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Free Solar Workshop coming to Burien Library on Saturday, July 19

Free Solar Workshop coming to Burien Library on Saturday, July 19

Sustainable Burien is partnering with Northwest SEED and Seattle City Light to offer the opportunity to solarize with your community and receive a limited time group discount at a FREE Solar Workshop at... [Read more]

Dirt Alert! Learn about soil contamination from Asarco Smelter this Saturday

Dirt Alert! Learn about soil contamination from Asarco Smelter this Saturday

DIRT ALERT! Learn about soil contamination from the Asarco Smelter this Saturday, May 10 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Burien Library. Representatives from the Department of Ecology’s Tacoma... [Read more]

Learn why there’s a ‘Buzz about Mason Bees’ on Sunday, March 9

Learn why there’s a ‘Buzz about Mason Bees’ on Sunday, March 9

Learn why there’s a ‘Buzz about Mason Bees’ at a free Sustainable Burien presentation on Sunday, March 9 at the Burien Library. Here’s what you can expect: Coffee & Cookies... [Read more]

Sustainable Burien holding seminar on GMO Foods Monday, Oct. 21

Sustainable Burien holding seminar on GMO Foods Monday, Oct. 21

Sustainable Burien will be holding a seminar on GMO Foods on Monday, Oct. 21 at Elliott Bay Brewhouse & Pub. Here’s an announcement: SUSTAINABLE BURIEN GMO Foods: What are we eating? October... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘FIN’ the giant Salmon swims into Burien Town Square Park

PHOTOS: ‘FIN’ the giant Salmon swims into Burien Town Square Park

While not quite as popular (or stinky) as a beached fin whale, ‘FIN’ the giant Salmon ‘swam’ into Burien Town Square Park Wednesday, April 17, and Photographer Justin Bennett was... [Read more]

‘FIN’ the Giant Salmon will Swim into Burien Town Square Park April 17–18

‘FIN’ the Giant Salmon will Swim into Burien Town Square Park April 17–18

We’ve had some unusual invasions in Burien lately (UFOs, Men/Women in Black, Aliens, etc.), and we expect an invasion of another species that needs our help. ‘FIN,’ a giant salmon, will... [Read more]

Local Ornithologists Take Part in ‘Burien Birdfest’

Local Ornithologists Take Part in ‘Burien Birdfest’

Local Ornithologists – aka bird watchers – took part in the ‘Burien Birdfest’ at Dottie Harper Park on Feb. 15 – 18, watching and counting various birds in B-Town. Burien just happens... [Read more]

Environmental Science Center’s ‘Don’t Feed the Monster’ Workshop is March 10

Environmental Science Center’s ‘Don’t Feed the Monster’ Workshop is March 10

The Environmental Science Center, Sustainable Burien, and Sustainable West Seattle, with support from the City of Burien, King County, and The Russell Family Foundation are sponsoring ‘Don’t... [Read more]

Ready to ‘Tweet’? Burien Birdfest Coming to Dottie Harper Park Sunday, Feb. 17

Ready to ‘Tweet’? Burien Birdfest Coming to Dottie Harper Park Sunday, Feb. 17

It’s a ‘Tweet’ of a different nature – it’s the Burien Birdfest, and it’s coming to the Dottie Harper Building/Park on Sunday, Feb. 17, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. The event... [Read more]

Learn About Wildlife Habitats at Next Sustainable Burien Meeting Sept. 9

Learn About Wildlife Habitats at Next Sustainable Burien Meeting Sept. 9

Sustainable Burien’s next meeting will be from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9, and will focus on wildlife habitats at home or in the community. This next gathering will take place at a new... [Read more]

Tour Two ‘Urban Gardens’ at Sustainable Burien Event Sunday, Aug. 12

Tour Two ‘Urban Gardens’ at Sustainable Burien Event Sunday, Aug. 12

Sustainable Burien‘s next meeting will involve a tour of two Urban Gardens on Sunday, Aug. 12th, starting at Town Square Park at 2 p.m. “We’ll meet at ‘the Rock’ at Burien Town... [Read more]

Did You Forage Through Seahurst Park Sunday? Maureen Hoffmann Did…

Did You Forage Through Seahurst Park Sunday? Maureen Hoffmann Did…

Did you forage your way through Seahurst Park on Sunday? (read our original event listing here) Our friend and local Artist Maureen Hoffmann did (along with 33 others), as part of a Sustainable Burien... [Read more]

