People who walk and bike through the busy Eastgate neighborhood of Bellevue will soon have something to celebrate. The City of Bellevue broke ground this month on a new section of the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail, which will eventually connect the trail on the I-90 floating bridge all the way to Issaquah. Construction is
Nestled on the Eastern edge of the Pacific Crest Trail, in the heart of the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, is Waptus Lake a 1-mile long freshwater lake with stunning views of the Cascade Crest. This lake, accessed by the Waptus River Trail, has been a popular backpacking and horse camping destination for decades. As a member
Monday August 26, 2019 is National Dog Day. Whether we’re out on a trail or hanging out with them at home, we love our dogs. To celebrate the day we’ve compiled some of our #GreenwayDogs. Enjoy! Kasey Kasey loves helping his owner Mike build Greenway trails! Ned the “Conservation Dog”
On August 6, King County voters will be asked to renew King County Prop. 1 Aka the King County Parks Levy. The Levy will raise $810 million over 6 years to keep King County’s parks, trails, and natural areas clean, safe and open; make smart investments in regional trails and new green spaces; and offer
The Mountains to Sound Greenway lost one of its great heroes recently when Tom Gibbs passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. Tom served 23 years on the Greenway Board of Directors and Board of Advisors, winning the admiration and friendship of many generations of Greenway Board and staff. Few people in our community’s
At the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust, we appreciate a good river. We travel trails alongside them, rebuild bridges across them, and plant thousands of trees along their banks to shade and cool their waters. Recently, a group of Greenway Explorers had a chance to get out and float on one. On June 15th more
Just off exit 20 on Interstate-90, a Tiger sleeps. And on a cold-wet day in fall, students stand in a circle at the base of the Tiger’s tail, listening to the sounds that fill the forest. I smile at the silent mouths, closed eyes, and attentive ears of the students. “We hear the sound of
Smiles and congratulations were abundant in the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River Valley this past April as volunteers worked to complete a once-in-a-generation project.
We live in a world that is constantly changing; constantly forcing us to advance our understanding of it in order to advance our societies. With desperate need for technological advancements and threats as deadly as global warming, learning to understand and acknowledge science has never been more important. And like most everything, it starts with
Thanks to the community who answered the call to support the Teanaway, volunteering to help several important campground cleanups and fencing projects ahead of the busy summer season.