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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Anna Boyar, a senior at Northwest School, describes her summer internship with the Greenway Education Program.
New cycle track connects regional trail system between Issaquah and Preston
In memory of Greenway board member Terry Wallgren
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.
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.
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.
Senators Cantwell and Murray introduce legislation in the U.S. Senate to designate the Mountains to Sound Greenway as a National Heritage Area.
A volunteer with the Greenway's Education Program shares his experience helping kids learn outdoors.
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.
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.