Sounders help Nature Consortium with their goal: West Duwamish Greenbelt restoration

February 8, 2013 at 7:42 pm | In Environment, How to help, West Seattle jail sites | 4 Comments

In the West Duwamish Greenbelt, steps away from the south end of the South Seattle Community College (WSB sponsor) campus, a delegation from Seattle Sounders FC took the field – well, the forest – this afternoon. They were there to help the Nature Consortium in the West Seattle nonprofit’s ongoing quest to help heal and restore the city’s longest stretch of contiguous forest. Their task today: Plant trees that NC obtained through the Forterra C3 grant, in which the Sounders are a founding partner. (From left in our photo, Sounders team members Alex Caskey and Babayele Sodade; Nature Consortium’s Monica Thomas; Sounders’ Andy Rose, and Sounders rep Jessica Hancock)

P.S. You can help out in the forest too – find out how here – and the NC also would love to see you at SODO Park on March 21st for their next gala fundraiser, Deep Roots (with WSB among the co-sponsors) – ticket info here.


  1. The Sounders (left to right) are Caskey, Sodade, and Rose – can’t tell you abou the women, but judging by the jackets I think you have them right.

    Comment by SEA — 8:41 pm February 8, 2013 #

  2. Actually…it’s Alex Caskey, Babayele Sodade and Andy Rose. From L to R :)

    Comment by AlexDex — 10:05 pm February 8, 2013 #

  3. Thanks! My co-publisher brought back the correct names, I put them in the wrong order, appreciate the help. Should be fixed now – TR

    Comment by WSB — 10:10 pm February 8, 2013 #

  4. Yes, what AlexD said! And, I love how much the Sounders are so involved with everything important to maintaining a healthy society!

    Comment by sara — 10:13 pm February 8, 2013 #

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