The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) Urban Forestry launched the Street Tree Management Plan in 2016. Through effective inventorying, maintenance, replacement, and community involvement, they hope to ensure the health, preservation and expansion of Seattle’s urban forest. They are looking for your feedback on how and where SDOT should focus street tree work through 2024.
Join local Tree Ambassador Heidi Mair to celebrate spring and walk among the wondrous and awe-inspiring trees of Wedgwood.
Seattle Parks and Recreation will continue work to clean up debris and provide ditch maintenance at two landslide sites along sections of the Burke-Gilman Trail between NE 125th Street and NE 135th Street in northeast Seattle. The heavy rain has filled the ditches and requires attention.
On Thursday, October 27th the Thornton Creek Alliance will hear how recent creek improvement work will help promote the health of the watershed.
The boardwalk and trail at Yesler Swamp is complete! This wonderful urban amenity looks out over Union Bay and is adjacent to the Center for Urban Horticulture in Laurelhurst. Everyone is invited to a celebration of completion on Sunday, October 16th, from 1 to 3 PM.
The Mountaineers with its program center at Magnuson Park, 7700 Sand Point Way NE, will have an info session from 6:30 to 7:30 PM on Monday, September 26th. You can meet the Mountaineers, learn about programs, classes and meetings, see the bookstore and facilities such as the climbing wall.
An urban legend has been confirmed: there are deer living in the ravines in northeast Seattle.
There will be a festival event on Saturday, June 11th in Meadowbrook, the neighborhood just north of Wedgwood, where you can learn about the Thornton Creek Watershed.
Go on a family-friendly bird walk on Tuesday morning, June 7th with bird guides from Seattle Audubon Society.
In the Spring season wild animals are out and about and may be more visible.