Category Archives: Parks

Outdoor Preschool to Open at Carkeek Park in September

In an innovative partnership, Seattle Parks and Recreation is providing space for Tiny Trees Preschool to operate, on a pilot basis, 11 affordable, nature-rich outdoor preschool classes, helping 180 children a day at four Seattle Parks. At Tiny Trees, 52% of the incoming class receives financial assistance. At Carkeek Park, families who make less than…

CARKEEK PARK’S 36TH ANNUAL EARTH DAY CELEBRATION

CARKEEK PARK’s 36th Annual EARTH DAY Celebration Saturday, April 23, 2016 Join us the Saturday after Earth Day for opportunities to help keep Carkeek Park thriving, meet volunteers and learn about ways to sign-up for future involvement. Come celebrate and learn more about your park community. Schedule of Activities 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Piper’s…

Observe Salmon Fry Release at Carkeek Park

The volunteers who manage the salmon imprint pond adjacent to Venema Creek in Carkeek Park will release the first batch of imprinted salmon Tuesday March 1. The release will be around 5:30 PM at the imprint pond, which is at the end of the Salmon to Sound Trail. You can observe the release by visiting…

Become a Seattle Volunteer Naturalist!

  Seattle Volunteer Naturalists enhance, promote and foster an appreciation of nature by connecting families and students with their Seattle parklands, and providing educational opportunities for all. As a Seattle Volunteer Naturalist, you will: Receive training on Pacific Northwest flora and fauna, habitats and environmental education techniques for diverse audiences. Lead hands-on learning experiences in a…

Meet the new superintendent of Seattle Parks and Recreation

Seattle Parks and Recreation Superintendent Jesús Aguirre will host a series of community meetings throughout the summer and fall to share his vision for the future of the department and to learn more about the unique needs of each of the city’s diverse neighborhoods. Superintendent Aguirre will give a brief presentation on the department’s goals…

Heaven and Earth Art Exhibition at Carkeek Park

Again this year there is an outdoor art exhibition at Carkeek Park.  Since 2009 the Heaven and Earth exhibition has presented art for the public’s enjoyment.  This year’s exhibition has artworks on the theme “Propagation.” Here is a link to the online information about the exhibition.  It includes an interactive map showing the art works, and…

Steward Position at Carkeek Park Demonstration Gardens

  If you are you interested in: working in a beautiful environment with a wide variety of plants native to the Pacific Northwest, as well as the continental US, maintaining gardens created for pollinators, and native and migrating birds, propagating, dividing, transplanting plants, collecting and sowing seeds, building and maintaining soil health using a modified…

Carkeek Park’s EarthKeepers Day Camp

Do you want your child’s summer to include a day camp experience like no other? Carkeek Park’s EarthKeepers Day Camp for children (ages 6-12) is within 220 acres of lush forest, meadows, wetlands, creeks, and beach formed by the magic of water and time. On any given day a camp participant may explore the tide…

Carkeek Park Celebration May 2

Carkeek Park Environmental Learning Center Pioneers & Garden Celebration Sponsored By: Broadview Garden Club & Carkeek Watershed Community Action Project Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 10:30AM to 2:30PM 950 NW Carkeek Park Road 10:30 to 11AM: Eelgrass Exploration An adventure in the eelgrass area off Carkeek Park in a video taken by Wayne Palsson followed…

Carkeek Park’s 35th Annual Earth Day Celebration

The annual Earth Day events at Carkeek Park will be on Saturday April 18, from 10 Am to 2 PM.   Below are details.  

Category Archives: Parks

Outdoor Preschool to Open at Carkeek Park in September

In an innovative partnership, Seattle Parks and Recreation is providing space for Tiny Trees Preschool to operate, on a pilot basis, 11 affordable, nature-rich outdoor preschool classes, helping 180 children a day at four Seattle Parks. At Tiny Trees, 52% of the incoming class receives financial assistance. At Carkeek Park, families who make less than…

CARKEEK PARK’S 36TH ANNUAL EARTH DAY CELEBRATION

CARKEEK PARK’s 36th Annual EARTH DAY Celebration Saturday, April 23, 2016 Join us the Saturday after Earth Day for opportunities to help keep Carkeek Park thriving, meet volunteers and learn about ways to sign-up for future involvement. Come celebrate and learn more about your park community. Schedule of Activities 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Piper’s…

Observe Salmon Fry Release at Carkeek Park

The volunteers who manage the salmon imprint pond adjacent to Venema Creek in Carkeek Park will release the first batch of imprinted salmon Tuesday March 1. The release will be around 5:30 PM at the imprint pond, which is at the end of the Salmon to Sound Trail. You can observe the release by visiting…

Become a Seattle Volunteer Naturalist!

