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Bees, trees, and fields of green: How City Light practices environmental stewardship in landscaping

Seattle City Light’s Landscapes Team, part of the Vegetation Management group, is responsible for maintaining the landscaping on more than 55 City Light properties. This small-but-mighty team of six puts City Light’s value of Environmental Stewardship into practice every day as they work to make City Light spaces not only… [ Keep reading ]

Grass lawns are harmful to the environment—here’s what you can do instead

Joel Ferreiro is a Gardener on Seattle City Light’s Landscapes Team. The Lawn Problem Think of some popular crops grown in the United States. What comes to mind? Corn, wheat, and barley might be at the top of your list, as they are ones that help sustain human and animal… [ Keep reading ]

April is Native Plant Appreciation Month

April is Native Plant Appreciation Month, so to help celebrate, here are some quick facts about native plants and why they deserve your attention. What is a native plant? According to the National Wildlife Federation, native plants are plants that “occur naturally in a particular region region, ecosystem, or habitat… [ Keep reading ]

Gilligan Creek Habitat Restoration to Start in Skagit County

Seattle City Light will close the mouth of Gilligan Creek in Skagit County to vehicle access March 30 to restore native plants and improve habitat for fish and wildlife.