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Raising a Forest: A Look Into the Greenway Native Plants Nursery

Raising a Forest: A Look Into the Greenway Native Plants Nursery

Washington can be characterized by forests that seem to stretch forever, but do you ever wonder how those giant trees can grow so tall? At the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust nursery, we raise thousands of baby trees (and other native plants) to prepare them to thrive at one of our many restoration sites across the Greenway. There are currently more

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Getting Hands On with History at the Salmon la Sac Picnic Shelter

Getting Hands On with History at the Salmon la Sac Picnic Shelter

During the last days of September, the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust hosted a week-long volunteer event and traditional skills workshop at the Salmon la Sac picnic shelter, which was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in 1936. The goal of the volunteer event was to construct an informational kiosk using traditional log building

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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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