“We Connect Kids to Nature”
We’re Advocates for a Healthy Environment. It’s Important. It’s Possible. It’s Essential for the well-being of our planet for future generations.


Announcing our New Program for 2018, "Making Burien (More) Awesome"

“Making Burien Awesome” Inspires Environmental Stewardship to Address Climate Change
Burien residents plant trees and establish backyard wildlife habitats.

Weed Warriors will use grant funds to host three habitat restoration work parties in Burien parks, coordinate a public forum at the Library and provide information on the local impacts of climate change at community events.

1.  Share the up to date effects of carbon emissions on the planet and what we can do locally to mitigate climate change
2.  Present how to a establish a wildlife habitat in backyards or on apartment balconies
3.  Host restoration and tree planting events

This program is funded by the Port of Seattle’s Airport Community Ecology small grants fund, “ACE,” in partnership with the City of Burien and the National Wildlife Federation.

Keeping you up to date – As we set the time-table and schedule the activities for the program, we’ll make updates to the program page.


Climate Change. Global Warming. Let's Talk about It.


Youth Sue Government for A livable Future.
They want updated regulations using current science to secure Clean Air and Clean Water.
It's the most talked about case of the century!

Watch a Video by Our Children's Trust - Features the Plaintiffs and  their cause.  #YouthvGov

Today's Youths Take Action to Secure a Livable Future.

While President Trump continues to reject science, these young people are fighting for the future of the planet.
Discussion Events are Sponsored by Humanities WA and the King County Library Foundation.


Get a Garden Growin' at the New Start Community Garden in Burien

Now accepting Applications for Garden Plots 
New Start Garden Application 2018 
Print it and send it in or take it to the school, or pick up an application at New Start High School or from the Community Board at the Burien Community Center.  Address is on the form.

New Start Community Garden
If you live in the Burien area, community garden plots are available.
Garden Address:  614 SW 120th St., Burien, WA 98146
Call 206-948-3710 for more information.

There are lots of reasons to keep a garden---keep the kids busy, save money on groceries, know where your food comes from, and be a part of a community!

Secure your 100 square foot plot for only $25 (financial assistance available). Garden rental includes water access and use of limited tools from the community tool shed.

Return your completed application with $25 to New Start High School.

New Start Community Garden "Takes a Bite out of Hunger"

Thanks to the generosity of some of the gardeners, a portion of the produce raised goes to local food banks. 
So far, in 2017  the Garden has donated 1,095 pounds of  produce, and they are still picking!
Thanks so much to  the awesome gardeners that make this possible.

We invite you to garden with us.  Application.


Native GoldenRod Plants - Worth their Weight in Gold

Belying a bad reputation, goldenrods do not trigger allergies—but do benefit pollinators

Attract Bird, Bees and Butterflies

Native Trees, Bushes, and Shrubs, including Strawberry, Huckleberry, Thimble Berry support native pollinators, birds and butterflies, as well as the migratory species that are passing through. We encourage you to include these plants in your landscaping or in pots on your apartment balcony. 

 


New Start Community Garden News Release

Watch the King 5 report on the the Garden. News Release 

Fruit Trees Donated by the Nature Stewards Program and Furney's Nursery a couple years ago are now producing delicious fruit!


 

Delicous Fruit Trees Now Producing!


Exotic Wildife has a WOW! Factor

Here's a Happy Dance and Psychedelic Happy Face to Make Your Day!


 

We're Excited to Share our New Banner with You. Look for this at Outdoor Community Events.


 

We partner with the King County Employee Giving Program.
If you are a King County employee, please talk to your supervisor or payroll department and give them our four digit number 9841.
They will set up a payroll deduction for a donation amount of your choice.  It's that easy!