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National Heritage Area Campaign Support

List of organizations and individuals officially supporting National Heritage Area designation

Many thanks to these government agencies, nonprofit organizations, local businesses and individuals who support official recognition of the Greenway as a National Heritage Area:

CURRENT AND FORMER ELECTED OFFICIALS

State of Washington - Governor Jay Inslee
State of Washington - Former Governor Mike Lowry
State of Washington - Senator Mark Mullet
State of Washington - Representative Tana Senn
State of Washington - Representative Brady Walkinshaw
State of Washington - Representative Joe Fitzgibbon
State of Washington - Former Senator Dan McDonald
WA State Department of Natural Resources - Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark
WA State Department of Natural Resources - Former Commissioner of Public Lands Brian Boyle

“National Heritage Area designation can help King County to more effectively and efficiently carry out our role in protecting working farm and forest land, safeguarding the environment, and managing a regional network of trails and open spaces.” – Dow Constantine, King County Executive

Kittitas County - Commissioner Gary Berndt
Kittitas County - Commissioner Paul Jewell
Kittitas County - Commissioner Obie O’Brien
King County - Executive Dow Constantine
King County - Councilmember Rod Dembowski
King County - Councilmember Reagan Dunn
King County - Councilmember Larry Gossett
King County - Councilmember Kathy Lambert
King County - Councilmember Joe McDermott
King County - Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer
King County - Councilmember Dave Upthegrove
King County - Former Councilmember Larry Phillips
King County - Former Councilmember Jane Hague
King County - Former Councilmember Louise Miller

City of Bellevue - Councilmember John Stokes
City of Bellevue - Councilmember John Chelminiak
City of Carnation - Mayor Jim Berger
City of Carnation - Deputy Mayor Fred Bereswill
City of Carnation - Councilmember Erin Chamberlain
City of Carnation - Councilmember Mike Flowers
City of Carnation - Councilmember Lee Grumman
City of Ellensburg - Mayor Rich Elliott
City of Ellensburg - Councilmember Nancy Lillquist
City of Duvall - Mayor Will Ibershof
City of Duvall - Councilmember Amy Ockerlander
City of Duvall - Councilmember Jason Walker
City of Issaquah - Mayor Fred Butler
City of Issaquah - Councilmember Tola Marts
City of Issaquah - Former Councilmember Nina Milligan
City of Issaquah - Former Mayor Ava Frisinger
City of Kenmore - Mayor David Baker
City of Kirkland - Mayor Amy Walen
City of Lake Forest Park - Former Mayor Mary Jane Goss
City of Mercer Island - Mayor Bruce Bassett
City of Newcastle - Councilmember Rich Crispo
City of Newcastle - Former Councilmember Lisa Jensen
City of North Bend - Mayor Ken Hearing
City of North Bend - Councilmember Dee Williamson
City of Roslyn - Councilmember Nolan Weis
City of Sammamish - Mayor Don Gerend
City of Sammamish - Councilmember Kathy Huckabay
City of Sammamish - Councilmember Bob Keller
City of Sammamish - Councilmember Tom Odell
City of Sammamish - Former Councilmember Tom Vance
City of Seattle - Mayor Ed Murray
City of Seattle - Councilmember Sally Bagshaw
City of Seattle - Councilmember Mike O’Brien
City of Seattle - Former Councilmember Jan Drago
City of Shoreline - Councilmember Will Hall
City of Shoreline - Councilmember Keith A. McGlashan
City of Shoreline - Former Councilmember Chris Eggen
City of Snoqualmie - Former Councilmember Kingston Wall

GOVERNMENTS / AGENCIES

Snoqualmie Tribe
WA State Department of Fish & Wildlife
WA State Department of Transportation
WA State Parks & Recreation Commission
City of Bellevue Planning Department
Puget Sound Regional Council

HERITAGE & CULTURE

4Culture
American Society of Landscape Architects
Association of King County Historical Organizations
Ballard Historical Society
Cascade Rail Foundation
Duvall Historical Society
Eastside Heritage Center
Fall City Historical Society
Historic Seattle
History Ink
Humanities Washington
Issaquah History Museums
Kirkland Heritage Society
Kittitas County Historical Museum
Maritime Folknet
Milwaukee Road Historical Association
Museum of History and Industry
Newcastle Historical Society
Nordic Heritage Museum
Northern Kittitas County Historical Society
Renton Historical Society
Sammamish Heritage Society
Shoreline Historical Museum
Snoqualmie Valley Historical Society
Woodinville Hertiage Society

CONSERVATION & RESTORATION

Alpine Lakes Protection Society
American Rivers
Braided River
Center for Environmental Law & Policy
Conservation Northwest
Discover Your Northwest
EarthCorps
EarthShare Washington
Forterra
Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park
Friends of Luther Burbank Park
Friends of the North Creek Forest
Friends of the Cedar River Watershed
Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery
Kittitas Audobon
Issaquah Environmental Council
National Parks Conservation Association
National Wildlife Federation
Our Environment
Partnership for Rural King County
People for Puget Sound
Sammamish Friends
Seattle Parks Foundation
Sound Salmon Solutions
Stewardship Partners
Student Conservation Association
The Nature Conservancy
The Trust for Public Land
The Wilderness Society
Washington Conservation Voters
Washington Environmental Council
Washington Native Plant Society
Washington Wild
Washington Wildlife and Recreation Coalition
Weed Warriors
Wild Fish Conservancy
Woodland Park Zoo

“By enhancing regional efforts to steward the Mountains to Sound Greenway, the National Heritage Area designation will ensure that these high-quality recreational opportunities are available for the next generation of Mountaineers.” – Martinique Grigg, Executive Director of the Mountaineers

