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It’s hard to believe, but 2022 is already coming to a close. And with the year’s end, we like to pause and reflect on some of the accomplishments that have taken place across the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area over the past 12 months. From new parks and trails, to important restoration...

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It’s that time of year again: tree planting season! For many years, we’ve hosted a large Tree Planting Celebration in partnership with Carter Subaru to kick off the season and recognize this important work happening across the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area.   After weeks of oppressive wildfire smoke, the much-anticipated rain...

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National Public Lands Day (NPLD) is the nation’s largest single-day volunteer event for public lands, celebrated annually on the fourth Saturday of September. Thousands of volunteers across the country spent the day giving back together to help restore and improve beloved natural spaces, including seven different sites in the Upper Yakima Basin as part...

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Fall in the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area is a beautiful time of change and transition. The leaves are turning from green to vibrant hues of red, yellow, and orange; salmon are underway on their amazing journey from the open ocean back to their natal streams and rivers; and we are celebrating...

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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...