Arts, Culture, & Sustainability
Trees on Private Property Get Extra Protection
New tree regulations protect trees on private property.
Neighborhood Grants Help Grow Burien’s Urban Forest
Local projects increase neighborhood tree canopy and foster sense of community.
Green Burien Partnership Helps Protect Burien’s Urban Forest
Healthy forested parks and green spaces have the power to strengthen neighborhoods, provide safe access to nature, and provide many benefits to the environment. Without a coordinated effort to restore and care for our forests, we are at risk of losing many benefits of these forests and natural areas.
Burien Climate Action Plan: Year in Review
2022 marked the first full year since the Burien Climate Action Plan was adopted. The plan’s first annual report shows what the City Council, City staff, and the larger Burien community are working on to create a climate-resilient and equitable community.
Funding a Vibrant and Creative Community
Meet the 2023 Arts and Culture Grants recipients, and read the latest update on public funding for art in Burien.
Adopt a Storm Drain and Protect Local Waterways
Join volunteers across the city and the Puget Sound region to keep your local storm drains clear of debris to reduce flooding and protect waterways.
Your City at Work: Improving the Lives of Youth in Our Community
The City offers many youth programs, helping kids reconnect to others after a long two years of isolation at home.
StormFest Turns Middle Schoolers into Stormwater Scientists
Started in 2018, StormFest is a stormwater learning event for sixth-grade students from Highline Public Schools.
Outdoor Explorers Program Brings More Kids to Summer Camp
Burien’s Outdoor Explorers program, funded by the “No Child Left Inside” state grant program, provided eight weeks of free summer camp experience for 58 middle schoolers in Seahurst Park this past summer.
Celebrating Black History Month 2022 in Burien
To honor the achievements of Black Americans and all people of African descent in the United States, Black…