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From Ellensburg to Seattle, the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area (Greenway NHA) encompasses spectacular natural lands, productive working farms and forests, opportunities for outdoor recreation, and vibrant communities with strong economies. Through supporting local, state, and federal investments, we can preserve this natural legacy for future generations.   The Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust (Greenway...

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It’s hard to believe, but 2023 is already winding down and the new year will be here before we know it! With each year’s end, we like to pause and reflect on some of the accomplishments that have taken place across the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area over the past 12 months....

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This is the first of a two-part series about Orca Action Month. Head over to our friends at the Maritime Washington National Heritage Area for part two. Everyone wants to be graced by the presence of an orca at least once in their lifetime, and many will do whatever it takes to see one....

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This post was created in collaboration with Jaime Martin, Director of Governmental Affairs & Special Projects for the Snoqualmie Tribe. May 7-13, 2023 marks the 40th anniversary of National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW). This annual industry tradition celebrates the value travel holds for our economy, businesses, personal well-being, and more. There’s no denying...

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Forested mountains, meandering rivers, shaded walking trails, and picturesque downtowns complete with local food establishments and small businesses – you’ll find all this and more in the beautiful Snoqualmie River Valley. How does an area such as this ensure a sustainable future that strikes a harmonious balance between economic growth and preserving its natural...

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We traded in our Carhartts and trail runners for blazers and . . . okay, Blundstones really can do it all . . . during a week of advocacy in Washington, DC.  As the coordinating entity for the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area (Greenway NHA), Greenway Trust staff are part of a...

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From Ellensburg to Seattle, the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area (Greenway NHA) encompasses spectacular natural lands, productive working farms and forests, opportunities for outdoor recreation, and vibrant communities with strong economies. Through supporting local, state, and federal investments, we can preserve this natural legacy for future generations.   The Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust collaborates...

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This list is a roundup of resources to help self-identified Black, Indigenous, and People of Color break into guiding and conservation careers at varying skill levels. These recommendations range from science-based conservation scholarships to avalanche training for future leaders looking to build a career in the outdoors space. University of Washington Wetland Management Scholarship...

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President Biden signed the National Heritage Area Act yesterday WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, President Biden signed the National Heritage Area Act (S. 1942). On December 22, 2022, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved the legislation by a bi-partisan vote of 326-95, after the Senate passed the legislation without opposition two days earlier. It was one of the last bills passed...

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It’s hard to believe, but 2022 is already coming to a close. And with the year’s end, we like to pause and reflect on some of the accomplishments that have taken place across the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area over the past 12 months. From new parks and trails, to important restoration...