On Saturday, July 23rd, ECOSS led a nature walk and habitat restoration event for BIPOC communities in collaboration with Mountains to Sound Greenway, Green Seattle Partnership, and the Audubon Center at Seward Park. BIPOC and low-income communities have historically experienced inequality in access to outdoor parks and environmental stewardship programs. This event served as...

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At the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust, we believe that one of the most important requirements in building a culture of stewardship and achieving long-term sustainability of natural resources is educating youth. By helping young people understand the role they play in their local environment, we can empower them to be part of the...

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On June 6, 2022 Deputy Agriculture Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing more than half a billion dollars through the Great American Outdoors Act to address deferred maintenance, improve infrastructure, increase user access and support rural economies while also meeting conservation goals. Dr. Bronaugh made the announcement near...

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The Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area (Greenway NHA) is a unique geographic corridor made up of connected ecosystems and communities spanning 1.5 million acres from Seattle to Ellensburg along Interstate-90. The diverse and dramatic landscape has shaped the region’s history and is interwoven with its culture and character. NHAs are places designated...

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Boeing focuses on the next generation of Puget Sound stewards through student support. A Zamboni doesn’t exactly zip across the ice (like, say, a Lamborghini would if it was put into rink service), but getting to ride a Zamboni in front of tens of thousands of cheering Seattle Kraken fans – that adds up...

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Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement. The day was first celebrated in 1970, and nearly 200 countries are engaged! Right here in the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area, vital work is happening every day, making a tangible difference in the...

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As we reflect on the completion of the most recent legislative session, we are thankful to have so many major wins to celebrate for the outdoors and other important issues for the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area and our partners! This session was truly unprecedented and these investments will help to move...

We are so excited to welcome three new staff members to the Greenway Trust’s stewardship team! Kate, Michael, and Swan came on board in early February and have jumped right in to all things Greenway. And, you may even recognize them already, as they all have worked with the Greenway Trust in some capacity...

From Ellensburg to Seattle, the Greenway encompasses spectacular public lands, productive working farms and forests, opportunities for outdoor recreation, and vibrant communities with strong economies. Through advocating local, state and federal action, we can preserve this natural legacy for future generations. The Greenway Trust collaborates with public land management agencies, conservation groups, citizen volunteers...

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Snoqualmie Lake is a large, peaceful destination within the beautiful Alpine Lakes Wilderness. This trail is unique in that visitors can begin their adventure from either Highway 2 or the Middle Fork Snoqualmie Road, or even make it a thru-hike with a little advance planning and coordination. The Snoqualmie Lake trailhead found within the...