Earth Day Section

Burien’s Environmental Science Center celebrates Earth Day

Burien’s Environmental Science Center celebrates Earth Day

By the end of Saturday morning, the beach was cleaner, the community was closer and two new trees were in the ground…but this wasn’t just any Saturday at Seahurst Park though – it was... [Read more]

Arbor Day/Earth Day celebration & clean-up event at Seahurst Park Sat., April 22

Arbor Day/Earth Day celebration & clean-up event at Seahurst Park Sat., April 22

Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 22 for an Arbor Day/Earth Day celebration and clean-up event at Seahurst Park from 9 a.m. – Noon. “Join us for a park clean-up and a tree planting in... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Earth Day Repair Fair coming to White Center on Saturday, April 22

Earth Day Repair Fair coming to White Center on Saturday, April 22

A special Earth Day Repair Fair will be held at the White Center Community Center gym at Steve Cox Memorial Park on Saturday, April 22. Bring your small household items, including clothing! This event... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Celebrate a ‘Waste-Free Earth Day’ at The Recology Store on Saturday, April 18

Celebrate a ‘Waste-Free Earth Day’ at The Recology Store on Saturday, April 18

Advertiser Recology will be holding a ‘Waste-Free Earth Day’ event on Saturday, April 18, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at The Recology Store located at Five Corners Plaza. You can learn more... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from Discover Burien’s annual ‘Clean Sweep’ on Saturday

PHOTOS: Scenes from Discover Burien’s annual ‘Clean Sweep’ on Saturday

Dozens of volunteers got up bright and early Saturday morning to help brighten downtown Burien during Discover Burien’s annual ‘Clean Sweep,’ which started at 8 a.m. at the Fire Station. BTB... [Read more]

Volunteers Wanted for West Duwamish Earth Day Habitat Help on April 20

Volunteers Wanted for West Duwamish Earth Day Habitat Help on April 20

Nature Consortium will bring together two live painters, over seven live musicians, and 500 shovel-wielding volunteers from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 for a unique Earth Day celebration in... [Read more]

Help Beautify Burien During Annual Clean Sweep Event Saturday, April 20

Help Beautify Burien During Annual Clean Sweep Event Saturday, April 20

Discover Burien (we’re members, and Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer serves on the board) will be holding its annual ‘Clean Sweep’ event on Saturday, April 20, where everyone is invited... [Read more]

Environmental Science Center Announces Earth Day Kids Art Contest Winners

Environmental Science Center Announces Earth Day Kids Art Contest Winners

Burien’s Environmental Science Center (ESC) has selected three artworks to celebrate Earth Day and keeping the earth healthy through environmental stewardship…

Environmental Science Center Announces Earth Day Art Contest for Kids

Environmental Science Center Announces Earth Day Art Contest for Kids

Burien’s Environmental Science Center (ESC) would like to invite kids ages 5-13 to participate in its third annual Earth Day Art Contest. The deadline is Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, and winners will... [Read more]

PHOTOS: City of Burien Celebrates Arbor & Earth Day at Puget Sound Park

PHOTOS: City of Burien Celebrates Arbor & Earth Day at Puget Sound Park

The City of Burien commemorated both Arbor Day and Earth Day on Wednesday morning (April 11) with a ceremony and tree planting at Puget Sound Park. Burien Parks staff gathered, along with a handful of... [Read more]

Happy Earth Day! 2 Frugal Chicks Have Some Great ‘Earthy’ Bargains For You

Happy Earth Day! 2 Frugal Chicks Have Some Great ‘Earthy’ Bargains For You

Happy Earth Day From The B-Town Blog! “This year, Earth Day’s theme is themed after A Billion Acts of Green: our people-powered campaign to generate a billion acts of environmental service... [Read more]

Environmental Science Center Names Winners Of Earth Day Art Contest

Environmental Science Center Names Winners Of Earth Day Art Contest

ESC Trustee Jacqueline Drumheller, Grand Prize Winner Olivia Gibson, Teacher Keith Matthews, Principal Michael Fosberg (L to R) This past Friday (Jan 28) the Environmental Science Center (ESC) presented... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Both Burien And Des Moines Get Cleaned Up

PHOTOS: Both Burien And Des Moines Get Cleaned Up

Saturday morning (4/25), both the cities of Burien and Des Moines were overtaken by eager and helpful volunteers, young and old alike, wearing orange vests and gloves, filling up their trash bags for a day of group clean up.

In Burien, the annual “Clean Sweep” kicked off at 8am with approximately 400 volunteers, including at least 200 from Iglesia Ni Cristo Church, lead by Ronel’ Ibanez, who fittingly won the grand prize of a mountain bike in the raffle (look for him in the first slideshow below); here are some pics taken by Scott Schaefer:

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In Des Moines, Photographer Michael Brunk was on the scene, and he captured some great moments of Destination Des Moines’ annual Clean Up, as evidenced in this slideshow:

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Sea-Tac Airport Hosting Earth Day Fair Wed. 4/22

Sea-Tac Airport Hosting Earth Day Fair Wed. 4/22

Aside from being sued by angry residents over the third runway, Sea-Tac Airport seems to really be getting their green on lately, utilizing a wildlife biologist for bird control, and even winning a “Proggy” Award from PETA.

Now they’re celebrating Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22nd from 10am to 2pm.

Here are the details…

Earth Day Fair At Saltwater State Park Is This Friday

Earth Day Fair At Saltwater State Park Is This Friday

The King County Housing Authority and Federal Way Public Schools Americorps teams, in conjunction with Washington State Parks, are hosting an Earth Day Fair at Saltwater State Park in Des Moines (map below) this Friday, April 24th from 10am to 2pm.

“Be Water Wise” is the theme, and elementary and middle school students will have the opportunity to do interactive activities and visit information booths.

Here are the details:

WHAT: Earth Day “Be Water Wise” event at Saltwater State Park

WHEN: Friday, April 24th from 10am to 2pm…

Celebrate “Earth Day In May” At Seahurst Saturday

Celebrate “Earth Day In May” At Seahurst Saturday

The City of Burien and Volunteers for Outdoor Washington is having an “Earth Day In May” clean-up celebration at Seahurst Park this Saturday, May 31st, from 9am to 12:30pm: Meet and sign-in... [Read more]

Normandy Park Emergency Preparedness Fair Is Today

Normandy Park Emergency Preparedness Fair Is Today

Sorry for the late notice, but we just learned about this: Get prepared for the worst by reviewing the best safety techniques at the Normandy Park Emergency Preparedness Fair, which runs today from 2-8pm... [Read more]

JAZZ ADVISORY: Saturday Night At The 909! Warning!

JAZZ ADVISORY: Saturday Night At The 909! Warning!

This Saturday night, the B-Town Blog is forecasting a major Jazz Advisory, as Josephine Howell & Paul Richardson bring their amazing musicianship to the 909 Wine & Coffee Bar, which, coincidentally,... [Read more]

Miller Creek Needs You This Saturday (Earth Day)

Miller Creek Needs You This Saturday (Earth Day)

Are you looking for a good, local way to commemorate Earth Day this Saturday? Do you care about a healthy environment for your children? Do you want to improve the general B-Town area for fish, wildlife... [Read more]