Tagged with 'ecology'

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]

Registration Deadline for May 19 Spring Clean Extended to Friday, May 4

Registration Deadline for May 19 Spring Clean Extended to Friday, May 4

“Clean streets, parks, schools, and public spaces means a safer White Center” White Center’s Spring Clean 2012 is coming Saturday, May 19, and the deadline to register has been extended to this... [Read more]

Help Give White Center its 9th Annual ‘Spring Clean’ on Saturday, May 19

Help Give White Center its 9th Annual ‘Spring Clean’ on Saturday, May 19

White Center’s 9th Annual Spring Clean will be held Saturday, May 19, and volunteers are invited to lend a hand to help make our community better! To sign up as a volunteer, please visit whitecenterspringclean.tumblr.com... [Read more]

King County’s Annual Roadside Weed Spraying Begins April 9

King County’s Annual Roadside Weed Spraying Begins April 9

The King County Road Services Division announced that it will begin its roadside weed control program in unincorporated areas of the county beginning April 9. As part of the program, certified technicians... [Read more]

Help The Rainbow Girls – Recycle Your Christmas Tree Jan. 7 In Burien

Help The Rainbow Girls – Recycle Your Christmas Tree Jan. 7 In Burien

The West Seattle Rainbow Girls will hold their fifth annual Christmas tree recycle fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012 at the Southgate Masonic Hall, located at 1004 SW 152nd in Olde Burien. They’ll... [Read more]

Volunteers Needed For Saturday’s ‘Duwamish Alive,’ Including Roxhill Bog

Volunteers Needed For Saturday’s ‘Duwamish Alive,’ Including Roxhill Bog

Volunteers are needed for this Saturday’s ‘Duwamish Alive‘ Event, which will focus on the entire Duwamish watershed (not just the river) and runs from 10am to 2pm, with one of the locations... [Read more]