What’s volunteer time worth, anyway?

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

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...
Forest Inventory Results

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...
World of the East Duwamish

World of the East Duwamish

Matthew Hilliard Day job: Corpsmember with Washington Conservation Corps Forest Steward at East Duwamish GS: Beacon Ave S (aka Horton)   My 1st priority for becoming a GSP forest steward was and still is to restore the ecosystems and habitat that have existed in...
Heron Watch 2016!

Heron Watch 2016!

Great Blue Herons are fascinating birds that can live up to 20 years. These majestic animals can grow to up to 4.5 feet tall and have a wingspan of over 6.5 feet wide, and they are living right in our wild backyard! Seattle is home to heron colonies in Kiwanis Ravine...