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Just a few turns off a busy road in Kenmore lies Saint Edward State Park, a serene recreation area with a rich history and an array of walking trails and waterfront views. The park is also home to important salmon habitat along Lake Washington, which is why it’s the site of one of the...

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This urban forest restoration project provides numerous ecological benefits, improves access to green space, and was part of the largest single urban forest carbon credit purchase in history! Ballinger Open Space is a 2.6-acre green space in the northeast corner of the City of Shoreline. The restoration work at Ballinger, which began in 2018,...

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The Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust has been improving riparian and wetland habitat at Meadowbrook Slough and the Three Forks Natural Area since 2008. Located just downstream from the confluence of the Middle Fork, North Fork, and South Forks of the Snoqualmie River, Meadowbrook Slough is an oxbow lake surrounded by wetlands adjacent to...

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The Greenway Trust has been surveying and successfully treating knotweed along Issaquah Creek and the Raging River for 15+ years. In the Pacific Northwest, rivers are corridors along which life thrives. Native trees and shrubs shade creeks and rivers, keeping water cool and providing habitat for native creatures big and small. These ecological systems...

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Long-term habitat restoration for salmon within a popular state park Since 2005, the Greenway Trust has worked collaboratively with Washington State Parks, the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe, Trout Unlimited, the Kokanee Workgroup, and thousands of volunteers to implement more than 60 acres of riparian restoration along the 6,000 feet of Issaquah Creek that passes through...

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Adaptive restoration for Pacific Northwest Forests Tackling climate change requires a new toolkit of tactics. That’s why the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust is teaming up with local partners at Seattle City Light (SCL), Seattle Public Utilities (SPU), and Northwest Natural Resource Group (NNRG) to trial new habitat restoration methods along Stossel Creek designed...

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Partnering to show the Teanaway Community Forest some love through volunteer work.  The Teanaway Love Day is an annual volunteer event to complete maintenance and recreation projects in the Teanaway Community Forest.   In 2013, Washington State protected 50,241 acres in the Teanaway River Basin. This land, the Teanaway Community Forest (TCF), is now co-managed...

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Restoring a quarry to protect endangered fish, provide better habitat, and improve recreational opportunities.  Gold Creek, the headwaters of the upper Yakima River, originates in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness and flows into Lake Keechelus just east of Snoqualmie Pass. The arrival of European settlers in Gold Creek Valley created disturbances from logging, mining, dams,...

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Looking back on how the Granite Creek trail came to be, starting with a road decommissioning effort Northeast of the ever-popular Mailbox Peak Trail in the Middle Fork Snoqualmie Valley you’ll find the lesser-known, but equally special, Granite Creek Trail. Passing through a lush forest of second-growth hemlock, alder, Douglas fir, and cedar, you’ll...