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Jan 08, 2015
New study shows $21.6 billion in spending
Outdoor recreation generates $21.6 billion a year in spending on trips and equipment in Washington State, a new study prepared for the Legislature shows.
Nov 13, 2014
S. 2602 Moves to the Senate Floor for Vote

Press Clips

Mar 25, 2015
The Daily Record
The Teanaway Community Forest Advisory Committee will meet Thursday to discuss the forest’s draft plan and next steps in the process.
Mar 23, 2015
The News Tribune
Hikers, kayakers, mountain bikers, horseback riders and rock climbers will benefit from the improved and expanded recreation opportunities outlined in the new Snoqualmie Corridor Recreation Plan.
Mar 10, 2015
Outdoors NW Magazine
As part of a scenic 50-mile journey, cyclists can now ride from Seattle to Snoqualmie Falls along part of King County’s 175-mile Regional Trails System. The newest link connected Issaquah and Preston late last summer, thanks to the Mountains to Sound Greenway.
Feb 04, 2015
Snoqualmie Valley Record
More than 1 million people visit Snoqualmie Falls each year, bringing spending money, and economic stimulation with them. They don’t necessarily visit the city of Snoqualmie, though. Changing that pattern is the goal of an extensive project, already one year in, to develop Snoqualmie itself as a tourist destination.
Jan 30, 2015
The Seattle Times
On Saturday, the longest stretch of trail on the Eastside Rail Corridor officially opens in Kirkland. It’s now open to pedestrians and bicyclists, but someday they may be sharing the space with public transit.
Jan 27, 2015
The Seattle Times
State parks get 33 million visitors a year, yet funding cuts have them operating with “bailing wire and duct tape,” write guest columnists John R. Floberg, Mark O. Brown and Jim van Loben Sels.
Jan 20, 2015
The Issaquah Press
Work has been completed on the new 74-space parking lot at the corner of Southeast Duthie Hill Road and Southeast Issaquah-Fall City Road that will serve as the main access point for the mountain bike park.
Dec 03, 2014
Daily Record
The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee passed the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Act out of committee on Nov. 18.
Nov 28, 2014
Puget Sound Business Journal
All of us who work to conserve the Mountains to Sound Greenway were ecstatic to hear of The Nature Conservancy’s plan to purchase of 47,921 acres of forest in the central Cascades.
Nov 20, 2014
SnoValley Star
The scenery here in Snoqualmie Valley is stunning. Look around at the lush evergreen trees, mountain peaks and rivers. Despite our worst efforts at building acres of parking lots in the greater Seattle area, the Valley still boasts wild spots and open spaces.
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