During the last days of September, the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust hosted a week-long volunteer event and traditional skills workshop at the Salmon la Sac picnic shelter, which was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in 1936. The goal of the volunteer event was to construct an informational kiosk using traditional log building
Autumn is officially in the air which means chillier days and in some parts of the Greenway, it’s time do some leaf peeping! Whether you’re heading out on a trail or driving along I-90, we’ve rounded up some of Mother Nature’s best backdrops to take in some fall foliage. Middle Fork Road Drive along
Information from King County Salmon SEEson Press Release Pacific salmon – including sockeye, Chinook, coho, pink and chum – have begun the journey from the open ocean to their birthplaces in King County streams and rivers that feed into Puget Sound. Kokanee, landlocked sockeye salmon that spend their entire lives in the Lake Sammamish watershed,
A long-held aspiration throughout the Mountains to Sound Greenway is to link urban, rural, and wildland trail systems for recreation and transportation. While residents of our region enjoy a world-class system of safe, enjoyable, non-motorized trails, some significant gaps in the system mean that not every community has access to trails near homes, schools or
I think we can all agree that 2020 has been a year of many challenges, requiring us to adapt and think creatively about almost everything we do. National Public Lands Day was no exception! Typically, we would gather with partners and tons of volunteers in person to complete a variety of projects on our public
Extraordinary good news is especially welcome right now. The U.S. Congress made a historic investment in America’s public lands – an investment that will leave a positive legacy on American conservation for generations to come. Lawmakers came together across the political aisle to pass the Great American Outdoors Act, a bill that will permanently fund
The past several months have certainly been challenging for many people in a lot of ways. And as we all navigate this “new normal” of the COVID-19 landscape, our trails, forests, and parks have been seeing record visitation. At the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust, we believe that when we are connected with nature, our
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Mountains to Sound Greenway being named a National Heritage Area! NHAs are places designated by Congress that are identified as having historic, cultural, and natural resources combine to form a cohesive, nationally important landscape.
As we look toward 2020 and a new decade(!), we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the last ten years of Greenway work. From the building of Mailbox Peak to our designation as a National Heritage Area, and every big project in between, the last ten years have been busy with our partners
After eight years of tireless advocacy, the Mountains to Sound Greenway has become our nation’s newest National Heritage Area.
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