Two new properties were conserved—at the base of Mt. Defiance and along the Emerald Necklace. As our region grows, this combination of urban and mountain open spaces gives us room to breathe, relax, and stay healthy.
Recent efforts have helped connect public open spaces and trails—including near Lake Sammamish and Mitchell Hill—as well as protect an impressive stand of old growth trees behind Mt. Si.
City of Issaquah’s newest park blends family-friendly open space with salmon recovery efforts. Building upon several decades of conservation work, Salmon Run Nature Park is the latest addition to a long string of connected public open space along Issaquah Creek.
Twenty years of experience have taught us a lot about invasives: they are stubborn, spread easily, and it takes a community to eradicate them. This year we’re tackling some of the remaining outposts of weeds along Issaquah Creek.
A rare, land-locked salmon, called kokanee, is coming back from the brink of extinction in the Lake Samammish basin. There’s much to celebrate, and so much more work to be done to guarantee long-term survival.
Volunteers rocked our Tree Planting Celebration, helping plant 1,775 native trees and shrubs along Issaquah Creek, in the first of many upcoming events.
Washington State's new capital and operating budgets will invest more than $55 million across the Greenway landscape over the next two years, including popular locations like Tiger Mountain, the Middle Fork Valley, and Iron Horse State Park.
In June, the Greenway Trust and Back Country Horsemen of Washington joined forces with the U.S. Forest Service to help maintain the Waptus River Trail, a beautiful hiker- and horse-friendly trail on the east side of the Greenway