You are volunteering with the Greenway, and you just planted your first Douglas Fir tree. It’s only about 2 feet tall. You can’t help but admire its plume-like branches, vibrant green needles, and rich woody smell. It’s so small that you can’t even imagine how it could become one of the huge evergreen trees you
Not long after establishing our first full-time staffperson on the east side of the Greenway, we realized something: if we were going to be able to help Yakima Basin partners with trail work, tree planting efforts, or volunteer projects, we needed a local supply of tools. A couple trips over Snoqualmie Pass with truckbeds full
What do salmon and insects have in common? Aside from the fact that insects are a common food source for young salmon, both salmon and insects love dead, soggy wood. Freshwater insects rely on wood as their primary food source, and salmon use it for much-needed rest as they make the arduous journey to their
Greenway Trust volunteers improved salmon habitat, built trail, maintained tread, and fostered community together this year. From Discovery Park, through the Middle Fork Valley, to Thorp Mountain and beyond, you have left a positive impact. Thank you. Your dedication inspires our vision, and your work allows our mission to be turned into action. Thank you for volunteering this year!
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.