Our Board Members
"While I might not live in Bothell forever, I want the people who will come after me to have places to explore and appreciate nature. We need to preserve access to open spaces and the opportunities for education and recreation that they provide."
"The forest offers a break from chaos. When all you can hear is the wind through the tress, nothing else matters in that moment. It's easy to build houses and roads and strip malls. What is in the Shelton View Forest cannot be built, but it can be protected."
"This forest in our city is special. Even in my 70th year, I explore woods, seek out wild places and quiet spaces, run and hike trails internationally. And right here, within 20 minutes of all 42,000 citizens of Bothell, is a gem in our own backyard."
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“The forest is important to our community. It is a peaceful place for birds and wildlife and for each of us to find a connection with nature. We need to protect this gem and preserve it for future generations."
"Shelton View Forest is my family's happy place, where my kids can freely explore and create adventures, and where I can unwind and reconnect with nature. I feel lucky having this special place so close from home, and we are doing what we can, as a family, to protect it."
"I strongly believe that we need to care for and steward our planet, and that starts in our back yards. It is important to me that we save the forest from development for our future generations to have a local forest to explore, learn, play, and discover adventures."