This year’s National Public Lands Day (NPLD) marked a nationwide milestone for the 25th anniversary of an annual event that brings together public land managers, community partners and dedicated volunteers for a day of stewardship and celebration in public parks, forests and waterways. It’s a day to rally our efforts by working together to build
Trailhead Direct is a convenient shuttle service that brings you to trailheads in the Greenway. Thousands have taken a ride this summer to popular destinations like Mt Si. Haven’t tried it yet? The service runs through October – hop on and see what it’s all about.
Aspiring local students rolled up their sleeves this summer and learned how they can make a lifelong impact as the next generation of environmental leaders. For a special project, the interns collaborated with a local artist, Amanda Jorgensen, on a beautiful wall mural captured in this time lapse.
Our nation’s most important funding source for protecting parks and public lands is set to expire at the end of September unless Congress acts.
All mushrooms are not created equal. Many of the foraged variety, in fact, can turn out to be quite toxic to the untrained eye. Identifying what could be a tree oyster growing on a stump or an imposter that looks just too good to be true, is a honed skill. The mysteriousness that shrouds mushrooms
There’s more to providing world class recreational opportunities than bringing people to Washington’s stunning mountains, rivers, and forests. Visitors need amenities: well-built trails, campsites, and trash collection facilities. Some less considerate visitors need cleaning up after, so that others can enjoy a natural landscape free of garbage or graffiti. The larger the public lands, the
The US House of Representatives has just passed legislation to designate the Mountains to Sound Greenway as National Heritage Area! To become law, the bill now needs to be passed by the Senate.
Trailhead Direct expands bus service to Mailbox Peak Trailhead. Plan your ride to the trailhead today!
Recently, a local team of volunteers joined forces with the Greenway Trust and USFS to repair the Sculpture Rock Trail out of Swauk Campground. This is just the first of many projects that will focus on giving much needed TLC to trails in the Upper Yakima Basin.
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) opened its new 17-mile Raging River State Forest mountain bike trail system in May. The highly anticipated opening was able to kick off the summer outdoor recreation season, thanks to a dedicated team from DNR, the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance, Puget Sound Corps members, and devoted community