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Reflecting on My Time as an Intern with OSE

Hello, my name is Aditi, and I was the communications intern for the Office of Sustainability and Environment for this past summer and fall. As my internship comes to a close, I wanted to reflect on what I did and learned over the past six months. One of the biggest… [ Keep reading ]

Be Ready Be Hydrated Water Bottle Giveaway at Rainier Beach High School

On December 7, the City of Seattle joined S’well water bottles and Lonely Whale to give away hundreds of free, reusable water bottles to Rainier Beach high school students to support new water bottle filling stations that were just installed at the school. This was a joint effort between us, Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Apply to Join the Urban Forestry Commission

The City of Seattle is now accepting applications for two positions on the Urban Forestry Commission, a 13-member body established to advise the Mayor and City Council concerning the establishment of policy and regulations governing the protection, management, and conservation of trees and vegetation in the City of Seattle. There… [ Keep reading ]

Reflecting on Big Day of Play

Last month, the City of Seattle held our annual Big Day of Play, with both in-person and virtual options for community members to attend. After being fully virtual last year due to the pandemic, the community was happy to find a way to connect to each other while being respectful… [ Keep reading ]

Fresh Bucks Public Lottery Application Now Open

The Fresh Bucks Public Lottery is now open for applications! The application opened yesterday, October 11th, and will stay open until October 29th, 2021. Eligible Seattle households may submit a Public Lottery application for $40 in Fresh Bucks benefits to use on fruit and vegetable purchases starting in 2022. Residents… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Releases Newly Updated Urban Forest Management Plan

Trees are fundamental to the character of Seattle and to our quality of life. In our rapidly changing climate, Seattle’s urban forest is an increasingly important asset, playing a critical role in mitigating climate change impacts, including heat island effects, as well as supporting Seattle’s public health, providing habitat for… [ Keep reading ]

Environmental Justice Fund Application is Now Open

The application process is now open for the Environmental Justice Fund, a grant opportunity that supports community-led projects that improve environmental conditions, respond to impacts of climate change, and get us closer to achieving environmental justice. The deadline to apply is Monday, September 13 at 4pm. Application Link: This year, up to $750,000 is available for grants thanks to City Council’s adoption of the Equitable… [ Keep reading ]

Reflecting on the PNW Heatwave

We have finally made it out of the record-breaking heatwave that passed through the Pacific Northwest this past weekend, hitting Seattle hard and sending temperatures soaring to an ultimate high of 108 degrees on Monday. This dangerous heat is indicative of a pattern of extreme weather due to climate change… [ Keep reading ]