The Green Seattle Partnership Blog

2016 Year in Review

Check out just how much progress we made in 2016 towards achieving our goal of restoring 2,500 acres of Seattle's forested parklands by 2025. Thank you to everyone who came out to volunteer with us in 2016, and we can't wait to see these numbers grow in the year...

What’s volunteer time worth, anyway?

Planting trees, grubbing out blackberry, pulling ivy all can be tough work; which makes our volunteers and the time they dedicate to the Partnership so valuable. But did you know that there is an actual dollar value attributed to volunteer hours? In fact, Independent...

Call For New Forest Stewards

  You may be ready to take your GSP volunteer commitment to the next level if you: Have attended a restoration workparty event in the past year in Seattle; Really love one particular forested park in your neighborhood and are concerned about its future; Want to...

Give Back this MLK Day with GSP

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is: 'What are you doing to help others?'"    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr This year, make MLK a day on, rather than a day off, by volunteering with the Green Seattle Partnership! Check out the list of events below to find a...

Stewardship in 2030

As the year ends, many of us speculate what the new year will bring. Personal goals and nation-wide shifts are on our collective minds. A long-term perspective on population and environmental guides our actions today as Green Seattle Partnership continues its 12th...

Green Seattle Day 2016!

Thank you to everyone who came to Green Seattle Day this year! We were beyond thrilled to have 958 volunteers join us at 14 parks across the city. Together we planted 4,392 trees and other plants that will grow up into our future urban forest. If you were one of those...

Forest Inventory Results

Background Green Seattle Partnership (GSP) annually inventories 300 – 500 acres of our active restoration sites using the GSP Inventory Protocols (available at www.greenseattle.org search: Inventory). Active restoration means that Parks staff, volunteers, or...