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City, state, and federal leaders came together today, despite some very rainy weather, to celebrate the completion of the latest Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail segment in Bellevue. Lake to Lake coverage of the celebration Watch the ribbon cutting ceremony The new pedestrian and bicycle trail, which parallels Interstate 90, makes it safer and...

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Imagine the sound of three floors of machinery, of massive gears and pulleys and canvas conveyor belts operating at full speed, turning grain into flour.   The Thorp Grist Mill is the oldest industrial artifact in Kittitas County and includes a remarkable collection of handmade wooden mill equipment. From 1883 to 1946, the mill produced flour and livestock...

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Along with the autumn colors, the Mountains to Sound Greenway has also transitioned into a new season. For the entire month of October, we have been celebrating the beginning of the tree planting season and our partnership with Carter Subaru. While we were unable to host our typical large tree planting celebration event due...

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On September 25, the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust joined with others all across the country to celebrate National Public Lands Day 2021 and engage in a stewardship event. NPLD brings together hundreds of thousands of individual and organizational volunteers nationwide to help restore and celebrate the country’s public lands. These are the places...

In August 2021, despite a heatwave and wildfire smoke, around 100 BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) campers of all ages came out to spend a long weekend at Refuge Outdoor Festival at Squire Creek Park near Darrington. Participants  took workshops, participated in a silent disco, attended a partners market, and most importantly, had...

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Named for the sound of long-ago steam whistles used by loggers throughout the region, in recent years Poo Poo Point has become a popular destination for hikers, nature enthusiasts and view seekers. On a clear day, you’ll enjoy fantastic views of Lake Sammamish, Squak Mountain, the City of Issaquah, and even Mount Rainier to...

This year our favorite holiday, AKA National Nonprofit Day is on August 17, 2021. We’re celebrating by busting some common nonprofit myths and leaning into some truths as well. Whether you’ve worked in this sector or you never have, the chances that you’ve heard about some stereotypes throughout the years are pretty high. We...

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One year ago today, the Great American Outdoors Act was officially signed into law, marking a historic investment in America’s public lands that will impact our nation’s conservation legacy for generations to come. This legislation permanently funded the Land and Water Conservation Fund and inaugurated the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund,...