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Rainier Vista Environmental Leadership Institute earns $20K Parks Build Community grant

In April, we asked you to vote on which Seattle Parks and Recreation project should receive a $20,000 grant from the National Recreation and Park Association, and the results are in. Seattle voters selected the Rainier Vista Environmental Leadership Institute as their top project. “Seattle is a community that… [ Keep reading ]

Lower Mapes Creek project honored with Green Globe Award from King County

On Monday, April 20, King County Executive Dow Constantine presented the Lower Mapes Creek project with a Green Globe Award for being a leader in habitat restoration. The project was a joint effort between Seattle Parks and Recreation and Seattle Public Utilities. The Lower Mapes Creek restoration project, completed in… [ Keep reading ]

Environmental learning center to be named after longtime volunteer

Join Seattle Parks and Recreation at noon on Saturday, May 2, as the department names the new Carkeek Park environmental learning center in honor of Nancy Malmgren, a dedicated park volunteer. The event will take place at the center at 950 NW Carkeek Park Rd. Nancy Malmgren first visited Carkeek… [ Keep reading ]