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Our mission is to lead and inspire action to conserve and enhance the landscape of the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area (Greenway NHA), ensuring a long-term balance between people and nature. One way that we work toward this mission is by collaborating with other organizations to help steward this landscape together. Each...

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With the arrival of summer sun comes mysterious new plants popping out of the ground. Where soil was bare just months ago, plant life abounds. But who are these returning neighbors and how might we best greet them? Learning their names can help understand the place that each being has on the land. Names...

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At the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust, we believe that one of the most important requirements in building a culture of stewardship and achieving long-term sustainability of natural resources is educating youth. By helping young people understand the role they play in their local environment, we can empower them to be part of the...

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On June 6, 2022 Deputy Agriculture Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing more than half a billion dollars through the Great American Outdoors Act to address deferred maintenance, improve infrastructure, increase user access and support rural economies while also meeting conservation goals. Dr. Bronaugh made the announcement near...

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The Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area (Greenway NHA) is a unique geographic corridor made up of connected ecosystems and communities spanning 1.5 million acres from Seattle to Ellensburg along Interstate-90. The diverse and dramatic landscape has shaped the region’s history and is interwoven with its culture and character. NHAs are places designated...

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Boeing focuses on the next generation of Puget Sound stewards through student support. A Zamboni doesn’t exactly zip across the ice (like, say, a Lamborghini would if it was put into rink service), but getting to ride a Zamboni in front of tens of thousands of cheering Seattle Kraken fans – that adds up...

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Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement. The day was first celebrated in 1970, and nearly 200 countries are engaged! Right here in the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area, vital work is happening every day, making a tangible difference in the...

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As we reflect on the completion of the most recent legislative session, we are thankful to have so many major wins to celebrate for the outdoors and other important issues for the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area and our partners! This session was truly unprecedented and these investments will help to move...

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Written by Alisa Weis, and originally published in the Northern Kittitas County Tribune.  Click to read part 1 and part 2 of this series. While true that tensions eased after the strike of 1888/1889 ended and that Black and white miners worked together, the Craven family still experienced barriers because of their color. Ethel Craven-Sweet said...