The National Park Service‘s Seattle Office has an opening for an AmeriCorps intern position in their downtown office near Pioneer Square. Here is a link to a position description for a Southwest Conservation Legacy-AmeriCorps position with the NPS in Seattle office that will begin immediately and extend through December 2014. NPS has worked with three interns over the last three years, and are excited to have another opportunity to work with a young professional. They are hoping to find ..continue reading
The City of Seattle is opening up the application process for new commissioners to serve on the Immigrant and Refugee Commission. The Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs was created in January 2012 and this commission is one of the many important ways in which the City ensures that they are actively engaging and working with immigrant and refugee communities.
With the unprecedented growth in ..continue reading
Seattle Parks and Recreation, in conjunction with the Green Seattle Partnership, is undertaking another project to preserve portions of Me-Kwa-Mooks Park off SW Jacobsen Road. Activities will include control of four acres of invasive weeds, planting thousands of native plants, erosion control and litter removal with the help of urban forestry crews and volunteer support.
The public can expect to see activity throughout the year on ..continue reading
The Delridge Grocery Cooperative, opening late this summer (2014), will provide the Delridge community and beyond with a full range of affordable, healthy local and sustainable food.
The Delridge Grocery Cooperative announced that they are seeking a Startup General Manager to lead their successful launch as the Delridge neighborhood’s community owned grocery store.
Are you a resourceful self-starter with plenty of hustle and thrive in a start-up environment?Are you excited to lead and manage, and be the driver of new ..continue reading
The Seattle City Light 2013 Environment Report now available.
As a municipal untility, we should be proud of City Light for many reasons, City Light says, including their protection of fish and wildlife habitats, reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, resource conservation, and collaboration with stakeholders on environmental issues related to City Light’s electricity generation and distribution.
Do you dream of living in a tree house? Do you eagerly await the first leaf buds in the spring? Do you love to lie on your back and watch branches dancing in the breeze? Does a stroll down a tree-lined street put a smile on your face? You may be a tree lover!
Seattle Parks and Recreation Lists Seattle Volunteer Naturalist Program 2014 - Share your love and knowledge of urban nature with park visitors!
Deadline for applications is Feb 12!!
Do you love sharing nature with others? Are you interested in learning more about the flora and fauna of Seattle’s many public green spaces and parks? If so, you are the perfect candidate for the Seattle Volunteer Naturalist program. Volunteer Naturalists participate in 10 weeks of ..continue reading
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has just released a call for new parklet applications, and you’re invited to apply. Parklets convert one or two on-street parking spaces into public open space and help to activate the right-of-way, promote economic vitality, and support vibrant neighborhoods. They are privately ..continue reading
During the week of January 27, 2014, King County contractor crews will continue survey work around the project area and begin clearing the project site east of Lowman Beach Park to prepare for site stabilization activities in February.
Some of the survey work will occur in streets and sidewalks near the project sites. Traffic control personnel will be present to assist passage through the work areas and avoid congestion.
Crews will remove some trees, brush, underground tanks and building foundations ..continue reading
Seattle Parks and Recreation will host three community meetings in January to get feedback on the work done by the Parks Legacy Citizens’ Advisory Committee in preparation for a potential 2014 park and recreation funding ballot measure.