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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]