green lake: Turtles at Green Lake - 06/23/10 09:31 AM

Turtles at Green Lake
Have to admit, I never knew they were here ... I spotted them because there was a group of people standing on the south west shore of Green Lake.
There are close to 20 turtles sitting on the logs even when the sun isn't out.
The lily pads get denser as summer comes and they tend to blend in.
 
 
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green lake: Green Lake Has A New Look - 04/18/09 12:33 PM
As I was recently jogging around Green Lake in the last couple of weeks, I've noticed the work being done around the inner jogging trail and the new benches installed.  Then I noticed the beginnings of a new arch and trail leading to the eastside pool area. 
I always like to know what's going on and figure others do too so I did some research: 
The project replaces existing asphalt paving with new compacted crushed rock paths and concrete paved focal areas. The project will also include the restoration and relocation of an arch from the demolished Martha Washington School.  This project … (0 comments)

green lake: North Seattle Neighborhoods: Licton Springs - 03/16/09 12:37 PM
Seattle's Licton Springs neighborhood is not well know by its' name but we all know where it is.  Referred to as North College Park and frequently called Green Lake, it is located west of Northgate, north of Green Lake (NE 85thStreet), east of Greenwood and Aurora (Highway 99) and south of Haller Lake. 
Another not well-known fact is that it is also home to a natural spring, which exists in the northwest area of Licton Springs Park. 
 
 
Licton Springs was once a healing center for Native Americans, who constructed sweat lodges and bathed in the mineral waters of the springs.  Pioneer … (0 comments)

 
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