Spotlight on Industrial GSI in Georgetown 

One of ECOSS’ major areas of work is supporting clean water efforts by sharing resources and stormwater solutions to communities that disproportionately experience flooding and the effects of stormwater pollution. Some of these solutions can include cisterns, grattix boxes, or even larger-scale depaving projects. Angela Ena is a Program Manager at ECOSS who manages Clean […]

Lunar New Year: Celebrating Tết

February marks the celebration of the Lunar New Year across many cultures. This year, it is observed on February 10, which coincides with the new moon and the beginning of a new year on the Lunar Calendar. Tết is a Vietnamese New Year holiday where everyone gathers to celebrate and spend time with family over […]

Meet our new Development Director, Teddy Wingo

We are so excited to introduce Teddy Wingo as our first-ever Development Director! Teddy joined the ECOSS team in late October and brings a depth of knowledge around development work and relationship-building with the donor community. How were your first two weeks at ECOSS? Any standout moments? – My first two weeks were busy! I […]

Community Van: ECOSS and Danny Woo Gardeners visit Deception Pass

Many immigrant and refugee communities face challenges when it comes to exploring local parks since many places require access to a car to visit. This year, ECOSS incorporated Metro’s Community Van service into our Transit to Nature programming and led guided day trips to different spots around the greater Seattle area, including Snoqualmie Falls, Seward […]

Mulch and Mingle at Seward Park

The annual ECOSS summer habitat restoration event at Seward Park is a favorite among staff and the community. This year’s “Mulch and Mingle” event aimed to care for the species planted last year by mulching around them, and educate communities about the benefits of mulch and compost and the uses for both. The day also […]

Black-led organizations and businesses to support this month and every month

This Black History Month, we are using our platform to highlight Black-led organizations and businesses and also share some of ECOSS’ partnerships! We hope you will join us in supporting or giving to these organizations. At ECOSS, we proudly center the voices of immigrants and refugee communities and recognize that dismantling systems of racism is a prerequisite for environmental justice.