Tagged with 'Environment'

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]

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]

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]

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]

Sustainable Seattle Receives Grant, Seeking ‘Rain Gardeners’ In White Center

Sustainable Seattle Receives Grant, Seeking ‘Rain Gardeners’ In White Center

Sustainable Seattle announced Wednesday (March 30) that it had received a $60,000 grant from the Russell Family Foundation for a project called “Sustainable Rain.” The project includes the construction... [Read more]