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Seattle Parks accepting applications for Seattle Volunteer Naturalists

Seattle Parks and Recreation is accepting applications for our Seattle Volunteer Naturalist program. Up to 50 applicants will be accepted into this unique program that includes 200 hours of instruction on how to be a naturalist and interpret the natural environment of the Pacific Northwest. The program is entirely free, and those accepted make a […]

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Acting Superintendent Christopher Williams Explains Changes at Environmental Learning Centers

Dear Environmental Learning Center Visitors, It is with a sense of regret that I report to you on the state of Seattle Parks and Recreation’s 2011 operating budget. Reductions in the budget have resulted in a sharp reduction in programming at the Camp Long, Carkeek, and Discovery Park environmental learning centers.  The City faced an […]

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Conservation Assoications Build Trails

Conservation Leadership Corps Orientation at Camp Long Recently, Seattle Conservation Association (SCA) and Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) worked on a project at the SE entrance to Camp Long. The Student Conservation Association  is a national nonprofit organization founded in 1957 to restore and protect America’s public lands and preserve them for future generations. SCA members are […]

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Ropes Challenge Course Coming to Camp Long

Seattle Parks and Recreation is hosting a public meeting for the community to learn about the new ropes course coming to Camp Long; it takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 27 at Camp Long, 5200 35th Ave SW.     Last year, Seattle Parks and Washington State University 4-H entered into a Memorandum […]

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Sharing Nature with Your Children

Positive interactions with the natural environment are an important part of healthy child development, and these interactions enhance learning and the quality of life over a lifetime.  Here are some things your children will learn by interacting with you and with nature: joy, sharing thoughts and feelings, curiosity, and gratitude. Sharing nature with your children […]

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