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KCD-Seattle Community Partnership Grant Workshop March 17

The King Conservation District is pleased to announce the KCD-Seattle Community Partnership Grant workshop on March 17, 2014 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. in the Bertha Knight Landes Room at Seattle City Hall. The workshop includes: KCD grant information 2014 City priorities for the KCD grant How to partner with city departments Inclusive outreach


DPD and Pecha Kucha Seattle Explore Creative Ideas for Seattle’s Future

Pecha Kucha Seattle, the City of Seattle and the Seattle Art Museum are collaborating on Big Ideas – Imagining Seattle’s Future, 2035 & Beyond, an evening of presentations by leaders from across Seattle’s innovation/creation community. The theme will be exploring grand visions of Seattle’s future. These discussion will hopefully inspire great conversations and ideas as we begin


West Seattle Blog Features Sunday’s Bee Parade

Check out the action from last Sunday's Bee Festival Parade in West Seattle.  Neighborhood Matching Fund helped support this unique project.


Civic Cocktail Features Segment on Urban Agriculture

 Laura Raymond from our P-Patch program answers questions on urban agriculture in this segment of Civic Cocktail, an event where a panel of pros discuss a range of topics and answer questions from a live audience. Civic Cocktail is a joint production of the Seattle Channel, Seattle City Club, and Crosscut.  Click here


Get the latest buzz on the West Seattle Bee Garden as reported in the West Seattle Blog

Read the latest updates on this Neighborhood Matching Fund project, and see how you can help get  it ready for the bees grand arrival in May!


Congratulations to the Winners of CleanScapes Waste Reduction Rewards Competition!

The neighborhoods of Wedgwood, Meadowbrook, Inverness, Matthews Beach and View Ridge won the 2011/2012 CleanScape's Waste Reduction Rewards competition and will receive $50,000 towards a neighborhood project.  Click here to read more.


Call for Presentations for the American Community Gardening Assoc. National Conference

In August, Seattle is hosting the American Community Gardening Association National Conference, an annual event showcasing community gardening and its place in the community food system. We are excited to highlight progressive gardening and greening activities in the Pacific Northwest and to learn about activities in other parts of the country and the


Join your Neighbors for a Neighbor Appreciation Day Waterfront Clean-up!

Meet your Downtown neighbors in celebration of Neighbor Appreciation Day on February 9 and help clean up the waterfront!  Councilmember Sally Bagshaw will be pitching in, supplies will be provided by the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, and Ivars will be providing free lunch for members of the clean-up crew!  Click here for


Every Drop Counts: P-Patch Water Conservation Contest Results!

In early 2011 the P-Patch program decided to hold a water conservation contest. The goals were rooted not only in saving money for the program, but also in the ethic of conserving one of the most precious resources on earth. The initial goal was to reduce water consumption by 10%. We met our goal in 2011; however, this year we far surpassed it, reducing consumption by just under 20%. That translates into a savings of 731,544 gallons of water!


Celebrate Think Outside the Car

West Seattle CoolMom and the Think Outside the Car Steering Committee invite you to celebrate our Neighborhood Matching Fund supported project  Think Outside the Car! Hosted by: West Seattle CoolMom Fauntleroy Church 9140 California Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98136 Monday, December 1, 6:30-8:30PM WHAT Watch our Think Outside the Car video Share hors