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UPDATE: Greenway Heritage Area

UPDATE: Greenway Heritage Area

Posted by Margaret Ullman at Dec 18, 2014 01:52 PM |

The Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area (NHA) effort gained great momentum in Congress this year!

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Expansion of Wilderness Lands, in the Heart of the Greenway

Expansion of Wilderness Lands, in the Heart of the Greenway

Posted by Margaret Ullman at Dec 16, 2014 01:55 PM |

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.

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Duvall is leading the way through innovative approach to planning

Duvall is leading the way through innovative approach to planning

Posted by Margaret Ullman at Nov 12, 2014 02:30 PM |

How do we balance population growth while conserving nature? How can we ensure both a strong, sustainable economy and healthy natural lands? These are important questions that the City of Duvall is asking right now.

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The Nature Conservancy announces second largest purchase in Greenway history

The Nature Conservancy announces second largest purchase in Greenway history

Posted by Ben Hughey at Oct 28, 2014 12:50 PM |
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The Nature Conservancy announced the conservation of 47,921 acres of forest land in the Central Cascades, the majority of which lies within the Mountains to Sound Greenway.

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When does a forest road disappear?

When does a forest road disappear?

Posted by Amy Brockhaus at Oct 17, 2014 01:50 PM |

You’ve seen them on hillsides in the Mountains to Sound Greenway – long zig-zags crossing the mountains, former logging roads that brought trucks up and trees down. But when a forest road is no longer used, and especially if it leads to a splendid view, perhaps it is time to turn it into a trail.

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The Greenway has a new trail

The Greenway has a new trail

Posted by Margaret Ullman at Sep 27, 2014 12:00 AM |

The new Mailbox Peak trail is the latest addition to the Greenway's 1,600-mile trail network. Over the last decade, the Greenway spearheaded a region-wide effort to build a safer, more sustainable route to this popular peak.

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A summer with the Greenway's education program

Posted by Emily Neff at Sep 04, 2014 10:20 AM |

Anna Boyar, a senior at Northwest School, describes her summer internship with the Greenway Education Program.

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A trail runs alongside it

A trail runs alongside it

Posted by Amy Brockhaus at Aug 28, 2014 10:15 AM |

New cycle track connects regional trail system between Issaquah and Preston

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Terry Wallgren: 1946-2014

Terry Wallgren: 1946-2014

Posted by Amy Brockhaus at Aug 25, 2014 03:10 PM |

In memory of Greenway board member Terry Wallgren

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Grant Supports Trail Enhancement Project in Mt Baker - Snoqualmie National Forest

Posted by Emily Neff at Aug 22, 2014 02:25 PM |

For more than 20 years, the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust’s Stewardship Program has been focused on improving existing trails to accommodate a growing population, increasing access, and improving trail safety.

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Introducing a Community Garden and Food Forest in Duvall

Posted by Jennifer McKeown at Aug 18, 2014 12:43 PM |

An amazing place is coming to a historic space in Duvall. This summer the ground is breaking on a new Community Garden and Food Forest at the historic Doughtery Farmstead.

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Greenway Icon Celebrates its 100th Birthday

Greenway Icon Celebrates its 100th Birthday

Posted by Margaret Ullman at Jul 31, 2014 05:40 PM |
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It took 2,500 workers three years to construct this icon, blasting into the mountain with 340 tons of dynamite. One hundred years later it is one of our region's top recreation spots with a quarter million people visiting annually.

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The news we've been waiting for from the U.S. Senate

Posted by Emily Neff at Jul 17, 2014 10:45 AM |

Senators Cantwell and Murray introduce legislation in the U.S. Senate to designate the Mountains to Sound Greenway as a National Heritage Area.

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Inspiring students one plant at a time

Posted by Tom Stonehocker, Education Intern at Jul 14, 2014 11:19 AM |

A volunteer with the Greenway's Education Program shares his experience helping kids learn outdoors.

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Teaming up with the Backcountry Horsemen

Posted by Emily Neff at Jun 25, 2014 01:27 PM |

Greenway staff and volunteers recently teamed up with the Backcountry Horsemen and headed to the east side of the Greenway for a three day trail maintenance work party.

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Supporting voices for a National Heritage Area

Posted by Emily Neff at Jun 12, 2014 03:15 PM |

The Greenway is a special place. Employers want to locate their companies here. Residents can go for a mountain hike or city bike ride after work. Tourists arrive from across the globe. This beautiful place we all enjoy should be officially recognized as the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area.

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Sprucing up the Cooper River Trail

Posted by Michael Woodsum at May 30, 2014 01:57 PM |

Suncadia homeowners pitch in to maintain the Cooper River Trail.

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Mountain biking on Tiger just got better

Posted by Emily Neff at May 20, 2014 01:55 PM |

If you haven’t been mountain biking on Tiger Mountain recently, it is time for another visit.

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New Federal Stream Buffer Requirements

Posted by Jennifer McKeown at May 08, 2014 02:42 PM |

Jennifer McKeown, Greenway Snoqualmie Program Manager, goes in-depth to understand the effects of the new federal requirements for stream buffers in the Snoqualmie Valley.

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Fish, Farm, Flood Citizen Advisory Committee

Posted by Jennifer.McKeown@mtsgreenway.org at Apr 30, 2014 02:20 PM |

Find a way to concurrently strengthen agriculture, restore salmon habitat, and reduce flood impacts in the Snoqualmie Valley.

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