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Meetings are always on the 3rd Tuesday Jan-June and Sept-Nov.

Currently meetings are held in by Zoom.

          -- all are invited and your participation encouraged -

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                                                Your ELNA Board

May 21, 2024 at 7 PM

Echo Lake Neighborhood Association Monthly meeting

Meeting with Surface water Management of City of Shoreline

Please join City of Shoreline staff John Featherstone and Stefan Grozev at the May 21, 2024 meeting of the Echo Lake Neighborhood Association (ELNA) as we explore historical, current, and future perspectives on surface water for the Echo Lake neighborhood, for Echo Lake, and the surrounding areas.

We will go over current water quality monitoring programs, redevelopment standards for the Echo Lake watershed, and other City programs that have an impact on stormwater runoff and the health of the lake.

Adjoining neighborhoods and others are welcome to attend this meeting, which will be held on Zoom from 7-9pm.

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April 2024 at 7 PM

No Echo Lake Neighborhood Association meeting this month.

We are planning to sponsor Earth day events this month in lieu of a meeting.

For this year’s Earth Day weekend, ELNA is hosting five interactive events, each consisting of a featured speaker followed by a "Bioblitz" gathering.

A bioblitz is a communal citizen-science effort to record as many species within a designated location and time period as possible. The first BioBlitz was held in Washington, D.C. in 1996. Approximately 1000 species were identified at this first event.

Download the iNaturalist app (not the Seek option; 'Connect with Nature' on iPhone) to your phone (you can do that now) and set up an account if you do not already have one. Our local events are part of the "City Nature Challenge 2024 - Seattle-Tacoma" project. (There are helpful hints on the Registration page)

When you are in one of the parks choose a plant and take a photo, following instructions on the app. 

The schedule is as follows:

Friday, April 26, 11am, at Shoreline Park, 9030 1st Ave NE

Joy Wood of Green Shoreline Partnership,

"Forest Health and Ecological Restoration"

Saturday, April 27, 10am, at Densmore Pathway (188th between Ashworth and Densmore)

Marla Tullio, 

"Birds and plants of Shoreline's Densmore Pathway"

Saturday, April 27, 11am, at Echo Lake Park 19901 Ashworth Ave N

Ann Michel, 

“Flora, Fauna and Rainwater: the Future of Echo Lake”

Sunday, April 28, 10am, at Shoreline Park, 9030 1st Ave NE

Sara Cammeresi, 

"Native and Invasive Plants at Shoreline Park"

Sunday, April 28, 1:30pm at Midvale Gardens (southeast of 192nd & Midvale)

Derek Creisler,

"Workshop on Weeds - the Midvale Gardens project, its history, and where do we go from here"

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For our Neighborhood association meeting link on Zoom

March 19, 2024 at 7 PM

Echo Lake Neighborhood Association Monthly meeting.

Who needs green beer when you have green parks and gardens?

Tuesday March 19, 2024 Echo Lake Neighborhood Association meeting. Nick Borer, Shoreline Parks Manager.

So many of our activities focus on our parks. Speaking of which, we'll have updates from our members on the Densmore Pathway, Echo Lake Park, Shoreline Park, Midvale Gardens.

Also the Transit Station and the Loo.

And a wonderful new program for Earth Day - the BioBlitz.

February 20, 2024

Presentations on two exciting local projects.

The Tool Library is up and running and they just added a bicycle repair station. It's a big space in a building on Aurora you probably never noticed before. You'll want to notice it now because it is full of tools you can check out, use, and return. It's also a place you can donate tools when you start clearing out your garage.

Firlands Way is a project in the making. It is part of the original road through Shoreline. Now there is energy behind making community gathering space.  "Learn about the history of Shoreline's first Main Street and how it could be connected with a wide street to create a local place to gather and recreate."

Slides from the February 20 presentations.

24 Feb 20 for Echo Lake Neighborhood.pdf
Shoreline Tool Library - Outreach Presentation.pdf

January 16, 2024 at 7 PM

Round Table.

No December meeting.

Neighborhood association meeting.

November 21, 2023 at 7 PM

Midvale Gardens, Shoreline Master Plan

October 17, 2023 at 7 PM

ICHS presentation

Here Come the Judges Sept 19, 2023 at 7 PM

Park Bench dedication Tuesday, July 18th, 2023 at 6 PM at Echo Lake Park

Facebook Live video of the Dwight Stevens Bench dedication ceremony.

Facebook Live Video of dedication 

Photo of park bench with plaque text Dwight Stevens Founder Echo Lake Neighborhood Association

Dwight Stevens Bench at Echo Lake Park

Meeting Tuesday, June 20th, 2023 at 7pm on Zoom 

We’re Not Your Grandmother’s Senior Center!

June 20th Meeting recording 

Jeanne Elaine Monger February 19, 1948 – March 27, 2023

Photo of Jeanne Monger with sash and tiara

The Board of the Echo Lake Neighborhood Association is deeply saddened to report the passing of long time board member and consummate volunteer, Jeanne Monger.

Her obituary and memory page are online on Dignity Memorial. It's a wonderful accounting of her many contributions to ELNA and the wider Shoreline and Lake Forest Park community.

You can leave your comments and stories there. 


Celebration of Life

12:00 pm


14514 20th Ave NE

Shoreline, WA 98155

In Memory Of Jeanne Elaine Monger

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