seahurst park beach Section

FOUND: Samsung cell phone found at Seahurst Park Beach Saturday

FOUND: Samsung cell phone found at Seahurst Park Beach Saturday

This Samsung cell phone was found at Seahurst Park Beach on Saturday, Jan. 14: The phone owner is likely a Spanish-speaking person. If you recognize this phone, please call Susan Wolf at (425) 830-3657.  Read More →

SAVE THE DATE: 3rd Seahurst Beach Family Campfire will be Friday, Sept. 23

SAVE THE DATE: 3rd Seahurst Beach Family Campfire will be Friday, Sept. 23

SAVE THE DATE: The Seahurst Beach Family Campfire returns for its 3rd year on Friday, Sept. 23, from 6 – 8 p.m. All are invited to watch the sunset, roast marshmallows and make s’mores around... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Wildlife, flowers, seaplane, humans spotted at Seahurst Park Beach

PHOTOS: Wildlife, flowers, seaplane, humans spotted at Seahurst Park Beach

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes these great photos – of wildlife, flowers, a seaplane and even humans(!) – enjoying Burien’s amazing Seahurst Park Beach last weekend (click images to see... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Probable ‘Noctiluca’ algal bloom seen at Seahurst Park Beach

PHOTOS: Probable ‘Noctiluca’ algal bloom seen at Seahurst Park Beach

BTB Reader Elizabeth Ruth Dutton Butcher sent us these photos, which she took at Burien’s Seahurst Park beach on Thursday, May 28, showing what is most likely an active algal bloom caused by Noctiluca,... [Read more]

You can be fined $250 for taking driftwood from any Burien Park beach

You can be fined $250 for taking driftwood from any Burien Park beach

A regular BTB Reader alerted us that on Tuesday morning (May 26), she witnessed three men dressed in restaurant cook uniforms take driftwood from Seahurst Park beach, load it into a green truck and take... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Reader photos at Seahurst Park prove that ‘Nature is awesome!’

PHOTOS: Reader photos at Seahurst Park prove that ‘Nature is awesome!’

BTB Reader Doug Early spent some time recently at Burien’s Seahurst Park, and told us: “I took a walk at Seahurst Park about an hour before sunset and took these photos. Nature is awesome!” Here... [Read more]

Volunteers needed as ‘Beach Naturalists’ to help at local beaches this summer

Volunteers needed as ‘Beach Naturalists’ to help at local beaches this summer

Beach Volunteers are needed to help out at local beaches for the Seattle Aquarium Beach Naturalist this summer, and training begins March 10. Why do barnacles stand on their heads? What do sea stars like... [Read more]

Environmental Science Center holding After-Hours Beach Walk Friday night

Environmental Science Center holding After-Hours Beach Walk Friday night

Burien’s Environmental Science Center will be holding an After-Hours Beach Walk this Friday night, Nov. 21, from 8 – 10 p.m. at their campus at Seahurst Park Beach. Naturalists will be on hand... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident has concerns about sodded grass at Seahurst Park Beach

LETTER: Resident has concerns about sodded grass at Seahurst Park Beach

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Friday was the ribbon cutting for the... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Ribbon cut Friday at restored Seahurst Park Beach

PHOTOS: Ribbon cut Friday at restored Seahurst Park Beach

Under clear blue – but blustery – skies on Friday, numerous dignitaries gathered for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the recently-restored Seahurst Park Beach in Burien…

Ribbon-cutting for restored Seahurst Park Beach will be Friday, Sept. 12

Ribbon-cutting for restored Seahurst Park Beach will be Friday, Sept. 12

The City of Burien, along with the Army Corps of Engineers will be holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the restored Seahurst Park Beach this Friday, Sept. 12, starting at 1:30 p.m. This event will celebrated... [Read more]

Seahurst Park set to re-open in August

Seahurst Park set to re-open in August

New fish ladder at Seahurst Park Beach. Construction crews are in the final stages of the Seahurst Shoreline Restoration Project, with a public opening planned for late August, the City of Burien announced. Crews... [Read more]

