As the weather warms in the lowlands, there is still danger in the mountains. The Recreate Responsibly Coalition is spreading awareness of potentially dangerous conditions during the transition between winter and spring. As the weather warms, people headed to the mountains in search of outdoor adventures may be surprised to find wintry conditions. Depending on
We at the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust share the anger and sadness being expressed across the nation in response to the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, among the countless other tragedies and examples of racial violence against Black people in America. These murders and the persistent and pervasive institutional racism
We are proud to be part of the new Recreate Responsibly Coalition. You can read the joint press release below, and learn more here. During the global COVID-19 pandemic, spending time outside has become of even greater importance to Washingtonians because of the mental and physical benefits fresh air and nature provide. As Gov. Jay
Passengers boarded Trailhead Direct for more than 17,500 hikes in the second season of the two-year pilot project co-led by King County Metro and King County Parks, a 75 percent increase from last year. The transit-to-trails service added a fourth route this season starting at the Tukwila International Boulevard Station, serving some of the nation’s most racially
A new program launches to connect local Bellevue businesses and their employees to the Greenway, utilizing hands-on volunteer projects and sponsorship opportunities.
Trailhead Direct is back, now with new route options that better connect you to popular hikes in the Greenway!
We’ve crossed the biggest hurdle yet – our quest for designating the Mountains to Sound Greenway as a National Heritage Area (NHA) has cleared both chambers of Congress! Today, the House of Representatives decisively passed the Natural Resources Management Act that earlier passed the Senate. As in the Senate, the vote was overwhelmingly bipartisan –
The US House of Representatives has just passed legislation to designate the Mountains to Sound Greenway as National Heritage Area! To become law, the bill now needs to be passed by the Senate.
Tackling climate change requires a new toolkit of tactics. So, we’re trialing a new habitat restoration method designed to increase resiliency to climate change for Western Washington forests.