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Seattle Parks and Recreation launches 2018 Major Projects Challenge Fund; Applications due March 2018

Does your community group have a proposal on how to renovate, expand, or upgrade a Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) facility or park? The Major Projects Challenge Fund (MPCF), which is a Seattle Park District funding initiative, will provide a funding match to a community-initiated “major project” that is not… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation begins repairs on Burke-Gilman Trail sections in northeast Seattle

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) will begin working on repaving 13 sections of the Burke-Gilman Trail in late October. The work will take place between 40th Ave. NE and Fairway Estates, just north of Magnuson Park. SPR awarded the construction contract to Westwater Construction. Work is scheduled to be completed… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate National Trails Day on Saturday, June 4

National Trails Day is Saturday, June 4, and Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites everyone to lace up their shoes and celebrate by taking a walk on the many miles of trails found in Seattle’s park system. “Access to invigorating ways to enjoy nature is key to any great city’s… [ Keep reading ]

Making parks enjoyable to people and wildlife through creative compromise

Seattle was recently named one of the top 10 cities for wildlife and we take that title seriously. Every day Seattle Parks and Recreation works at stewarding a healthy environment for people and nature. Recently our creative environmental stewardship efforts have led beavers to establish their habitat in Magnuson Park…. [ Keep reading ]

Seattle named sixth friendliest city for wildlife

Just ask the beavers at Golden Gardens. They’ll tell you. Or consult the barn owls in Magnuson Park. They know. But now it’s really official, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) has just announced that Seattle is the sixth friendliest city in that nation for wildlife. To kick off the… [ Keep reading ]