trees Section

Port of Seattle holding Tree Planting Work Party Saturday, Jan. 26

Port of Seattle holding Tree Planting Work Party Saturday, Jan. 26

Join the Port of Seattle, Sea-Tac Airport and other community members to get muddy and plant native trees at the Miller Creek Community Planting site on the morning of Saturday, Jan. 26. Participants will... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #375’s Christmas Tree Recycle Event will be Jan. 5 & 6

Boy Scout Troop #375’s Christmas Tree Recycle Event will be Jan. 5 & 6

Boy Scout Troop #375 will be holding its annual Christmas Tree Recycling Event on Saturday, Jan. 5, and Sunday, Jan. 6 at the Burien Eagles. “This is our primary fundraiser for all our Scout activities... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #392’s Christmas Tree Recycling will be Dec. 29 & Jan. 5

Boy Scout Troop #392’s Christmas Tree Recycling will be Dec. 29 & Jan. 5

Boy Scout Troop #392 will again be holding its annual Christmas Tree Recycling Event at John Knox Presbyterian Church on two Saturdays: Saturday, Dec. 29 Saturday, Jan. 5 Both events will run from 9... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Engaging Trees’ series continues this Sunday at Burien Library

REMINDER: ‘Engaging Trees’ series continues this Sunday at Burien Library

REMINDER: SoCoCulture’s FREE ‘Engaging Trees’ series will continue this Sunday, Nov. 18, with Seattle Times environmental reporter and author of “Witness Tree,” Lynda Mapes, who... [Read more]

Open Houses about Green City Partnerships coming up Oct. 29 & Nov. 7

Open Houses about Green City Partnerships coming up Oct. 29 & Nov. 7

Burien, SeaTac and Des Moines are joining the ranks of nine other Green City Partnerships around Puget Sound — collaborations between Forterra, the Port of Seattle, city governments, community organizations,... [Read more]

‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series continues Sunday, Nov. 18 at Burien Library

‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series continues Sunday, Nov. 18 at Burien Library

SoCoCulture’s FREE ‘Engaging Trees’ series will continue on Sunday, Nov. 18 with Seattle Times environmental reporter and author of “Witness Tree,” Lynda Mapes, who will give a talk... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Miller Creek Tree Planting event on Saturday, Oct. 27

Volunteers needed for Miller Creek Tree Planting event on Saturday, Oct. 27

Volunteers are needed for a Miller Creek Tree Planting event on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The Miller Creek Trail in Burien provides important recreational opportunity and valuable... [Read more]

Trees will be given away FREE at this Thursday’s Burien Farmers Market

Trees will be given away FREE at this Thursday’s Burien Farmers Market

Weed Warriors and the “Making Burien Awesome” program have more trees to give away to Burien residents for FREE this Thursday only, Oct. 18, at the Burien Farmer’s Market. The FREE tree giveaway... [Read more]

Take a Natural and Cultural History Hike Through Trees this Saturday, Oct. 13

Take a Natural and Cultural History Hike Through Trees this Saturday, Oct. 13

Take a FREE Natural and Cultural History Hike Through Trees led by Jim Demetre, local writer and tree enthusiast, along Des Moines Creek to the shore of Puget Sound this Saturday, Oct. 13. This free,... [Read more]

SoCo Culture’s ‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series kicks off tonight in Des Moines

SoCo Culture’s ‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series kicks off tonight in Des Moines

SoCo Culture’s Engaging Trees Speaker Series, which explores the vital role of trees in our lives begins TONIGHT – Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 – in Des Moines. This free event will include a panel... [Read more]

‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series will hold programs on Sept. 19 & Oct. 13

‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series will hold programs on Sept. 19 & Oct. 13

The story behind this historic tree in downtown Des Moines can be found on SoCoCulture.org’s crowd-sourced story-map – and the tree is just steps away from the Des Moines Oddfellows Hall, venue for... [Read more]

SoCoCulture and local Artist team up to document culturally significant trees

SoCoCulture and local Artist team up to document culturally significant trees

Artist Katherine Wimble Fox and the South King County Cultural Coalition (SoCoCulture) announced this week an open call to the public to contribute to the crowd-sourced, online, interactive Forest for... [Read more]

DIRT Corps FREE Tree Giveaway will be Saturday, Feb. 24 at Burien Library

DIRT Corps FREE Tree Giveaway will be Saturday, Feb. 24 at Burien Library

Come join DIRT Corps at the Burien Library on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, for a FREE tree giveaway event from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Part of our green infrastructure mission is to increase tree canopy in our... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #392 will recycle Holiday Trees at John Knox Dec. 30 & Jan. 6

Boy Scout Troop #392 will recycle Holiday Trees at John Knox Dec. 30 & Jan. 6

Boy Scout Troop #392 will be holding a Christmas Tree Recycling event at John Knox Church on two consecutive Saturdays – Dec. 30 and Jan. 6 – from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. WHEN: Dec. 30 Jan. 6 WHERE: John... [Read more]

Tree falls down onto SW 160th Street in Burien Thursday morning

Tree falls down onto SW 160th Street in Burien Thursday morning

Story & Photos by Joe Moldovan Thursday morning (March 2) around 9 a.m., a large old tree fell down across SW 160th Street near 8th Ave SW (map below) in Burien. Police quickly responded by closing... [Read more]