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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]

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]