Category Archives: Environment

Damage to Salmon to Sound Trail at Carkeek Park

Have you ever seen the salmon along the Salmon to Sound Trail at Carkeek Park? For the next few weeks you can watch adult salmon returning to the creeks where they will spawn and complete their life cycle. Next February and March you can also witness thousands of baby salmon being released from the Imprint…

What to Do With Halloween Candy

Seattle Public Utilities reminds that there are ways to dispose of leftover Halloween candy. Seattle’s culinary candy experts have spoken. The worst Halloween candy is… Wax Lips and Teeth! Wax Lips and Teeth beat chocolate-covered bacon in a Seattle Public Utilities’ online poll. Candy Corn, which was voted the worst Halloween candy in 2011, this…

Venema Creek Project Update Meeting

Seattle Public Utilities will hold an information session about upcoming work on the Venema Creek project.  Below is the announcement. Construction for the Venema Creek Natural Drainage System (NDS) project will begin soon. The project team at Seattle Public Utilities would like to invite you to an informal drop-in session. Wednesday, October 29 5:30 –…

Free Trees for Neighborhoods

You can get free trees to plant around your home.  The Seattle reLeaf program is accepting applications for up to four free trees. The Trees for Neighborhoods program helps Seattle residents plant trees around their homes. Since 2009, Trees for Neighborhoods has planted over 4,000 trees in yards and along streets. That’s 4,000 more trees…

Free Classes on How to Keep Waterways Safe From Your Car’s Oil Leaks

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) says you can help keep water safe and clean by preventing pollution at its source.  And it is offering free classes on how to do so. Free Auto Leaks Class Help keep oil and other fluid leaks from your car from harming our local waterways and wildlife. Join the experts at…

Celebrate Earth Day at Carkeek Park Saturday April 26 10 AM to 8 PM

There will be a full day of Earth Day activities at Carkeek Park on Saturday April 26, sponsored by the Carkeek Park Advisory Council.  The wide range of activities means there is something for just about everyone.  Below is the flyer with full information.  

Free Shredding and Recycling Event this Saturday April 12, 11-2

The Windermere Real Estate offices at Greenwood & N125th St.  and at 311 N 85th Street are holding a free paper shredding and electronics recycling event this Saturday April 12.  Below are the particulars, including what recycling items are and are not accepted.  Lunch too! Saturday, April 12th, from 11 am to 2 pm, we will have two…

Spring Clean Your Part of Broadview

It’s time for Spring Clean — Seattle’s premier community cleanup event. Seattle Public Utilities invites you and your neighbors to participate April 1 through May 31. Help pick up litter, stencil storm drains, paint out graffiti, or remove invasive plants, in your community.  All Spring Clean projects are on public property. Volunteers receive free litter…

Community Climate Forum on Feb. 25

On February 25, the Office of Sustainability & Environment (OSE) will present the first of a quarterly forum series focused on climate action work in Seattle. Moderated by Jill Simmons, Director of OSE, these forums are a unique opportunity for residents and grassroots sustainability organizations to meet with City staff and leadership for in-depth conversations on the Climate Action Plan progress…

Public invited to have a say in Seattle Public Utilities’ future

Seattle Public Utilities is seeking input for its strategic plan.  Below is their recent news release. The public invited to have a say in Seattle Public Utilities’ future.  Five public meetings scheduled around the city, from early February to early March. Starting next month, Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) will be seeking the public’s help in…

Category Archives: Environment

Damage to Salmon to Sound Trail at Carkeek Park

Have you ever seen the salmon along the Salmon to Sound Trail at Carkeek Park? For the next few weeks you can watch adult salmon returning to the creeks where they will spawn and complete their life cycle. Next February and March you can also witness thousands of baby salmon being released from the Imprint…

What to Do With Halloween Candy

Seattle Public Utilities reminds that there are ways to dispose of leftover Halloween candy. Seattle’s culinary candy experts have spoken. The worst Halloween candy is… Wax Lips and Teeth! Wax Lips and Teeth beat chocolate-covered bacon in a Seattle Public Utilities’ online poll. Candy Corn, which was voted the worst Halloween candy in 2011, this…

Venema Creek Project Update Meeting

Seattle Public Utilities will hold an information session about upcoming work on the Venema Creek project.  Below is the announcement. Construction for the Venema Creek Natural Drainage System (NDS) project will begin soon. The project team at Seattle Public Utilities would like to invite you to an informal drop-in session. Wednesday, October 29 5:30 –…

Free Trees for Neighborhoods

You can get free trees to plant around your home.  The Seattle reLeaf program is accepting applications for up to four free trees. The Trees for Neighborhoods program helps Seattle residents plant trees around their homes. Since 2009, Trees for Neighborhoods has planted over 4,000 trees in yards and along streets. That’s 4,000 more trees…

Free Classes on How to Keep Waterways Safe From Your Car’s Oil Leaks

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) says you can help keep water safe and clean by preventing pollution at its source.  And it is offering free classes on how to do so. Free Auto Leaks Class Help keep oil and other fluid leaks from your car from harming our local waterways and wildlife. Join the experts at…

Celebrate Earth Day at Carkeek Park Saturday April 26 10 AM to 8 PM

There will be a full day of Earth Day activities at Carkeek Park on Saturday April 26, sponsored by the Carkeek Park Advisory Council.  The wide range of activities means there is something for just about everyone.  Below is the flyer with full information.  

