The Green Seattle Partnership Blog

Thank You Shareholders!

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This week in the parks: Sept 4-10

Hello friends, fans, and supporters of Seattle's urban forest! If you want to plug into a volunteer project this week, look no further than these upcoming events. Your parks need you - so pick a date and head outside to dig in with some hands-on forest restoration....

GSP Dashboard

In order to meet the overall GSP goal of re-establishing and maintaining healthy urban forests by the year 2025, we strive to meet a number of primary targets each and every year: 1) new acres of invasive plants removed, 2) plants installed (planted), 3) acres of weed...

Forest Stairways

The city is a big place that can take a lifetime to explore. Seattle has over 650 public stairs of varying lengths and elevation challenges, which allows us both an opportunity to see the Emerald City’s incredible assets as well as some great forests that you might...

Mapping Restoration

Have you seen this map before? The GSP Reference Map helps us track restoration within individual parks while also monitoring progress citywide. We unveiled this new map last year on the ArcGIS Online platform, and it is a key tool in carrying out our goal to...

Parks: The Ultimate Outdoor Classroom

Bringing students into one of Seattle’s greenspaces allows students and educators to enter the ultimate outdoor classroom. It seems journal articles and newspaper/radio reports roll out weekly about the developmental and leardership-building benefits of getting kids...

Happy Native Plant Appreciation Week!

Why do native plants make our hearts skip a beat? So many reasons, we’re taking a whole week to tell you about it. Stick with us on the blog this week, as Forterra's Stewardship staff pens a love letter to the plants that help us do our best work. To understand the...