STORIES

City Habitats’ partners share about their projects, research and more.

STORIES

City Habitats’ partners share about their projects, research and more.

City Nature Challenge 2019

City Nature Challenge 2019

Woodland Park Zoo City Nature Challenge 2019 Date (if desired) By Dr. Sarah Yarwood-Lovett & Katie Remine How much wildlife do you think lives alongside us in our cities? What are the most common species in cities around the world? What species of plants and...

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Stormwater Messaging Toolkit

Stormwater Messaging Toolkit

Stormwater Messaging Toolkit Date (if desired) By Betsy Adams Catch basins and MS4’s and engineered bioretention cells – oh my! The jargon-rich vocabulary of the stormwater world can be a big barrier to outreach staff working to convey the importance of and increase...

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Tree Planting Projects Kick Off Around Puget Sound

Tree Planting Projects Kick Off Around Puget Sound

TREE PLANTING PROJECTS KICK OFF AROUND PUGET SOUND Date (if desired) By Hannah Kett As fall gets under way in Washington state, there is one type of nature that is top of mind for many people: trees. With leaves changing colors to create a beautiful backdrop, it is...

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Partner Spotlight: ECOSS

Partner Spotlight: ECOSS

“We specialize in multicultural outreach.” Those were Ruben Chi Bertoni’s first words when he introduced us to the work of ECOSS. Quick to follow was this impressive statistic: there are 15 languages currently represented on the staff (and at times, that number has been even higher).

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2018 Urban Forest Symposium

2018 Urban Forest Symposium

The 2018 Urban Forest Symposium brought together a diverse range of practitioners and thought leaders to discuss and share pertinent information regarding trees in our urban areas. The day included speakers from around the region and beyond to discuss the value – and challenges – of partnership in this work. This year’s event was transformative, with inspirational speakers invigorating attendees to build partnership, think creatively, and collaborate equitably.

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Partner Spotlight: Stewardship Partners

Partner Spotlight: Stewardship Partners

Every month or so, City Habitats will put a spotlight on the work of one of our partner organizations that has exemplified truly innovative and inclusive projects toward implementing green stormwater infrastructure in the region. We hope that these Partner Spotlights will give other organizations an opportunity to learn about similar work and inspire them to seek collaborative efforts. On a sunny day in Seattle, I sat down with Aaron Clark, the Director of Strategic Partnerships for Stewardship Partners. Stewardship Partners represent one of the original convening members of the City Habitats coalition, the convener of the yearly Puget Sound Green Infrastructure Summit, and perhaps the most appropriate organization to be highlighted for our first City Habitats Partner Spotlight.

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