The Towns to Teanaway planning turned into a big day of volunteer action. More than 300 REI executives and store managers turned out to build 2.3 miles of trail from the border of the Roslyn Urban Forest to the top of the Cle Elum Ridge.
Ready to dig, nearly 200 volunteers joined the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust and the City of Mercer Island for the Annual Tree Planting Celebration at Luther Burbank Park.
This year’s National Public Lands Day (NPLD) marked a nationwide milestone for the 25th anniversary of an annual event that brings together public land managers, community partners and dedicated volunteers for a day of stewardship and celebration in public parks, forests and waterways. It’s a day to rally our efforts by working together to build
Recently, a local team of volunteers joined forces with the Greenway Trust and USFS to repair the Sculpture Rock Trail out of Swauk Campground. This is just the first of many projects that will focus on giving much needed TLC to trails in the Upper Yakima Basin.
A major transformation has taken place along Issaquah Creek. Piece by piece, these open spaces are becoming healthier, stronger, and more resilient, even as the urban areas surrounding them continue to boom.
After four years of construction, the Middle Fork Road is now open! The reconstruction of this once notorious pothole-filled access road now provides safe and family-friendly access to this ‘wilderness in our backyard’ for the first time.
Volunteers rocked our Tree Planting Celebration, helping plant 1,775 native trees and shrubs along Issaquah Creek, in the first of many upcoming events.