Friends of Yesler Swamp is pleased to announced that the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Matching Fund has recommended a $64,000 award to begin construction of the Yesler Swamp Trail! After an outpouring of community support, including three planning meetings open to the public, our design team at SBA Landscape Architects has completed a design for […]
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Friends of Yesler Swamp is offering a free guided nature tour for kids and adults of Yesler Swamp that will explore plants and animals common to the Pacific Northwest on Sunday, March 25 1:00-2:00 p.m. The nature walk will remain on the dry woodchip path and will be led by Patrick Mulligan, Education Supervisor of […]
Kids are invited to become Junior Animal Detectives and search for clues to an exciting animal mystery at Yesler Swamp, next to the Center for Urban Horticulture. They’ll be entertained with games and comedy antics by a cast of fun characters as they learn about swamp wildlife. Kids and parents should come dressed for walking […]
We met, we talked, we got things done! Thanks aplenty to everyone who attended, particularly to Wanda Brown and Connie Sidles, two Audubon all-stars who gave their evenings in the service of community involvement. Learn more about their input, and the state of the project, in the minutes from the 2/25 Friends of Yesler Swamp […]
What: Meeting of the Friends of Yesler Swamp Trail steering committee. This will be a working meeting, and anyone who is interested is invited to attend. When: Thursday, February 25 at 7:30 p.m. Where: The Center for Urban Horticulture, the southwest room near the CUH library. (You will be directed to the room.) The agenda: […]
Behold, the video of the January swamp walk! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktS37nrS14M&hl=en_US&fs=1&color1=0x234900&color2=0x4e9e00] Featuring Professor Kern Ewing as our guide, neighborhood participation, and discussion of avenues for community outreach. Cinematography and production by Jim Compton.
Planning And Design On January 11, Friends of Yesler Swamp Trail filed an application with the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods for a grant to hire a professional team to design the Yesler Swamp Trail. As soon as the professionals have been selected, a detailed planning and design process will begin. There will be at least […]
The April 2009 Union Bay Natural Area (UBNA) draft management plan is nearly final as linked on our blogroll: Union Bay Natural Area. The Yesler Swamp Trail lies on 6 acres University property just east of the Center for Urban Horticulture parking lot and the lagoon as specified as the East Basin Area (G) in […]