Media Coverage of Greenway NHA Designation

Mountains to Sound Greenway Becomes National Heritage Area

Outdoors NW | May 6, 2019

Honored for its historic, cultural, and natural resources that combine to form cohesive, nationally important landscapes, Mountains to Sound Greenway joins 54 other NHA sites in 32 states, including New York’s Niagara Falls, Mississippi’s Gulf Coast and North Carolina’s Blue Ridge National Heritage Area…Read full article.

 

Mountains to Sound Greenway designated as a National Heritage Area

By Katie Metzger | Renton Reporter | April 10, 2019

A coordinated eight-year effort from local nonprofits, citizens, businesses, politicians and government agencies came to fruition when the Mountains to Sound Greenway was designated as a National Heritage Area (NHA) by Congress on March 12…Read full article.

 

Huge Public Lands Package Benefits Washington State

Washington Association of Land Trusts | April 10, 2019

The public lands package also included an Act in which Congress designated the Mountains to Sound Greenway — the 28 cities and 1.5 million acres sandwiching I-90 between Seattle and Ellensburg — as a National Heritage Area…Read full article.

 

Local gem becomes national treasure

By Katie Metzger | Snoqualmie Valley Record | April 4, 2019

A coordinated eight-year effort from local nonprofits, citizens, businesses, politicians and government agencies came to fruition when the Mountains to Sound Greenway was designated as a National Heritage Area (NHA) by Congress on March 12…Read full article.

 

Congress Designates Mountains to Sound Greenway as National Heritage Area

Monroe Monitor & Valley News | March 28, 2019

SEATTLE, WA – Today, a coordinated eight-year effort from local nonprofits, citizens, businesses, politicians and government agencies came to fruition when the Mountains to Sound Greenway was designated as a National Heritage Area (NHA) by Congress…Read full article.

 

Local greenway is a heritage area

Daily Journal of Commerce | March 21, 2019

SEATTLE — Congress has designated the Mountains to Sound Greenway as a National Heritage Area. …Read full article.

 

Greenway garners coveted federal designation: ‘National Heritage Area’

By Jim Fossett | Northern Kittitas County Tribune | March 21, 2019

 

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

KHQ | March 13, 2019

ELLENSBURG, WA – 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.

 

Mountains to Sound Greenway is now a National Heritage Area

Seattle Bike Blog | March 13, 2019

The Mountains to Sound Greenway, a huge swath of land surrounding I-90 from Seattle to Ellensburg, has been designated 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.

 

Congress Designates Mountains to Sound Greenway as National Heritage Area

Associated Press | March 12, 2019

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar 12, 2019–Today, a coordinated eight-year effort from local nonprofits, citizens, businesses, politicians and government agencies came to fruition when the Mountains to Sound Greenway was designated as a National Heritage Area (NHA) by Congress…Read full article.

 

Congress Designates Mountains to Sound Greenway as National Heritage Area

Market Watch | March 12, 2019

Today, a coordinated eight-year effort from local nonprofits, citizens, businesses, politicians and government agencies came to fruition when the Mountains to Sound Greenway was designated as a National Heritage Area (NHA) by Congress…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 | 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.

 

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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