Conservation

Clean Water Ambassador Certificate Program Goes Virtual in 2020

Clean Water Ambassador Certificate Program Goes Virtual in 2020

Since 2016, the Greenway Trust has partnered with the King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) on Clean Water Ambassadors — a paid summer internship program for high-school students to conduct water-quality investigations while learning about local environmental issues, solutions, and careers. This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, we were unable to hire a new cohort

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Salmon Viewing in the Greenway

Salmon Viewing in the Greenway

Information from King County Salmon SEEson Press Release Pacific salmon – including sockeye, Chinook, coho, pink and chum – have begun the journey from the open ocean to their birthplaces in King County streams and rivers that feed into Puget Sound. Kokanee, landlocked sockeye salmon that spend their entire lives in the Lake Sammamish watershed,

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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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