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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]

Boy Scout Troop #375 will recycle Christmas Trees on Jan. 7 & 8

Boy Scout Troop #375 will recycle Christmas Trees on Jan. 7 & 8

Burien-based Boy Scout Troop #375 will be doing their annual Christmas Tree Recycle the weekend of Jan. 7 & 8 at the Burien FOE Eagles Lodge, located at 920 SW 149th Street. On both Saturday and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Zenith Holland Gardens is the place to find your Christmas Tree!

Zenith Holland Gardens is the place to find your Christmas Tree!

Friend of the Blog and Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens is the place to get your Christmas tree this year. Their tree sale starts today – Friday, Nov. 25 (they will be open seven days a week) – the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Bark is abundant in Christmas Trees, Gifts & Hawks gear again this year

Burien Bark is abundant in Christmas Trees, Gifts & Hawks gear again this year

Advertiser Burien Bark is keeping the local holiday spirit alive by turning their well-known bark yard into a Christmas Tree lot once again this year. “We will be carrying a variety of Noble,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Port meeting on Flight Corridor Safety Program is Tuesday night

REMINDER: Port meeting on Flight Corridor Safety Program is Tuesday night

REMINDER: The Port of Seattle’s Community Meeting and Open House on the Flight Corridor Safety Program – intended to remove around 2,800 trees at and around Sea-Tac Airport – is this TUESDAY, Nov.... [Read more]

Port Commissioners delay vote on funding for Flight Corridor Safety program

Port Commissioners delay vote on funding for Flight Corridor Safety program

For the second time in a month, Port of Seattle Commissioners have delayed a vote on approving additional funding for the Port’s proposed Flight Corridor Safety Program…

‘Tribute to a Fallen Giant’ – an homage to a fallen tree at Camp Waskowitz

‘Tribute to a Fallen Giant’ – an homage to a fallen tree at Camp Waskowitz

By Kent Horton As far back as I can remember I have had a “thing” for big trees. Perhaps it comes from visiting my grandparents’ farm in tiny, tiny Neosho Rapids, Kansas, where they had a big ol’... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Students from Burien’s Big Picture School plant trees on Arbor Day

PHOTOS: Students from Burien’s Big Picture School plant trees on Arbor Day

Students from Burien’s Highline’s Big Picture School helped plant three Vine Maple trees at Seahurst Park in honor of Arbor Day on Wednesday, April 13: Photos courtesy City of Burien Big Picture... [Read more]

Find out why the Port of Seattle wants to remove tall trees near airport April 11

Find out why the Port of Seattle wants to remove tall trees near airport April 11

The Port of Seattle will be holding a Public Information Session on the Flight Corridor Safety Program on Monday, April 11, from 5-7 p.m. at the Highline Public Schools ERAC Center, located at 15675 Ambaum... [Read more]

Southgate Eastern Star recycling Christmas Trees at Masonic Hall Saturday

Southgate Eastern Star recycling Christmas Trees at Masonic Hall Saturday

Don’t know what to do with your old Christmas Tree? Southgate Eastern Star will be happy to recycle it back to nature this Saturday, Jan. 2, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.. WHEN: Saturday, January 2, 2016,... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #375’s Christmas Tree Recycle will be Jan. 2-3 at Burien Eagles

Boy Scout Troop #375’s Christmas Tree Recycle will be Jan. 2-3 at Burien Eagles

Boy Scout Troop #375’s Christmas Tree Recycle event will be this weekend – Saturday, Jan. 2 and Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016 – at the Burien Eagles Parking Lot at 920 SW 149th Street.  Watch for crazed,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Bark abounds in Christmas Trees and Gifts again this year

Burien Bark abounds in Christmas Trees and Gifts again this year

Advertiser Burien Bark is keeping the local holiday spirit alive by turning their well known bark yard into a Christmas tree lot as well, once again this year. “We will be carrying a variety... [Read more]

WEATHER: 53MPH gust above 3 Tree Point; tree down in Eagle Landing Park

WEATHER: 53MPH gust above 3 Tree Point; tree down in Eagle Landing Park

Tuesday’s storm is packing quite a wallop, with wind gusts up to 53MPH recorded at the Puget Sound Weather Geek weather station located above Three Tree Point. With sustained winds between 35-50MPH,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Christmas Trees available at Zenith Holland Gardens starting Sat., Nov. 21

Christmas Trees available at Zenith Holland Gardens starting Sat., Nov. 21

Yes, soon it will be tree time, so please make a note that Advertiser Zenith Holland Gardens will have its first batch of trees ready for you on Saturday, Nov. 21. At Zenith Holland, you can also find... [Read more]

UPDATE: Here’s the latest news on Burien’s endangered, historic Cherry Tree

UPDATE: Here’s the latest news on Burien’s endangered, historic Cherry Tree

Over the past few weeks, a group that has been trying to save an historic Akebono Cherry Tree located at the corner of Ambaum Blvd. SW and SW 144th Street has met with three Burien City Councilmembers. The... [Read more]

Sylvester Middle School students help plant trees at Burien’s Arbor Day event

Sylvester Middle School students help plant trees at Burien’s Arbor Day event

Ben Thompson (left) and Nancy Tosta with ‘Tree City USA’ Flag. Sylvester Middle School students (left to right): Logan Lemieux, Jeremiah Harding, Brian Phuong, Joanne Robson and Mira Stemen. Deputy... [Read more]

Sylvester students will plant trees at Burien’s Arbor Day Celebration April 3

Sylvester students will plant trees at Burien’s Arbor Day Celebration April 3

All are invited to Lakeview Park at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, April 3 to celebrate the 143rd anniversary of Arbor Day and also acknowledge the City of Burien’s 14th year as a member of Tree City USA. A... [Read more]

Residents trying to raise money to save Cherry Tree near City Light substation

Residents trying to raise money to save Cherry Tree near City Light substation

An historic cherry tree that has stood for over 40 years near a former Seattle City Light substation at the corner of Ambaum Blvd. SW and SW 144th in Burien is at the center of a grassroots fundraising... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: A remote control is embedded in a tree at my school!

INTERN’S VIEW: A remote control is embedded in a tree at my school!

What the heck is an old remote control doing embedded in a tree? Click image to see larger version. Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern, Big Picture High School At my school – Big Picture High... [Read more]

Sylvester Middle School students seeking donations to plant trees

Sylvester Middle School students seeking donations to plant trees

Sylvester Middle School students Logan Lemieux, Jeremiah Harding, Brian Phuong, Mira Stemen and Joanne Robson​ are trying to raise money to plant trees, and they’re looking for people to donate... [Read more]

Some upset about Cherry Tree removal due to City Light substation cleanup

Some upset about Cherry Tree removal due to City Light substation cleanup

  Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Some Burien residents are upset that an ornamental Cherry Tree located at the corner of Ambaum Blvd. SW and SW 144th Street will be removed soon, due... [Read more]