REMINDER: Learn about Sustainable Yards & More at Free Workshop Sunday

REMINDER: Learn about Sustainable Yards & More at Free Workshop Sunday

REMINDER: The Environmental Science Center is teaming up with Sustainable Burien to present a FREE Workshop called ‘Your Sustainable Yard: Rain Gardens, Native Plants and More,’ to be held... [Read more]

Sustainable Burien’s Next Meeting Is A ‘Film Day’ On Sunday, Nov. 14th

Sustainable Burien’s Next Meeting Is A ‘Film Day’ On Sunday, Nov. 14th

Sustainable Burien’s next meeting will be Sunday, Nov. 14th, and will be a special “Film Day” with a screening of “Food, Inc.”, this time at a private residence in Burien. Note... [Read more]

Next Sustainable Burien Meeting Will Focus On Permaculture Oct. 10th

Next Sustainable Burien Meeting Will Focus On Permaculture Oct. 10th

The next Sustainable Burien meeting will focus on “Permaculture,” and will be at 2pm on Sunday, Oct. 10th at the Burien Library. Here are the details: WHAT: Sustainable Burien’s monthly... [Read more]

Next Sustainable Burien Meeting Is Sunday, Sept. 12th

Next Sustainable Burien Meeting Is Sunday, Sept. 12th

The next Sustainable Burien meeting will be at 2pm on Sunday, Sept. 12th at the Burien Library. Here are the details: WHAT: Sustainable Burien’s monthly meeting. WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 12th, from 2pm... [Read more]

Mark Your Calendar For This Sunday’s B-Patch Garden Day!

Mark Your Calendar For This Sunday’s B-Patch Garden Day!

It’s a garden party this Sunday (August 29) at Burien’s new community garden! The garden — a collaboration between Sustainable Burien and Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services... [Read more]

Sustainable Burien’s Sunday Meeting Moved To Community Garden

Sustainable Burien’s Sunday Meeting Moved To Community Garden

The good folks at Sustainable Burien want our Readers to know that their next meeting, set for this Sunday, Aug. 8th, is being moved from the usual spot at the new library to Burien’s Community Gardens,... [Read more]

Steve Richmond Of Garden Cycles At Sustainable Burien’s Next Meeting

Steve Richmond Of Garden Cycles At Sustainable Burien’s Next Meeting

Steve Richmond of Garden Cycles will talk about invasive plant issues as it relates to ecosystem health and more at the next Sustainable Burien meeting, at 2pm on Sunday, July 11th at the Burien Library. Steve... [Read more]

“Making Your Home A Hybrid” Topic Of Sunday’s Sustainable Burien Meeting

“Making Your Home A Hybrid” Topic Of Sunday’s Sustainable Burien Meeting

“Making Your Home a Hybrid” will be discussed at the next Sustainable Burien meeting, at 2pm this Sunday, June 13h at the Burien Library. Guest speaker will be Eric Thomas, founder of Solar... [Read more]

Burien Boasts Bountiful And Botanical “Bee-Patches”

Burien Boasts Bountiful And Botanical “Bee-Patches”

by Rob Johnson In case anyone didn’t know, Burien now boasts a wonderful community garden at 437 SW 144th, behind the old Community Center. Many of the gardeners are folks who are just getting back... [Read more]

"Transition Towns" On Agenda For Next Sustainable Burien Meeting

"Transition Towns" On Agenda For Next Sustainable Burien Meeting

“Transition Towns” will be the main topic at the next Sustainable Burien meeting, at 2pm on Sunday, April 11th at the Burien Library. The speaker will be Leo Brodie, who will speak about the... [Read more]

“Creating A Garden Community” At Sustainable Burien Meeting Mar. 14

“Creating A Garden Community” At Sustainable Burien Meeting Mar. 14

“Creating a Sustainable Gardening Community” will be the main topic at the next Sustainable Burien meeting at 2pm on Sunday, March 14th at the Burien Library. The speaker will be Craig Bye,... [Read more]

Permaculture & Haiti Topics Of Sustainable Burien Meeting Feb. 14th

Permaculture & Haiti Topics Of Sustainable Burien Meeting Feb. 14th

Teacher Marisha Auerbach will be speaking about Permaculture and her upcoming relief work in Haiti at the next Sustainable Burien meeting at 2pm on Sunday, Feb. 14th at the Burien Library. Auerbach will... [Read more]