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Comments on Natural Area and Greenbelt Supplemental Use Guidelines

The following comments were delivered by Steve Zemke, Chair of the Friends of Seattle’s Urban Forest to the Seattle Parks Board on June 25, 2015. The Seattle Parks Department is proposing to open up long protected natural areas and greenbelts &...
by Friends of Urban Forest on Jul 4, 2015

Draft EIS for Seattle 2035 Comprehensive Plan Gives Urban Forest Short Shift

  Seattle is currently undergoing an update of its Comprehensive Plan. The update to deal with growth projections over the next 20 years is required under the State’s Growth Management Act. The projections are that Seattle will see a sign...
by Friends of Urban Forest on Jun 16, 2015

Keeping Cheasty, and All Seattle’s Natural Areas, Healthy for Urban Nature

  The Thornton Creek Alliance has sent the following letter to the Seattle Park Board Commissioners questioning the pilot project proposal to open a large section of the Cheasty Green Belt and Natural Area to active sports use by mountain bikes...
by Friends of Urban Forest on Apr 23, 2015

DNR Seeking Volunteers in May to Help Remove Non-Native Plants, Replace with Native Plantings in Southeast Michigan

The Department of Natural Resources is seeking volunteers for stewardship workdays at southeast Michigan state parks and recreation areas in May. Volunteers will help remove garlic mustard, a non-native invasive plant, from natural areas while other...

Illinois researchers discovering new natural areas

SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois researchers say nearly 200 new sites could be added to the state's inventory of natural areas.
by Chicago Fabulous Blog on Mar 13, 2011

$850 of Youth Scholarship Program given by Apprentice Ecologist Initiative

The Apprentice Ecologist Initiative™ (officially recognized by the U.S. EPA) has involved tens of thousands of young people (children, adolescents and college-age youth) from around the world in environmental cleanup and conservation projects fr...

Tips on How to Tell If Your Home Has Fleas  

Jay East Picture by dumbonyc Shop Name: Jay East Venue address: 67 Jay Road (involving Water and Front Streets). Brooklyn, NY 11201. Closest train is F to York Road, A to Higher Road Retailer Hours: 11 – 6pm, everyday Class: Antique Asian furni...
by Home and Garden Online on Jan 30, 2011

The Nature Conservancy Pledges $20 Million to Expand Water Funds

New York, NY (Vocus) September 22, 2010 Today at the Clinton Global Initiative, Mark Tercek, The Nature Conservancy’s President and CEO, announced a $ 20 million pledge to help protect drinking water for 12 million people in Latin...
by Working and Sports on Jan 17, 2011

history of Fincas rusticas for venta

Recent years have passed very strict hunting laws in fincas rusticas that provide for the establishment of preserves when different royal houses European nobles and Portugal, Castile, France, now Germany, etc.. Since the Renaissance and especially th...
by Article Buz on Nov 22, 2010

Kids, Work and beaver island

Beaver Island much of its 54 square miles coated in lush hardwood forests sand dunes or pristine inland lakes is not nicely identified. Detailed map...The article Kids, Work and beaver island take from: US Today Trends Echoing this news on http://w...
by US Today Trends on Nov 9, 2010

Volunteers Needed for Stewardship Workdays in Southeast Michigan in November

Volunteers are needed to help collect native plant seeds and cut invasive shrubs in natural areas within state parks and recreation areas.


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