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Seattle Weekly – Follow-up Article, PAT

Seattle Weekly did a follow-up article to its first article.  This time it was about the second PAT meeting.  If you want to catch up on what is going on, this is a good place to get started.

Check out the Seattle Weekly article here: http://www.seattleweekly.com/home/955112-129/tempers-cool-for-second-meeting-about.read more

Seattle Weekly on Cheasty Bike Trail

Last week the Seattle Weekly did an article on the Cheasty bike trails.  The article is well done and contains some interesting quotes.  You can read it here: http://www.seattleweekly.com/home/955062-129/a-proposed-mountain-bike-trail-has.read more

Project Advisory Team Meeting: October 23, 2014 & Updates

The details for the next Project Advisory Team meeting are as follows:

WHEN:  Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

WHERE:  Rainier Community Center, 4600 38th Ave S, Seattle, WA  98118

TOPIC:  Environmental Concerns

 

This Thursday the Cheasty Project Advisory Team will meet to discuss its environmental concerns that stem from … read more

Lantern Walk! November 1, 2014

Rainier Vista (RV) Lantern Walk

 

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

4:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Where: Meet up at RV Central Park (4410 29th Ave S)

Come join us and create your very own lantern as we take a tour through Rainier Vista Neighborhoods and Cheasty Greenspace!

LANTERN BUILDING WORKSHOPS:

WHEN: Oct 26, 2014 NOON-3PM

WHERE: Full Tilt

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Mountain Bike Survey

Please Complete This Mountain Bike Survey

It is important for us to understand how mountain bikers will get to Cheasty Greenspace and use its trails.  Please complete this short survey and help us address some transportation issues.  

Additional information is available on our website as well:  http://cheasty.org

Cheers,

Joel & The Friends of Cheasty Mt.

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Cheasty Project Advisory Team

Friends and Supporters,

It is time to tune in and show up.  Seattle Parks has selected a Project Advisory Team to help Seattle Parks finalize a trail design for Cheasty and decide on requirements for the Pilot Project.  In order to make Cheasty a place that truly promotes equitable access to nature and provides a

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South Seattle Trees

Today the Seattle Times ran an article titled, “A fight for urban trees:  Seattle’s wealthier neighborhoods leafier“.

The article does a good job laying out some of our motivations for this project:  increasing South Seattle’s tree canopy, access to nature to improve human health, and encouraging humans to develop a stronger relationship with … read more

Pro-Cheasty commentary made July 22, 2014 before SPUN Committee.

The following are short clips from some of the pro-Cheasty commentary made at the Seattle Public Utilities and Neighborhoods Committee meeting on July 22, 2014.

Joell:

Celeste Gilman, NRV HOA President:

Joel DeJong, GSP Forest Steward for Cheasty Greenspace:

 Marian:

Adrian Rasmussen:

Luke and Orion:

Melissa Jonas:

Diran:

Susan Zeman:

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Three Cheasty Questions

Lately there have been three common questions posed to us about Cheasty Greenspace and our vision for the park:

  1. What outreach, work, and experience has Friends of Cheasty / Mt. View engaged in to reclaim Cheasty Greenspace, restore the natural habitat in Cheasty Greenspace, reimagine Cheasty Greenspace for a sustainable future, and reconnect Cheasty Greenspace
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    5 days ago

    Benjamin Grider

    Still noting the "Bike Park" designation in the name of this group. Is that still a developing reality or a pipe dream? ...

     

    Comment on Facebook

    Still a developing reality!

    Benjamin: The last official update on this project was in May 2017 on the Seattle Parks website: www.seattle.gov/parks/about-us/current-projects/cheasty-mountain-bike/pedestrian-trail-pilot-project The project is still a developing reality at this time, but it has been slower than desired due to politics. Stay tuned to this page for news over the coming months.

    Aha. Thought I hadn't seen an update in a while. Worried it's 5-10 out still and with quickly growing kiddos on bikes was hoping they'd have an opportunity to play in the neighborhood - we're Beacon locals. But alas we will still slog up to Duthie or down to Swan Creek for the foreseeable future.

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    SATURDAY is our monthly work part at Cheasty Main! Meet at Vista View Park at 9am for breakfast and Tin Umbrella coffee (or hot cocoa), and then we'll go after a section in the woods above Vista View Park. Wear your boots and work clothing, we've got the tools and gloves.

    Meet: View Point Park: 28th Ave S & S Nevada St
    Breakfast: 9am
    Party wraps up: 12pm
    All ages welcome, no experience necessary!

    PS: Saturday Nov 4 is Green Seattle Day and the Lantern Walk! Get set for a full day of tree planting at Cheasty and an evening walk with lanterns!

    PPS: This little gal is a Bewick's Wren, she flits around in the understory at Cheasty. Keep your eyes peeled for a sighting!
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    SATURDAY is our monthly work part at Cheasty Main! Meet at Vista View Park at 9am for breakfast and Tin Umbrella coffee (or hot cocoa), and then we'll go after a section in the woods above Vista View Park. Wear your boots and work clothing, we've got the tools and gloves.

    Meet: View Point Park: 28th Ave S & S Nevada St
    Breakfast: 9am
    Party wraps up: 12pm

    PS: Saturday Nov 4 is Green Seattle Day and the Lantern Walk! Get set for a full day of tree planting at Cheasty and an evening walk with lanterns!

    PPS: This little gal is a Bewick's Wren, she flits around in the understory at Cheasty. Keep your eyes peeled for a sighting!
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    SATURDAY is our monthly work part at Cheasty Main!  Meet at Vista View Park at 9am for breakfast and Tin Umbrella coffee (or hot cocoa), and then well go after a section in the woods above Vista View Park. Wear your boots and work clothing, weve got the tools and gloves.

Meet: View Point Park: 28th Ave S & S Nevada St
Breakfast: 9am
Party wraps up: 12pm

PS: Saturday Nov 4 is Green Seattle Day and the Lantern Walk! Get set for a full day of tree planting at Cheasty and an evening walk with lanterns! 

PPS: This little gal is a Bewicks Wren, she flits around in the understory at Cheasty. Keep your eyes peeled for a sighting!

    3 weeks ago

    Friends of Cheasty Greenspace/Mt. View

    As the days get shorter and nights grow longer, we walk together carrying lanterns to celebrat the bright spirit of our community!

    The annual Lantern Walk welcomes everyone to walk and sing and strengthen our community ties walking as one through Rainier Vista and the HazelNut Loop Trail in Cheasty Greenspace at Mt. View. Music and luminarias and forest ushers will make this fun for all!

    Free lantern making workshop takes place before the walk from 4 to 6pm in Central Park [Lantern making workshops also take place on Nov 3 in Rainier Vista at 4:30pm, and Nov 4 at Eileen Fisher RENEW at 10:30am] Join us for hot cider and snacks and a bonfire after the walk!

    Lantern Walk 2017November 4, 2017, 6:00pmCentral Park at Rainier Vista, 29th Ave. S and S. Genesee St.As the days get shorter and nights grow longer, we walk together carrying lanterns to celebrat the bright spirit of our community!

    The annual Lantern Walk welcomes everyone to walk and sing and strengthen our community ties walking as one through Rainier Vista and the HazelNut Loop Trail in Cheasty Greenspace at Mt. View. Music and luminarias and forest ushers will make this fun for all!

    Free lantern making workshop takes place before the walk from 4 to 6pm in Central Park [Lantern making workshops also take place on Nov 3 in Rainier Vista at 4:30pm, and Nov 4 at Eileen Fisher RENEW at 10:30am] Join us for hot cider and snacks and a bonfire after the walk!
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    Lantern Walk 2017
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