State and federal public natural resource agency leaders from across the Pacific Northwest have been in the Mountains to Sound Greenway this week learning about how communities, tribes, agencies and interests have been working together for the future of the region. Organized by Portland State University’s Hatfield School of Government, the week-long Executive Seminar in
There are 1.5 million acres in the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area, which leaves a lot of room for falling in love — both with someone else and this amazing landscape we get to live, work, and play in. This Valentine’s Day, we put a call out on our social media channels for
With 2020 right around the corner, you’ve probably started to think about a few resolutions to make for the new year. Or maybe you haven’t, and that’s okay too! It can be overwhelming to think about everything you want to accomplish as we head into this new decade. The key is breaking your goals down
With 1.5 million acres of land spanning from Seattle to Ellensburg, there’s plenty of outdoor fun to be had in the Mountains to Sound Greenway. When the snow starts to fly, it doesn’t mean you have to hole up indoors. There are many winter hiking trails that remain relatively snow-free, so bundle up and head
As we look toward 2020 and a new decade(!), we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the last ten years of Greenway work. From the building of Mailbox Peak to our designation as a National Heritage Area, and every big project in between, the last ten years have been busy with our partners
Record-breaking potting in the nursery, bridge projects, Women in the Woods, and more plants in the ground.
For the past two decades, the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust and our partners contemplated the emergence of the Oxbow Loop Trail as a special recreation opportunity in the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Valley. During 2018 and 2019, the trail and trailhead became a reality in a cooperative construction project undertaken by the Greenway Trust
The latest trail in the Middle Fork Valley took more than three years to complete Thanks to a partnership between the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust and the USDA Forest Service Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest (USFS), there’s a new trail for hikers to enjoy in the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River Valley: Garfield Ledges. This trail
The fruits of our partnership and cooperation are all around us in the Greenway. The network of parks and green spaces within and around our cities; The working farms and forests that cradle our small towns; The ever-improving regional trail network that enables us to travel from home to school or work and even into
The clock is ticking as the U.S. Congress finishes its session for the calendar year. Two extremely important bills on the docket are S.1081 and H.R. 3195: The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Permanent Funding Act.