The Green Seattle Partnership Blog

Reflecting on 2021

Reflecting on 2021

It’s easy to remember the not-so-great from 2021. But we’re here to celebrate for a moment or two, because we are so proud of the Green Seattle Partnership community and all we accomplished this last year. Staff at 25+ partner organizations and agencies came together...

Using Just Language In Our Work

Using Just Language In Our Work

This fall, the Green Seattle Partnership hosted a workshop with Celeste Mari Williams and Lisa Fink to explore how the words we use impact our success with community-based restoration. Lisa is a PhD candidate in Environmental Sciences, Studies, and Policy with English...

Seattle Forest Week 2021

Seattle Forest Week 2021

Another year, another successful Green Seattle Day! This year also marks the first-ever Seattle Forest Week. We joined forces with Trees for Seattle to create Seattle Forest Week, a whole week dedicated to celebrating our urban forest in Seattle. We hosted restoration...

GSP Crew Highlights

GSP Crew Highlights

GSP is fortunate to have public funding and grants to support restoration crew work citywide. The sites where crews work is not always visible or easily accessible, so this post provides some insight on where to see these talented professionals in action. Crews are...

Partner Highlight: Na’ah Illahee Fund

Partner Highlight: Na’ah Illahee Fund

Na’ah Illahee Fund is an Indigenous women-led organization dedicated to the ongoing regeneration of Indigenous communities. Through grantmaking, capacity-building and community-based intergenerational programming, we seek transformative change by supporting...

Partner Highlight: ECOSS

Partner Highlight: ECOSS

Started in the 1990s, ECOSS is an urban environmental nonprofit that is focused on bridging knowledge and cultural gaps, serving the interests of residents, industry and government. ECOSS, formerly known as the Environmental Coalition of South Seattle,...

TEK: What is it?

TEK: What is it?

You may have heard the acronym TEK pop up in conversations recently, but what is it and how do we engage with it? The term Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) was used widely in the 1980s. It was coined by Western scientists wanting to describe Indigenous...

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