Reecer Creek is in the midst of a major transformation, thanks to the creativity and energy of the Ellensburg community. On the eastern edge of the Greenway, in the long valley between Manastash Ridge and Naneum Ridge, partners are coming together to reconnect a creek with its floodplain. Over a century ago, early irrigators straightened
The first round of draft plans for a new trail system on the eastern side of the Greenway have been unveiled—and are ready for public comment. Dubbed ‘Towns to Teanaway’, this community-driven effort will connect the towns of Ronald, Roslyn, and Cle Elum with the Teanaway Community Forest and provide easily accessible recreation for residents
A major transformation has taken place along Issaquah Creek. Piece by piece, these open spaces are becoming healthier, stronger, and more resilient, even as the urban areas surrounding them continue to boom.
The Washington State Legislature has just passed a capital budget to fund new project work around the state, including major investments in habitat conservation and outdoor recreation, as well as schools, mental health facilities, and affordable housing.
Fruits of partnership and cooperation are all around us in the Greenway. It has taken many partners to create the Mountains to Sound Greenway that we see and cherish today: conservationists, recreationists, business leaders, government agencies, community activists, engaged citizens, and volunteers. All united by a love of this place, and a commitment to conserving it and making it better for everyone. Let's celebrate the highlights of 2017.
Goodbye, potholes. The High Point Trailhead on Tiger Mountain just got some well-deserved TLC. Freshly paved and striped, and with a turnaround for buses, this popular trailhead is more accessible than ever.