The Washington State Legislature failed to pass a capital construction budget, resulting in far-reaching impacts across our region. Vital projects are delayed indefinitely or could even be canceled.
For the first time in a decade, the Middle Fork Valley’s signature trail has been reopened, after the community came together to repair a major washout. The Middle Fork Trail now offers a spectacular experience for all kinds of adventurers.
Known for our tree planting work, the Greenway Trust is now undertaking another type of restoration: improving the habitat in the river itself.
Community members and travelers passing through the town of Preston, just east of Issaquah, will notice a distinctive sign recently installed at the new Preston Mill Park. The former sawmill on this site, which operated from 1892 to 1974, provided an historic saw blade and reclaimed wood to incorporate into the new entrance sign.
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.
Funding to take care of our state's public lands is in jeopardy. We need your help to ensure funding doesn’t slip backwards for state DNR, which manages some of the most popular trails in the Greenway: Mt. Si, Mailbox Peak, and Tiger Mountain.
Positive signs are coming from Washington D.C. in our effort to designate the Greenway as a National Heritage Area. Bipartisan leaders just introduced legislation in the Senate and House.