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
Joel & The Friends of Cheasty Mt.
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
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
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.
Celeste Gilman, NRV HOA President:
Joel DeJong, GSP Forest Steward for Cheasty Greenspace:
Luke and Orion:
Lately there have been three common questions posed to us about Cheasty Greenspace and our vision for the park:
- 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
Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) awarded a $30,000 restoration/stewardship grant to Friends of Cheasty Greenspace at Mountain View in 2014 — and brought the Anderson Award winning REI employees from around the country to a stewardship event at Cheasty Greenspace.
It has been a busy year for Cheasty Greenspace, with both restoration and transformation in the news. The following is a list of recent news articles. Note that not all of the news articles contain accurate information.
Hundreds of volunteers have worked for years to clear invasive ivy and blackberry remove garbage, and build a trail system in the 10-acre Cheasty Greenspace at Mountain View, located just south of Alaskan Way and west of Rainier Ave S. in Seattle’s Rainier Valley. Next up is the 33-acre section of the park, where a … read more