Nature Blog

Before (June 2023) and after (September 2023) photo of the Delridge Wetland Park project showing construction progress.

An exciting update on the Delridge Wetland Park project

By Communications Team | September 27, 2023

We are beyond excited to announce that DNDA has finished major construction on our long-awaited Delridge Wetland Park project! Our primary contractor on the project, Titan Earthwork, wrapped up their work last week, and the site now has proper sidewalks, walking trails, and functional green stormwater infrastructure. In the coming months, we’ll be continuing to…

Reviewing Our Summer Environmental Justice Program

By Nature Team | September 6, 2023

As summer is coming to a close we want to highlight DNDA’s Environmental Justice Summer Youth Program, celebrating the amazing teens who participated and all of the wonderful partner organizations who helped make this program a success! This summer DNDA was able to expand our EJ Summer Youth Program by hosting two sessions, one in…

Construction is Underway at Delridge Wetland Park

By Nature Team | August 1, 2023

We were thrilled to welcome DNDA partners and donors to the Delridge Wetland Park on Sunday, July 16 to celebrate the kickoff of construction after years of planning and preparation. Delridge Wetland Park, located on 23rd Ave SW and SW Findlay St, is a project spearheaded by DNDA to protect, restore, preserve and expand the…

New Exhibit Highlights Longfellow Creek

By Nature Team | June 14, 2023

We are partnering the Duwamish Alive Coalition and the Southwest Seattle Historical Society to present tʔáwi: Creek of Hope, an exploration of Longfellow Creek, featuring photographs from renowned photojournalist Tom Reese. From its 10,000 year-old headwaters at Roxhill Park, Longfellow Creek is the backbone of the Duwamish Peninsula. Its story reflects the complex changes of…

Growing Environmental Justice Programming in Delridge

By Nature Team | May 3, 2023

  Saturday, April 29 brought to a close DNDA’s first springtime environmental justice youth program, a valuable and fun experience for everyone involved! Throughout April, a cohort of local young people aged 14 to 18 joined us after school (and full-time over spring break) to build community, connect to the land, and learn about the…

Designing the Future of Roxhill Bog

By Nature Team | April 4, 2023

Roxhill Bog has faced its share of challenges over the years, but we were excited to host an enthusiastic crowd of partner organizations at the park to learn more about the efforts being made to restore this wetland and welcome community back into the park. The walking tour, attended by about two dozen people, was…