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April 28, 2023
This post was created in collaboration with Jaime Martin, Director of Governmental Affairs & Special Projects for the Snoqualmie Tribe. May 7-13, 2023 marks the 40th
Continue reading Four Tips to Be a Responsible Visitor in the Greenway NHA
April 13, 2023
As environmental stewards, we all want to leave the land better than we found it. Earth Month is an opportunity to reflect on how we
Continue reading Creating a Sustainable Future: Actions for Environmental Stewards During Earth Month and Beyond 
March 16, 2023
Imagine spending your days in the great outdoors, surrounded by stunning natural scenery and working hard to maintain and improve the very trails that allow
Continue reading 5 Essential Traits Trail Crew Members Need To Thrive in the Backcountry
March 10, 2023
Women have been at the forefront of wildlife, cultural, and environmental conservation efforts in Washington State for many years. From preserving native languages and cultural
Continue reading Inspiring Women Across the Greenway Who Are Breaking Barriers in Conservation
March 3, 2023
Forested mountains, meandering rivers, shaded walking trails, and picturesque downtowns complete with local food establishments and small businesses – you’ll find all this and more
Continue reading Working Toward a Connected Network of Trails and Parks in the Snoqualmie Valley
February 14, 2023
We traded in our Carhartts and trail runners for blazers and . . . okay, Blundstones really can do it all . . . during a week of advocacy in Washington,
Continue reading Advocating for the National Heritage Area Program in the “Other” Washington
February 13, 2023
Path reconstruction revitalizes a popular trail to improve the health of habitats and humans.  The Annette Lake Trail winds through talus avalanche chutes and roaring
Continue reading The Annette Lake Trail Project: A Path to Sustainability 
January 17, 2023
From Ellensburg to Seattle, the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area (Greenway NHA) encompasses spectacular natural lands, productive working farms and forests, opportunities for
Continue reading 2023 Legislative Priorities
January 13, 2023
This list is a roundup of resources to help self-identified Black, Indigenous, and People of Color break into guiding and conservation careers at varying skill
Continue reading BIPOC Outdoors and Conservation Careers Resource Guide
January 6, 2023
President Biden signed the National Heritage Area Act yesterday WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, President Biden signed the National Heritage Area Act (S. 1942). 
Continue reading Landmark Legislation to Ensure Long-Term Stability for America’s National Heritage Areas Now Law
January 4, 2023
The magnetic pull of the outdoors in the Pacific Northwest brings more visitors to trails each year, while increased connections to nature can foster community
Continue reading Trailhead Ambassadors Program Brings Mindful Recreation to Busy Trails