Seattle Parks and Recreation Site for all Seattle Parks and related departments.
EarthCorps EarthCorps provides crews and leaders, under contract, for restoration projects
Forterra Forterra focuses on land conservation issues along the Cascade Crest and is the main sponsor of the Green Cities Initiative, including the Green Seattle Partnership.
Green Seattle Partnership The GSP is committed to restoring the 2500 acres of forested lands in Seattle within 20 years.
Green Cities Partnerships (Forterra) Portal to Restoration Events Calendar for Green Cities.
Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) WCC provides hands-on experience in the environmental field to youth and pays them for their work. WCC provides active support to many GSP restoration sites in Discovery Park.
Seattle Conservation Corps (SCC) SCC provides homeless adults with opportunities to train and work in a structured program that provides them with job skills and carries out projects that benefit our citizens and our environment. SCC has participated in various restoration activities in Discovery Park, most recently in the invasive meadows South of the Capehart parcel.
United Indians of All Tribes (UIATF) Daybreak Star Center hosts an important ethnobotanical garden on site and always needs volunteers to help with that (and learn about culturally important native plants) as well as help with restoration of their 19-acre site.
1972 Discovery Park Master Plan The Master Plan guides the process to decide what uses are appropriate for this park.
1974 Discovery Park Master Plan Update This revision to the Master Plan updates and expands some 1972 recommendations.
1986 Discovery Park Development Plan This Plan, consistent with the 1972 Master Plan and 1974 Update, controls development in the Park today.
Vegetation Management Plan (2000) The Vegetation Management Plan inventories the state of park vegetation circa 2000, and makes recommendations for the future.
Peter Holte 2002 Document This document was written by the second Adopt-An-Area coordinator in 2002 to guide the restoration volunteers.
State of Seattle's Conifer Forests This document was written in 2009 by Seattle Urban Nature.
Discovery Park Wayfinding Map 2010 Free black and white 2010 map commissioned by Friends of Discovery Park for giveaway at Loop Trail kiosks.
Plant Propagation Experiences of one steward Prepared by Tom Palm in 2010 for Forest Steward Workshop on Plant Propagation.
Plant Propagation Experiment for 2010 Ongoing details of plant propagation by Tom Palm in 2010.
Our Yearly Restoration Planning Process Activities month by month on the North Slope Restoration Project.
Browse large CalPhotos Fungus database Almost 6000 images of fungi of the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
Draft Environmental Assessment for 500 Area restoration - 2001 This document details the Army's assessment of this area before demolition in 2002.
Poster detailing 500 Area Project concept. This document details the design of the restoration project and an aerial view just after the first planting in 2002.
Landscape plan for the 500 Area Cells Planting plan for shrubs and groundcovers installed in 2002 into the 24 building outlines, called Cells.
City page for Nike Building Removal and Restoration Project Details of the project, which was completed in 2008.
Lighthouse Renovation Following Lighthouse acquisition from the National Park Service in 2006, this project was initiated to renovate the Lighthouse exterior and interior and the exterior of the Keeper's Quarters.
City page for Building 653 Project Details of the project, which was completed in 2008.
City page for North Forest Road Removal Project Details of the project, which was completed in 2009, with complete removal of Idaho Avenue and restoration of the core of the Theater Site.
DPAC Restoration Committee Final Report for Capehart Recommendations This document was prepared by many Discovery park stakeholders, especially experienced restoration volunteers to serve as input to Seattle Parks prior to finalizing any plans for Capehart restoration.
Seattle Parks Levy Opportunity Fund Application for Capehart Project 2010. We did not make the cut for the 2010/2011 round of projects ($7M), but were very close, and so we will submit it again for the 2012/2013 round ($7M), as the current budget for Capehart does not have enough money to begin an adequate planting effort.
City page for Capehart Restoration Project This document was prepared by ESA Adolfson for the first public meeting on ideas for Capehart restoration.
Conceptual Map for Capehart Restoration This document was prepared by ESA Adolfson for the first public meeting on ideas for Capehart restoration.
Guidelines for Historic Homes This document is the next to final version guiding what is and is not permitted in the Historic District, which was re-defined by City ordinance in 2009 to include the Officer's Row housing units and the Montana Circle housing units.
Map with all numbered building circa 1946 This map shows all the structures standing as of 1946 (around 500), the year of maximum extent of the build-out of Fort Lawton during WW-II.
Map of Discovery Park Road Names This map shows all the roads once criss-crossing Discovery Park. Most have now been removed and restored to native vegetation or now have pervious surfaces and are used for access to do maintenance.
Discovery Park History City web page that gives the general history of the park and links to other resources, some also repeated below for ease of navigation.
Discovery Park History - Sherwood Files This document collects the papers of Mr. Sherwood, a long time Parks employee who kept a file of many old documents related to Discovery Park, which were scanned into this file many years ago.
BRAC Process to date. City page giving background of BRAC Process and the final re-development plan submitted to the Army.