Ecology Section

Dept. of Ecology approves Normandy Park’s updated Shoreline Master Program

Dept. of Ecology approves Normandy Park’s updated Shoreline Master Program

The Washington Department of Ecology announced Friday (Nov. 4) that it has approved Normandy Park’s updated Shoreline Master Program update, which establishes shoreline environment designations for... [Read more]

Recycling Event will be Saturday, Oct. 8 at John Knox Presbyterian Church

Recycling Event will be Saturday, Oct. 8 at John Knox Presbyterian Church

A Normandy Park & Burien Recycling Collection Event will be held this Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at John Knox Presbyterian Church. In addition, there will also be a Rain Barrel, Compost,... [Read more]

Recycling Event will be held at Criminal Justice Center Saturday, Sept. 19

Recycling Event will be held at Criminal Justice Center Saturday, Sept. 19

A Recycling Collection Event will be held from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center. In addition, a Rain Barrel, Compost, and Worm Bin Sale will... [Read more]

Recycling Event & Rain/Worm/Compost Barrel Sale will be this Saturday, May 16

Recycling Event & Rain/Worm/Compost Barrel Sale will be this Saturday, May 16

A Recycling Collection Event will be held this Saturday, May 16 at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Residents can bring…see details here (PDF file): Tires... [Read more]

Volunteers needed at Ivy Pull – ‘HELP RIP IT OUT!’ – this Saturday, May 2

Volunteers needed at Ivy Pull – ‘HELP RIP IT OUT!’ – this Saturday, May 2

Volunteers are needed to help pull ivy out at Marine View Park this Saturday, May 2, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  What to Bring: Your friends & relatives Gloves Pruners WHEN:... [Read more]

City of Normandy Park holding Recycling Collection and Bin Sale Sept. 13

City of Normandy Park holding Recycling Collection and Bin Sale Sept. 13

A Recycling Event and Bin Sale will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center, located at 19010 1st Avenue South. For details, please... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help restore Walker Preserve on Saturday, April 19

Volunteers needed to help restore Walker Preserve on Saturday, April 19

Volunteers are needed to help restore Walker Preserve on Saturday, April 19, from 9 a.m. – Noon “No experience is required!” reads an announcement. “We will remove invasive plants to restore the... [Read more]

UPDATE: Walker Preserve work party CANCELLED for this Saturday

UPDATE: Walker Preserve work party CANCELLED for this Saturday

UPDATE: “This Saturday’s ivy pull is cancelled due to stormy weather,” said Elissa Ostergaard. “We had 5 people sign up – please help spread the word for next month’s volunteer... [Read more]

Volunteers Needed for Invasive Plant Removal Work Party Feb. 27

Volunteers Needed for Invasive Plant Removal Work Party Feb. 27

Volunteers are needed to help with two upcoming invasive plant removal work parties – the first this Saturday, Feb. 18 and the second on Monday, Feb. 27. Donuts, along with gloves and tools, will be... [Read more]

PHOTO: Longtime Normandy Park Resident Becomes Steward Of The Cove

PHOTO: Longtime Normandy Park Resident Becomes Steward Of The Cove

Gerri Allsopp, a Normandy Park resident since 1959, pauses after shoveling weeds at the cove Saturday morning. This was Allsopp's first day volunteering with the Stewards of the Cove. "I have... [Read more]