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.
It was a year full of wins. These successes—many compiled here—are thanks to our broad-based coalition. It’s well known that the secret to the Greenway’s success has always been our passionate supporters who collectively move mountains.
Greenway staff and volunteers recently teamed up with the Backcountry Horsemen of Washington and headed to the east side of the Greenway for a three day trail maintenance work party. The group set out on the Waptus River Trail, near Salmon la Sac, and camped at a spot called The Dikes. The Backcountry Horsemen kindly
The lower two miles of the Cooper River Trail near Salmon la Sac are looking great, thanks to the efforts of Suncadia residents who have adopted the trail over the past few years.On May 17th, over 20 Suncadia homeowners joined Greenway staff on a perfect Saturday morning to tackle the physical work of clearing downed
This time of year, Greenway staff and volunteers are busy planting native trees and shrubs throughout the Greenway. Native trees are a vital part of our healthy forests and urban canopy. Trees improve air quality, reduce greenhouse gases, and provide shade to creeks which protects threatened salmon. Trees also reduce erosion and filter pollutants, improving