Wildlife in the City

Discover Your Wild Neighbors at Discovery Park

Project Description

Wildlife in the City Week
The National Wildlife Federation, in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation, Conservation Northwest, and other local organizations, is presenting the second annual Wildlife in the City Week. This multi-day, multi-venue event will help the community to explore and learn how we can all have a positive impact on wildlife living among us and become a champion of urban wildlife.
Discover Your Wild Neighbors
Our experiential events range from urban wildlife walks to hands-on activities with youth at community centers. The week will conclude with a Wildlife Festival on Saturday, April 21 from 1-5 pm at Discovery Park. Numerous nonprofit organization will share what people in urban areas can do to help animals specific to the Puget Sound, like river otters, salmon and bobcats, that need our protection.
The Wildlife in the City Festival at Discovery Park will host more than a dozen local environmental organizations and help people in urban areas connect with animals specific to the Puget Sound like river otters and bobcats that need our protection.
National Wildlife Federation
The National Wildlife Federation is one of the largest and most influential non-profit conservation, education and advocacy organizations in the U.S. We are building on a long legacy of bringing species such as bison, eagles and whales back from the brink of extinction while inspiring the next generation of conservationists. Learn more about what you can do for wildlife at their Garden for Wildlife website.
Partners Include:

City of Seattle, Parks and Recreation 

Conservation Northwest 

Defenders of Wildlife 

Discovery Park Advisory Council

Duwamish Alive

EarthCorps 

Friends of Discovery Park

Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery

Master of Environmental Studies Program at The Evergreen State College

National Wildlife Federation

NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region

Otter Spotters

Outdoor Project 

PAWS

Project Dragonfly

Puget Soundkeeper Alliance 

Save Our Wild Salmon

Seattle Aquarium 

Seattle Audubon 

SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve

Sno-King Marine Mammal Response 

SR3 Sealife Response, Rehab and Research 

The Nature Conservancy

UW Botanic Gardens

Washington Water Trust

Weed Warriors, Nature Stewards Program 

Woodland Park Zoo 

 

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