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Microtrash: Not a Micro Problem

Microtrash: Not a Micro Problem

Let’s start with a little activity. Close your eyes and think about the last time you went outside: was it a walk around your neighborhood, a meet up at your local park, or even a trip out to your favorite trail in the Mountains to Sound Greenway? Now, what do you remember most about this trip? I bet you

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Raising a Forest: A Look Into the Greenway Native Plants Nursery

Raising a Forest: A Look Into the Greenway Native Plants Nursery

Washington can be characterized by forests that seem to stretch forever, but do you ever wonder how those giant trees can grow so tall? At the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust nursery, we raise thousands of baby trees (and other native plants) to prepare them to thrive at one of our many restoration sites across the Greenway. There are currently more

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City of Bellevue Builds Key Connection of the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail

City of Bellevue Builds Key Connection of the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail

Walking, rolling, or running just became much safer and more enjoyable through the bustling Eastgate neighborhood in Bellevue thanks to a new section of the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail!  To set the scene, the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area is a 100-mile-long corridor along Interstate 90, stretching from the Seattle waterfront to

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The Greenway’s 13 Year Partnership with Carter Subaru

The Greenway’s 13 Year Partnership with Carter Subaru

As a non-profit, a lot of the work that we accomplish is through partnerships with various organizations—from governmental agencies to other non-profits. One of our longest standing partnerships is with Carter Subaru. For more than ten years, the dealership has been a dedicated partner whose forward and long-term thinking paired with their financial support has

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Stay Safe This Spring!

Stay Safe This Spring!

As the weather warms in the lowlands, there is still danger in the mountains.  The Recreate Responsibly Coalition is spreading awareness of potentially dangerous conditions during the transition between winter and spring. As the weather warms, people headed to the mountains in search of outdoor adventures may be surprised to find wintry conditions. Depending on

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Mountaineers Patrol Races – “The Nation’s Longest and Hardest Race” (Part 2)

Mountaineers Patrol Races – “The Nation’s Longest and Hardest Race” (Part 2)

Click here to read part 1 of the story of the Patrol Races if you missed it!  The year 1936 was a significant one for The Mountaineers. At the Pacific Northwest Downhill and Slalom Championships at Mt. Hood, Wolf Bauer was 3rd in the downhill, 14th in the slalom, finishing 7th in the Combined, competing

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Mountaineers Patrol Races – “The Nation’s Longest and Hardest Race” (Part 1)

Mountaineers Patrol Races – “The Nation’s Longest and Hardest Race” (Part 1)

Between 1930 and 1941, The Mountaineers sponsored Patrol Races, a back-country event described as 18 or 20 miles long on the crest of the Cascades between its Snoqualmie Pass Lodge and Meany Ski Hut at Martin near Stampede Pass. Three-man Patrol teams competed in what the Seattle Times called “the nation’s longest and hardest race.”

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