Burien Council approves $450,000 to complete Seahurst Park Restoration

Burien Council approves $450,000 to complete Seahurst Park Restoration

by Ralph Nichols Burien City Council members unanimously approved at their March 17 meeting an additional $450,000 to fund completion of phase two of the Seahurst Park Shoreline Ecosystem Restoration Project. Only... [Read more]

Cultural Artifacts found during Seahurst Park Beach restoration

Cultural Artifacts found during Seahurst Park Beach restoration

As workers were doing demolition during the Seahurst Park Beach restoration recently, they discovered cultural artifacts called “Shell Middens” along the shoreline…

Seahurst Park will close Monday, Oct. 28 to begin restoration project

Seahurst Park will close Monday, Oct. 28 to begin restoration project

It is official – according to a Tweet sent out by Burien Parks Tuesday (Oct. 15) – “Seahurst Park in #Burien to close Mon, Oct 28 to begin seawall removal & beach restoration project.” “This... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘Last Low Tide’ before Seahurst Park Beach undergoes restoration

PHOTOS: ‘Last Low Tide’ before Seahurst Park Beach undergoes restoration

BTB Contributor Maureen Hoffmann sent us the following note and photos, regarding Seahurst Park Beach, which will close in late September or early October for a restoration project: An elder Burien resident... [Read more]

County warning that shellfish infections running ‘double summer average’

County warning that shellfish infections running ‘double summer average’

Public Health – Seattle & King County announced Tuesday (Aug. 13) that “a saltwater bacteria has sickened more than twice the number of people in the county this summer than typically is... [Read more]

Burien’s Environmental Science Center ‘Seahurst Saturdays’ start May 18

Burien’s Environmental Science Center ‘Seahurst Saturdays’ start May 18

Burien’s Environmental Science Center (ESC) at Seahurst Park will be holding ‘Seahurst Saturday’ family programs this summer, on Saturdays from 10 a.m. – Noon (except for June 8), starting... [Read more]

Dead fin whale will be subject of ‘Science Seminar’ at Highline College Friday

Dead fin whale will be subject of ‘Science Seminar’ at Highline College Friday

The dead fin whale that washed on Burien’s Seahurst Park Beach April 13 will be the subject of a Science Seminar at Highline College Friday, April 26 at 2:20 p.m. (read our previous coverage here). “Did... [Read more]

UPDATE: Body of dead whale removed from Seahurst Park Beach Tuesday

UPDATE: Body of dead whale removed from Seahurst Park Beach Tuesday

At about 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon (April 16) workers from Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. pulled up to Seahurst Beach and began preparations to remove the body of the 65-foot fin whale…

FOLLOWUP/PHOTOS: Dead whale likely to be removed by end of week

FOLLOWUP/PHOTOS: Dead whale likely to be removed by end of week

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer The body of a fin whale that washed ashore on Burien’s Seahurst Park Beach will likely be removed by the end of this week, according to the city. As we first... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP/VIDEOS: Dead Fin Whale was ‘Apparent Victim of a Ship Strike’

FOLLOWUP/VIDEOS: Dead Fin Whale was ‘Apparent Victim of a Ship Strike’

The dead fin whale that washed ashore on Burien’s Seahurst Park Beach Saturday was the “apparent victim of a ship strike,” according to experts at the Seal Sitters Marine Mammal Stranding Network and Cascadia Research…

Seahurst Beach Closed Due To A Sewage Spill Tuesday; 2nd Time In 3 Months

Seahurst Beach Closed Due To A Sewage Spill Tuesday; 2nd Time In 3 Months

Not that anyone would be swimming in this chilly near-winter weather, but on Tuesday (Dec. 6) the state Department of Ecology’s King County Health District closed the swimming beach at Seahurst... [Read more]

Seahurst Park Beach Re-Opened For Swimming After Sewage Spill

Seahurst Park Beach Re-Opened For Swimming After Sewage Spill

According to the State Department of Ecology, Seahurst Park Beach has been re-opened after being closed to swimming Friday (Sept. 16th) due to a sewage spill. According to the state: “Sample results... [Read more]