Friends of Saltwater State Park

Friends of Saltwater State Park is an official State Parks Friends group in existence since 2016. Because Saltwater’s mixture of habitats; such as the amazing underwater marine park for adventurous scuba divers, large intertidal beach for beach explorers, salmon...

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Remembrance trees

Remembrance trees

by Stephen Lamphear Des Moines Memorial Way was established after World War I as a living memorial to those who gave their lives in it. A privately funded effort transformed a 10-mile section into an American Elm-tree-lined road, from the Seattle City limits to the...

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The value of trees

The value of trees

by Amanda Leon Amanda Leon is a former City of Normandy Park's Community Development and Parks Director, and a certified arborist. This is an excerpt from an article that originally appeared in the May 2015 edition of Normandy Park City Scene. In 2006, the U.S. Forest...

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Fomenting a pro-tree movement in South King County

Fomenting a pro-tree movement in South King County

by Barbara McMichael, SoCoCulture As an umbrella organization for South King County cultural groups, SoCoCulture is pleased to have as members a number of institutions that are rooted in botany (pardon the pun). Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden, Soos Creek Botanical...

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