Tagged with 'ecology'

PODCAST: Normandy Park puts Levy back on ballot; Jack Mayne Commentary

PODCAST: Normandy Park puts Levy back on ballot; Jack Mayne Commentary

Here’s episode #32 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Final recovered birds released after White Center retention pond cooking oil spill

Final recovered birds released after White Center retention pond cooking oil spill

The Washington State Department of Ecology says that it has “closed the books” on wildlife recovery for birds affected by an Oct. 30 cooking oil spill in a retention pond in White Center,... [Read more]

White Center company ‘La Mexicana’ takes responsibility for cooking oil spill

White Center company ‘La Mexicana’ takes responsibility for cooking oil spill

The Department of Ecology is reporting that ‘La Mexicana,’ a food products company has voluntarily accepted responsibility for an accidental cooking oil spill that recently flowed through storm... [Read more]

REMINDER: White Center’s ‘Spring Clean 2015’ event will be this Saturday!

REMINDER: White Center’s ‘Spring Clean 2015’ event will be this Saturday!

REMINDER: White Center’s annual ‘Spring Clean’ event is set for this Saturday, May 16, from 8:30 a.m. – Noon, starting at the Bethaday Community Learning Space at 605 SW 108th Street. Lunch... [Read more]

White Center’s ‘Spring Clean 2015’ event will be on Saturday, May 16

White Center’s ‘Spring Clean 2015’ event will be on Saturday, May 16

White Center’s annual ‘Spring Clean’ event is set for Saturday, May 16, from 8:30 a.m. – Noon, starting at the Bethaday Community Learning Space at 605 SW 108th Street. Lunch &... [Read more]

You’ll have three chances to help clean White Center this Spring

You’ll have three chances to help clean White Center this Spring

The White Center Community Development Association (WCCDA) is gearing up for three 2014 Spring Clean events – to be held on April 12, May 10, and June 7. White Center Spring Clean is an opportunity for... [Read more]

King County to install vegetated ‘floating islands’ at Hicklin Lake

King County to install vegetated ‘floating islands’ at Hicklin Lake

King County announced Tuesday (May 21) that it is moving forward with its plan for cleaning up Hicklin Lake in White Center by using vegetated ‘floating islands’ to improve water quality. Seattle-based... [Read more]

County Gets Grants to Install Floating ‘Islands’ on White Center’s Hicklin Lake

County Gets Grants to Install Floating ‘Islands’ on White Center’s Hicklin Lake

King County announced Monday (Feb. 25) that it has received grant funding from the state, and will install floating ‘islands’ to treat White Center’s troubled Hicklin Lake for excess phosphorous... [Read more]

Stage 1 Burn Ban Re-Issued for King County

Stage 1 Burn Ban Re-Issued for King County

Due to continuing cold weather and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has re-issued a Stage 1 burn ban for King County, effective at 4 p.m. today – Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. A Stage... [Read more]

Map Showing Pesticide-Free Places for Kids & Pets to Play Released by County

Map Showing Pesticide-Free Places for Kids & Pets to Play Released by County

King County this week released a new, interactive map that shows users where to find pesticide-free or reduced places for kids and pets to play in the area. To find Pesticide-Free Places, just click here... [Read more]

Tour Two ‘Urban Gardens’ at Sustainable Burien Event Sunday, Aug. 12

Tour Two ‘Urban Gardens’ at Sustainable Burien Event Sunday, Aug. 12

Sustainable Burien‘s next meeting will involve a tour of two Urban Gardens on Sunday, Aug. 12th, starting at Town Square Park at 2 p.m. “We’ll meet at ‘the Rock’ at Burien Town... [Read more]