Your Backyard Is Newest National Heritage Area In U.S.
By Neal McNamara | Patch.com | March 15, 2019
The Mountains to Sound Greenway spans Seattle to Ellensburg. Make plans to explore it this weekend…Read full article.
Federal lands bill creates National Heritage Area from Seattle to Ellensburg
by David Gutman | Seattle Times | March 12, 2019
A 1.5-million acre swath of land surrounding Interstate 90, from Seattle to Ellensburg, is now a National Heritage Area, after the passage of the largest public-lands bill in more than a decade…Read full article.
Sen. Cantwell, trenchant Trump critic, makes rare trip to White House
by Joel Connelly | SeattlePI | March 12, 2019
Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash coauthored a sweeping public lands bill that makes permanent the Land and Water Conservation Fund, protects 340,000 acres of the Methow Valley from mining, and turns the Mountains to Sound Greenway into a National Heritage Area…Read full article.
1.5 million acres of greenway along I-90 earns National Heritage Area recognition
by Bellamy Pailthorp | KNKX Radio | March 12, 2019
A sweeping public lands package was signed into law Tuesday by President Donald Trump, containing numerous benefits for Washington state. It includes a National Heritage Area designation for the Mountains to Sound Greenway, which covers 1.5 million acres stretching from Ellensburg to Seattle along the Interstate 90 corridor…Read full article.
It’s Official: Public Lands Package Signed into Law!
The Mountaineers | March 12, 2019
Cross-country skiing in the Methow. Climbing at Exit 38. Hiking at Ebey’s Landing. There is nothing like the amazing landscapes of the Pacific Northwest, and thanks to your advocacy, they are more protected than ever!…Read full article.
President Approves Massive 1.5M Acre National Heritage Area
King County Press Release | March 12, 2019
Councilmember Dunn’s statement on the designation of the Mountains to Sound Greenway as a National Heritage Area. Read full article.
1.5 million acres designated as heritage area between Seattle and Ellensburg
King 5 News | March 13, 2019
Land stretching from Seattle to Ellensburg along the I-90 corridor is now one of the Pacific Northwest’s first National Heritage Areas…Read full article.
It’s Official: New law designates Mountains to Sound Greenway a National Heritage Area
by Danna McCall | Living Snoqualmie | March 12, 2019
The Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust has been working for eight years to have the Greenway – a 100-mile corridor along I-90 from Seattle to Ellensburg – designated as a National Heritage area… and on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 history was made when President Trump signed into law a major public lands bill…Read full article.
10 Things to Know About the Public Lands Package
by Tania Lown-Hecht | Outdoor Alliance | March 12, 2019
On March 12, we achieved a huge victory for public lands when the largest package of public lands bills in recent history was signed into law. Outdoor enthusiasts were a key part of this victory, sending more than 30,000 messages to lawmakers in the past few months, and keeping up a steady drumbeat over the years on conservation and recreation issues that made this package possible…Read full article.
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