Conservation

A Story of Collaboration: Looking Back on the Granite Creek Road-to-Trail Project

A Story of Collaboration: Looking Back on the Granite Creek Road-to-Trail Project

Northeast of the ever-popular Mailbox Peak Trail in the Middle Fork Snoqualmie Valley you’ll find the lesser-known, but equally special, Granite Creek Trail. Passing through a lush forest of second-growth hemlock, alder, Douglas fir, and cedar, you’ll enjoy the sites and sounds of the roaring Granite Creek. Marvel at just how green everything is around

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Nature Helps to Steward Us Too

Nature Helps to Steward Us Too

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

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A Plea for a Respectful Return

A Plea for a Respectful Return

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,

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