Free Shredding and Recycling Event this Saturday April 12, 11-2

The Windermere Real Estate offices at Greenwood & N125th St.  and at 311 N 85th Street are holding a free paper shredding and electronics recycling event this Saturday April 12.  Below are the particulars, including what recycling items are and are not accepted.  Lunch too! Saturday, April 12th, from 11 am to 2 pm, we will have two…

Spring Clean Your Part of Broadview

It’s time for Spring Clean — Seattle’s premier community cleanup event. Seattle Public Utilities invites you and your neighbors to participate April 1 through May 31. Help pick up litter, stencil storm drains, paint out graffiti, or remove invasive plants, in your community.  All Spring Clean projects are on public property. Volunteers receive free litter…

Community Climate Forum on Feb. 25

On February 25, the Office of Sustainability & Environment (OSE) will present the first of a quarterly forum series focused on climate action work in Seattle. Moderated by Jill Simmons, Director of OSE, these forums are a unique opportunity for residents and grassroots sustainability organizations to meet with City staff and leadership for in-depth conversations on the Climate Action Plan progress…

Public invited to have a say in Seattle Public Utilities’ future

Seattle Public Utilities is seeking input for its strategic plan.  Below is their recent news release. The public invited to have a say in Seattle Public Utilities’ future.  Five public meetings scheduled around the city, from early February to early March. Starting next month, Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) will be seeking the public’s help in…

Category Archives: Environment

Damage to Salmon to Sound Trail at Carkeek Park

Have you ever seen the salmon along the Salmon to Sound Trail at Carkeek Park? For the next few weeks you can watch adult salmon returning to the creeks where they will spawn and complete their life cycle. Next February and March you can also witness thousands of baby salmon being released from the Imprint…

What to Do With Halloween Candy

Seattle Public Utilities reminds that there are ways to dispose of leftover Halloween candy. Seattle’s culinary candy experts have spoken. The worst Halloween candy is… Wax Lips and Teeth! Wax Lips and Teeth beat chocolate-covered bacon in a Seattle Public Utilities’ online poll. Candy Corn, which was voted the worst Halloween candy in 2011, this…

Venema Creek Project Update Meeting

Seattle Public Utilities will hold an information session about upcoming work on the Venema Creek project.  Below is the announcement. Construction for the Venema Creek Natural Drainage System (NDS) project will begin soon. The project team at Seattle Public Utilities would like to invite you to an informal drop-in session. Wednesday, October 29 5:30 –…

Free Trees for Neighborhoods

You can get free trees to plant around your home.  The Seattle reLeaf program is accepting applications for up to four free trees. The Trees for Neighborhoods program helps Seattle residents plant trees around their homes. Since 2009, Trees for Neighborhoods has planted over 4,000 trees in yards and along streets. That’s 4,000 more trees…

Free Classes on How to Keep Waterways Safe From Your Car’s Oil Leaks

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) says you can help keep water safe and clean by preventing pollution at its source.  And it is offering free classes on how to do so. Free Auto Leaks Class Help keep oil and other fluid leaks from your car from harming our local waterways and wildlife. Join the experts at…

Celebrate Earth Day at Carkeek Park Saturday April 26 10 AM to 8 PM

There will be a full day of Earth Day activities at Carkeek Park on Saturday April 26, sponsored by the Carkeek Park Advisory Council.  The wide range of activities means there is something for just about everyone.  Below is the flyer with full information.  

Free Shredding and Recycling Event this Saturday April 12, 11-2

The Windermere Real Estate offices at Greenwood & N125th St.  and at 311 N 85th Street are holding a free paper shredding and electronics recycling event this Saturday April 12.  Below are the particulars, including what recycling items are and are not accepted.  Lunch too! Saturday, April 12th, from 11 am to 2 pm, we will have two…

Spring Clean Your Part of Broadview

It’s time for Spring Clean — Seattle’s premier community cleanup event. Seattle Public Utilities invites you and your neighbors to participate April 1 through May 31. Help pick up litter, stencil storm drains, paint out graffiti, or remove invasive plants, in your community.  All Spring Clean projects are on public property. Volunteers receive free litter…

Community Climate Forum on Feb. 25

On February 25, the Office of Sustainability & Environment (OSE) will present the first of a quarterly forum series focused on climate action work in Seattle. Moderated by Jill Simmons, Director of OSE, these forums are a unique opportunity for residents and grassroots sustainability organizations to meet with City staff and leadership for in-depth conversations on the Climate Action Plan progress…

Public invited to have a say in Seattle Public Utilities’ future

Seattle Public Utilities is seeking input for its strategic plan.  Below is their recent news release. The public invited to have a say in Seattle Public Utilities’ future.  Five public meetings scheduled around the city, from early February to early March. Starting next month, Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) will be seeking the public’s help in…