  Seattle Volunteer Naturalists enhance, promote and foster an appreciation of nature by connecting families and students with their Seattle parklands, and providing educational opportunities for all. As a Seattle Volunteer Naturalist, you will: Receive training on Pacific Northwest flora and fauna, habitats and environmental education techniques for diverse audiences. Lead hands-on learning experiences in a…

Meet the new superintendent of Seattle Parks and Recreation

Seattle Parks and Recreation Superintendent Jesús Aguirre will host a series of community meetings throughout the summer and fall to share his vision for the future of the department and to learn more about the unique needs of each of the city’s diverse neighborhoods. Superintendent Aguirre will give a brief presentation on the department’s goals…

Heaven and Earth Art Exhibition at Carkeek Park

Again this year there is an outdoor art exhibition at Carkeek Park.  Since 2009 the Heaven and Earth exhibition has presented art for the public’s enjoyment.  This year’s exhibition has artworks on the theme “Propagation.” Here is a link to the online information about the exhibition.  It includes an interactive map showing the art works, and…

Steward Position at Carkeek Park Demonstration Gardens

  If you are you interested in: working in a beautiful environment with a wide variety of plants native to the Pacific Northwest, as well as the continental US, maintaining gardens created for pollinators, and native and migrating birds, propagating, dividing, transplanting plants, collecting and sowing seeds, building and maintaining soil health using a modified…

Carkeek Park’s EarthKeepers Day Camp

Do you want your child’s summer to include a day camp experience like no other? Carkeek Park’s EarthKeepers Day Camp for children (ages 6-12) is within 220 acres of lush forest, meadows, wetlands, creeks, and beach formed by the magic of water and time. On any given day a camp participant may explore the tide…

Carkeek Park Celebration May 2

Carkeek Park Environmental Learning Center Pioneers & Garden Celebration Sponsored By: Broadview Garden Club & Carkeek Watershed Community Action Project Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 10:30AM to 2:30PM 950 NW Carkeek Park Road 10:30 to 11AM: Eelgrass Exploration An adventure in the eelgrass area off Carkeek Park in a video taken by Wayne Palsson followed…

Carkeek Park’s 35th Annual Earth Day Celebration

The annual Earth Day events at Carkeek Park will be on Saturday April 18, from 10 Am to 2 PM.   Below are details.  

Category Archives: Parks

Outdoor Preschool to Open at Carkeek Park in September

In an innovative partnership, Seattle Parks and Recreation is providing space for Tiny Trees Preschool to operate, on a pilot basis, 11 affordable, nature-rich outdoor preschool classes, helping 180 children a day at four Seattle Parks. At Tiny Trees, 52% of the incoming class receives financial assistance. At Carkeek Park, families who make less than…

CARKEEK PARK’S 36TH ANNUAL EARTH DAY CELEBRATION

CARKEEK PARK’s 36th Annual EARTH DAY Celebration Saturday, April 23, 2016 Join us the Saturday after Earth Day for opportunities to help keep Carkeek Park thriving, meet volunteers and learn about ways to sign-up for future involvement. Come celebrate and learn more about your park community. Schedule of Activities 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Piper’s…

Observe Salmon Fry Release at Carkeek Park

The volunteers who manage the salmon imprint pond adjacent to Venema Creek in Carkeek Park will release the first batch of imprinted salmon Tuesday March 1. The release will be around 5:30 PM at the imprint pond, which is at the end of the Salmon to Sound Trail. You can observe the release by visiting…

Become a Seattle Volunteer Naturalist!

  Seattle Volunteer Naturalists enhance, promote and foster an appreciation of nature by connecting families and students with their Seattle parklands, and providing educational opportunities for all. As a Seattle Volunteer Naturalist, you will: Receive training on Pacific Northwest flora and fauna, habitats and environmental education techniques for diverse audiences. Lead hands-on learning experiences in a…

Meet the new superintendent of Seattle Parks and Recreation

Seattle Parks and Recreation Superintendent Jesús Aguirre will host a series of community meetings throughout the summer and fall to share his vision for the future of the department and to learn more about the unique needs of each of the city’s diverse neighborhoods. Superintendent Aguirre will give a brief presentation on the department’s goals…

Heaven and Earth Art Exhibition at Carkeek Park

Again this year there is an outdoor art exhibition at Carkeek Park.  Since 2009 the Heaven and Earth exhibition has presented art for the public’s enjoyment.  This year’s exhibition has artworks on the theme “Propagation.” Here is a link to the online information about the exhibition.  It includes an interactive map showing the art works, and…

Steward Position at Carkeek Park Demonstration Gardens

  If you are you interested in: working in a beautiful environment with a wide variety of plants native to the Pacific Northwest, as well as the continental US, maintaining gardens created for pollinators, and native and migrating birds, propagating, dividing, transplanting plants, collecting and sowing seeds, building and maintaining soil health using a modified…

Carkeek Park’s EarthKeepers Day Camp

Do you want your child’s summer to include a day camp experience like no other? Carkeek Park’s EarthKeepers Day Camp for children (ages 6-12) is within 220 acres of lush forest, meadows, wetlands, creeks, and beach formed by the magic of water and time. On any given day a camp participant may explore the tide…

Carkeek Park Celebration May 2

Carkeek Park Environmental Learning Center Pioneers & Garden Celebration Sponsored By: Broadview Garden Club & Carkeek Watershed Community Action Project Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 10:30AM to 2:30PM 950 NW Carkeek Park Road 10:30 to 11AM: Eelgrass Exploration An adventure in the eelgrass area off Carkeek Park in a video taken by Wayne Palsson followed…

Carkeek Park’s 35th Annual Earth Day Celebration

The annual Earth Day events at Carkeek Park will be on Saturday April 18, from 10 Am to 2 PM.   Below are details.