Like many folks who call the Greenway home, green spaces like parks and forests have always been a source of happiness for me. Whether it was going to Mercer Island when I was young to play alongside Lake Washington at Luther Burbank Park (whose cool cement-and-metal playground served as the perfect pretend submarine) or hiking
Exploring the outdoors feeds our souls and helps keep us healthy, when done responsibly. Yet, as we begin to once again enjoy these benefits, we must keep the well-being of all of us in mind. For several weeks, Washington residents have put protecting their families and communities above enjoying our natural landscapes. As leaders in
While many of us are sheltering in place, we have been giving a much needed break to wildlife in the Greenway. Although we all miss and need nature in our life, nature probably hasn’t missed us — our noise, our carbon emissions, our trash, our too many footprints penetrating deeper into the forests and mountains,
The community of Thorp may be best known to most Greenway travelers for the massive fruit stand bearing its name at Exit 101. The unincorporated town behind the fruit stand is made up of three dozen homes (give or take), a post office, a K-12 school, and a fire station. On the far edge of
As you may remember from a previous blog post, the Greenway Trust has been working with partners at Seattle City Light (SCL), Seattle Public Utilities (SPU), and Northwest Natural Resource Group (NNRG) to design a forest restoration project along Stossel Creek that will test new methods aimed at establishing forests that are more resilient to climate
Record-breaking potting in the nursery, bridge projects, Women in the Woods, and more plants in the ground.
Smiles and congratulations were abundant in the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River Valley this past April as volunteers worked to complete a once-in-a-generation project.
Thanks to the community who answered the call to support the Teanaway, volunteering to help several important campground cleanups and fencing projects ahead of the busy summer season.
The Washington State Legislature adjourned Sunday night with a new budget for the next biennium including significant investments and cuts in habitat conservation and outdoor recreation.