Monthly Archive: February 2019

Green Lake Stewards – Work Party Saturday, February 23, 9 AM

Join us for a Saturday Morning Warm Up at the Lake!

Date: February 23 2019
Time: 9AM to Noon
Meet: East End of the Small Craft Center Docks
(near the old Aqua Theater and the Pitch and Putt Golf Course)

Rain or shine…we will be preparing our restoration sites to add new plants in March.

Expect muddy work. Dress for chilly weather. Wear close-toed shoes. Bring a bottle of water.

Questions? Rob Hutcheson at 206 854-1654, email Rob, or go to the Green Seattle Partnership website to sign up.

Our mailing address is:
greenlakestewards@gmail.com

Green Lake Monitoring – February 17, 2019

Secchi Depth: 3.6 Meters (11.8 feet)
Water Temp: 3.5 degrees C (38.3 degrees F)

Monitored at East Green Lake by Jeffrey Howard. The sample was taken from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. Jeff will continue sampling weekly from the same site and also report the data quarterly to King County using their format.

Through a combination of efforts by volunteer lake monitors and King County staff, the King County Lake Stewardship Program analyzes data to track long-term water quality trends in small lakes in western King County, including Green Lake. To go to the King County Lake Information Page for Green Lake, click here. Choose “Green Lake-1”.

Green Lake Monitoring – February 10, 2019

Secchi Depth: 3.2 Meters (10.5 feet)
Water Temp: 3.8 degrees C (38.8 degrees F)

Monitored at East Green Lake by Jeffrey Howard. The sample was taken from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. Jeff will continue sampling weekly from the same site and also report the data quarterly to King County using their format.

Through a combination of efforts by volunteer lake monitors and King County staff, the King County Lake Stewardship Program analyzes data to track long-term water quality trends in small lakes in western King County, including Green Lake. To go to the King County Lake Information Page for Green Lake, click here. Choose “Green Lake-1”.

Minutes for January 22, 2019 Meeting

Friends of Green Lake Meeting, Tuesday January 22, 2019, Hearthstone

Convened at 7:00 PM

Attendees:
Rob ZisetteClarke GrayJohn PeeplesRichard FlemingKate MartinGayle GarmanMartin MullerJeff HowardLionel WangBrian DeLucaAlice PoggiDick EitelGene WilliamsMonica HinkleyKaren SchurrEllen HewittRuth BaetzPete Hinkley

Following around the table introductions, Rob Z chaired the meeting. The minutes of the previous meeting were reviewed.
RZ began discussion with a progress report on FOGL’s proposition to install paved path safety/location marker plaques, all technical descriptions and FOGL’s formal proposals to Seattle Parks Department previously provided. SPD has responded with a request for additional information. FOGL suggests a special meeting to invite SPD personnel to discuss a path to success on getting the markers installed, in that the concept has support of First Responders, i.e. Police, EMT/Fire, and similar agencies. EH suggested that we elicit public press/radio support to more broadly describe to the using community about the concept.
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Green Lake Monitoring – February 3, 2019

Secchi Depth: 2.8 Meters (9.2 feet)
Water Temp: 6.1 degrees C (43.0 degrees F)

Monitored at East Green Lake by Jeffrey Howard. The sample was taken from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. Jeff will continue sampling weekly from the same site and also report the data quarterly to King County using their format.

Through a combination of efforts by volunteer lake monitors and King County staff, the King County Lake Stewardship Program analyzes data to track long-term water quality trends in small lakes in western King County, including Green Lake. To go to the King County Lake Information Page for Green Lake, click here. Choose “Green Lake-1”.