We are excited to announce that Jon Hoekstra has joined the Greenway Trust as Executive Director. And his first order of business is to designate the Greenway as a National Heritage Area.
Legislation introduced in U.S. Senate and House today would strengthen our region’s high quality of life and celebrate its heritage of spectacular forests, rivers, and mountains on the doorsteps of cities
Many years after they were spoken, Ira Spring’s words still ring true: we need the power of many voices to take care of the areas we love. A new plaque on top of Mailbox Peak commemorates Spring and the many voices who made this new trail possible.
The recreation community has spoken loud and clear: it’s time to create the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area. More than 3,000 hikers, bikers, kayakers, and climbers just signed the petition to designate the Greenway as a National Heritage Area.
Vital wildlife corridors and trail connections have been conserved recently, adding over 1,500 acres of forestland to the Greenway's public lands.
From gravel trails, to singletrack, to paved regional trails, there are abundant opportunities in the Greenway to get your family on bikes just minutes from your front door. Here are three of our favorite local rides.
Carter Subaru is one of the region's greatest corporate environmental champions, setting a national example of conservation business ethics through its home-grown "On the Road to Carbon Neutral" tree-planting program.
Repairs to the flood-damaged road will be completed in time for a holiday weekend opening. And stay up-to-date on the summer construction schedule to know when the road is open or closed.
“Imagine 20 years from now: the Snoqualmie River Valley is a renowned destination for its economically thriving rural cities, local food production, agritourism, ecotourism and outdoor recreation…”
Millions of Washington residents will soon have another way to reach some of Washington’s most loved recreation destinations with the help of a new summer shuttle.
Our public land agencies are severely underfunded considering their value and use levels. This is not a question of finding cost efficiencies and tightening belts. We passed that threshold a long time ago. It’s now a question of rethinking how we fund these agencies and how we maintain this land.
Moving through the Cascade Mountains is about to get a lot easier for both wildlife and motorists, thanks to work on I-90 east of Snoqualmie Pass. The I-90 Snoqualmie Pass East project will also pilot one of the very first wildlife bridges in the Greenway.
Plans are forming for the future of The Nature Conservancy's nearly 48,000 acres of forest in the heart of the Greenway. There are countless opportunities to shape a sustainable, healthy place for both people and nature. Make your voice heard and share your vision for this land.
180 miles of trail in the Greenway are built on former railroad lines. And our newest Rail-to-Trail is being built to connect the communities on the eastern side of Lake Washington.
Quarterly blog from our Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) field crew, who are out in the Greenway all year long tackling habitat restoration and trail projects.
Outdoor recreation: a sound investment for ourselves, our health, our economy, our future.
What brings revenue to our state at a significant level, similar to technology and aerospace? What moves income from urban to rural areas?
It was a year full of wins. These successes—many compiled here—are thanks to our broad-based coalition. It’s well known that the secret to the Greenway’s success has always been our passionate supporters who collectively move mountains.
The Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area (NHA) effort gained great momentum in Congress this year!
The Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Valley just got a little wilder. Those of us who recreate in the valley have always cherished its remote beauty and raw mystique. Now its federal designation matches.