OUTDOOR RECREATION

Access Fund
American Alpine Institute
American Whitewater
Backcountry Horsemen of Washington
The Bicycle Repair Shop
Brooks Sports, Inc
Cascade Bicycle Club
Cascade Designs® (MSR®/Therm-a-Rest®/SealLine®)
Cascade Paddlesports
C.C. Filson Co.
Clean Boating Foundation
DesmoNorthwest
Eddie Bauer

“The connection between people and nature in this region is a truly special heritage. We think this heritage merits recognition” – Michael Egeck, CEO Eddie Bauer

Edge & Spoke
Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance
ExOfficio
EXPED
Green Trails Maps
Issaquah Alps Trails Club
KAVU
Kayak Academy
McNett Corporation
Merrell
Middle Fork Outdoor Recreation Coalition
Mountain Plus Outdoor Gear
Mountain to Sound Outfitters
Mountaineers
Newcastle Trails
Nuun
Oiselle
OpenPlanIt LLC
Outdoor Alliance
Outdoor Industry Association
Outdoor Research
OutdoorsNW magazine
Pacific Crest Trail Association
Perfect Wheels
Perpetual Motion NW
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Rainy Pass Repair

REI
Sea to Summit
Seattle Sports Company
Second Ascent
Sherpa Adventure Gear
SMC Gear
Seven Hills Running Shop
SOS Outreach
Sound Sports
The Summit at Snoqualmie
Trout Unlimited
Washington Alpine Club
Washington Bikes
Washington State Parks Foundation
Washington Trails Association
Washington Water Trails Association
Winter Wildlands Alliance
YMCA Outdoor Leadership Department

“The Seattle area is a mecca of environmental law for many reasons, not the least of which is this region’s heritage of a strong connection between people and nature. Our legacy of parks, trails, and open spaces, combined with livable communities and a globally competitive economy, has been sculpted by this bond with the natural world. We believe that memorializing this special relationship is an important step for engaging future leaders in the environmental field.” – Oliver Stiefel, GreenLaw Environmental Law Society

OTHER NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

Camp Korey
Earth Ministry
Feet First
GreenLaw Environmental Law Society, UW
Issaquah Salmon Days
Rainier Scholars
Rural Majority of King County
Sammamish Family YMCA
Seattle Neighborhood Greenways
Snoqualmie Valley Community Network
Snoqualmie Valley Youth Activities and Community Center
Solid Ground
Sustainable Ballard
Sustainable Seattle
The Village Schoolhouse & Academy
Urban Sparks
Washington Forest Law Center
Wilderness Awareness School

AGRICULTURE & FORESTRY

21 Acres Center
Carnation Farmers Market
Cherry Valley Dairy
Full Circle Farm
Green Diamond Resource Co.
Jubilee Farm
K-T Cattle Company
Local Roots Farm
Oxbow Farm
PCC Farmland Trust
Plum Creek Timber Company
Seattle Tilth
Snoqualmie Valley Honey Farm
Sno-Valley Tilth

BUSINESS

AAA Washington
Alaska Airlines
Adatto Construction, Inc
Alta Planning + Design
becker&mayer! Books
Bellevue Chamber of Commerce
Bellevue Downtown Association
Cairncross & Hempelmann, PS
Calyx Sustainable Tourism
Carter Motors
Cascade Capital Group
Cascade Interpretive Consulting LLP
Cascadia Law Group PLLC
Cascadia Pacific Group, LLC
CH2M
David Dunning & Co.
Expedia, Inc

“The Mountains to Sound Greenway has served as Expedia's home since its inception and has helped attract the talent that makes us an innovative and entrepreneurial company.” – Brent Thompson SVP Expedia

Forest Concepts
G&F Landscaping
GeoEngineers, Inc.
GGLO LLC
GranCorp, Inc.
Greenvelope
Greenwood Clean Energy
Handy By Nature, LLC
Harbor Properties
HEARTLAND LLC
Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson
HomeStreet Bank
Iron Horse Brewery
Issaquah Chamber of Commerce
Johnson+Southerland
Jones & Jones Architects+Landscape Architects+Planners
K&L Gates LLP
Merrill Design, Inc.
Metsker Maps
Microsoft Corporation

“We believe that the balance of recreational, cultural, environmental and economic benefits provided by the Greenway is essential to the quality of life which Microsoft values for our employees, their families, and all residents of our region.” – DeLee Shoemaker, Microsoft Corp.

Mike McClung Construction Co. Inc.
Miller’s Mercantile
NationAd Communications
The Pass Life
ParentMap
Plauché & Carr LLP
Port Blakely Companies
Puget Sound Energy
Quadrant Homes
Real Retail
Recology CleanScapes
Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
SvR Design Company

“By recognizing the value of this landscape in an official manner, we can raise awareness that these corridors are a key element of our national infrastructure, capable of inspiring active living and enabling equitable access.” – Peg Staeheli, SvR Design Company.

Thayer Residential LLC
Tousley Brain Stephens PLLC
Urban Renaissance Group
Urban Visions
Van Ness Feldman GordonDerr
Washington Real Estate Holdings LLC

“The Mountains to Sound Greenway very materially adds to the high quality of life in the Puget Sound area and distinguishes this region as one of the most beautiful in the nation. National Heritage Area designation will make it possible for current and future generations to know they can live in the urban northwest, but enjoy unspoiled nature just minutes from their homes.” – Craig Wrench, CEO of Washington Real Estate Holdings

Waste Management of Washington
The Watershed Company
Wright Runstad & Co.

 

COMMUNITY MEMBERS

Over 6,000 individual supporters! Click here for full list.

 

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