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
Concern has been expressed about the public process for the Cheasty Greenspace restoration, trails, and bike pilot project. We, the Friends of Cheasty Greenspace at Mountainview (FCGMV), are sensitive to these concerns. As Cheasty’s neighbors and community volunteers, we are committed to the community decision-making process. Throughout the seven years of our work in the … read more
Dear Community Members,
Thank you for writing about the mountain bike trail pilot project in Cheasty Greenspace.
Before I outline the project’s history and next steps, let me emphasize that the project’s final design is not complete, and that we will ensure there are opportunities for community members to weigh in on the design.
HISTORY… read more