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2020 Parade of Accomplishments

2020 has brought many challenges, but the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust and our partners have continued to carry out important work for the benefit of this incredible landscape and all those who engage with it. Perhaps more than ever, we are thankful for this opportunity to come together and celebrate some of the accomplishments

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Clean Water Ambassador Certificate Program Goes Virtual in 2020

Clean Water Ambassador Certificate Program Goes Virtual in 2020

Since 2016, the Greenway Trust has partnered with the King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) on Clean Water Ambassadors — a paid summer internship program for high-school students to conduct water-quality investigations while learning about local environmental issues, solutions, and careers. This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, we were unable to hire a new cohort

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Getting Hands On with History at the Salmon la Sac Picnic Shelter

Getting Hands On with History at the Salmon la Sac Picnic Shelter

During the last days of September, the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust hosted a week-long volunteer event and traditional skills workshop at the Salmon la Sac picnic shelter, which was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in 1936. The goal of the volunteer event was to construct an informational kiosk using traditional log building

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Welcome New Board Members 2020

Welcome New Board Members 2020

Each year the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust welcomes new leaders onto our Board of Directors. The Greenway Board is made up of approximately 60 members who are elected to three-year terms at an annual meeting each June. The Greenway Trust is composed of this Board of Directors, along with the Board of Advisors, Technical

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Salmon Viewing in the Greenway

Salmon Viewing in the Greenway

Information from King County Salmon SEEson Press Release Pacific salmon – including sockeye, Chinook, coho, pink and chum – have begun the journey from the open ocean to their birthplaces in King County streams and rivers that feed into Puget Sound. Kokanee, landlocked sockeye salmon that spend their entire lives in the Lake Sammamish watershed,

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Camp Brown Day Use Area Opens in the Middle Fork Valley

Camp Brown Day Use Area Opens in the Middle Fork Valley

Camp Brown Day Use Area is now officially open to the public, offering a family-friendly and accessible place to experience the scenic Middle Fork Snoqualmie Valley. Located approximately eleven miles down the Middle Fork Road, this gently meandering half-mile loop trail, built following Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards, provides scenic views of the congressionally-designated

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