One of the things I love most about birds is that you can find them almost anywhere — from city parks to remote wilderness. And because you find different birds in different habitats, looking for birds can be a great way to discover and explore new places, or perhaps appreciate a familiar place in a
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
Just off exit 20 on Interstate-90, a Tiger sleeps. And on a cold-wet day in fall, students stand in a circle at the base of the Tiger’s tail, listening to the sounds that fill the forest. I smile at the silent mouths, closed eyes, and attentive ears of the students. “We hear the sound of
If we make our voices heard a major highway improvement project could become a model for how a strong economy and a strong environment don't have to be mutually exclusive. Let's ensure that crucial transportation infrastructure and safety needs are met while also preserving the scenic character and recreation access of the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Scenic Byway.
The Snoqualmie Valley Trail (SVT) offers the opportunity to get out and explore one of the most beautiful agricultural valleys in the region. Thanks to Si View Metro Parks, access to the trail from neighboring communities will see new connections to and from King County’s longest regional trail . The soft surface trail runs through the
Greenway Trust volunteers improved salmon habitat, built trail, maintained tread, and fostered community together this year. From Discovery Park, through the Middle Fork Valley, to Thorp Mountain and beyond, you have left a positive impact. Thank you. Your dedication inspires our vision, and your work allows our mission to be turned into action. Thank you for volunteering this year!
Aspiring local students rolled up their sleeves this summer and learned how they can make a lifelong impact as the next generation of environmental leaders. For a special project, the interns collaborated with a local artist, Amanda Jorgensen, on a beautiful wall mural captured in this time lapse.
Our nation’s most important funding source for protecting parks and public lands is set to expire at the end of September unless Congress acts.
All mushrooms are not created equal. Many of the foraged variety, in fact, can turn out to be quite toxic to the untrained eye. Identifying what could be a tree oyster growing on a stump or an imposter that looks just too good to be true, is a honed skill. The mysteriousness that shrouds mushrooms
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) opened its new 17-mile Raging River State Forest mountain bike trail system in May. The highly anticipated opening was able to kick off the summer outdoor recreation season, thanks to a dedicated team from DNR, the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance, Puget Sound Corps members, and devoted community
34700 SE Sorenson, 98065, Snoqualmie, WA
This five-acre park has a playground for ages from 5 to 12 years old plus basketball and tennis courts. The park also has restrooms, benches, one picnic table and a huge play field. Its perfect for family picnics or pick-up games of basketball.
733 West Snoqualmie River Road NE, , WA
The Carnation Marsh Natural Area is a 67-acre portion of the greater 190 acres that make up the entire Carnation Marsh wetland system along the Snoqualmie River. Public access for passive recreation and educational uses.
6710 Cascade Avenue SE, Snoqualmie, WA
Cascade Park contains great play equipment, including a slide. There are also park benches to rest on and relax on and a nice grassy area perfect for a picnic or a game of bocce ball.
Olallie State Park, King County, WA
Take a short hike up a forested butte near Rattlesnake Lake to reach a beautiful summit with minimal company on the trail compared to other popular hikes in the area. The summit is forested, but there are views out toward the north looking up the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River, with Mount Si, Mount
19901 Cedar Falls Rd SE, , WA
The Cedar River Watershed provides the majority of Seattle’s and King County’s drinking water, with 90,050 acres of forest land preserved for the municipal water supply. School children participate in watershed field trips to learn how clean water comes to their homes. A visitors center includes interpretive displays, a garden with rain drums and living
7114 Chanticleer Avenue SE, Snoqualmie, WA
Chanticleer Park offers play equipment, including monkey bars and a slide, as well as a picnic table. It is surrounded by a large grassy area and is a perfect place for families to congregate at the end of a long day.
30900 NE Carnation Farms Road, Carnation, WA 98014, , WA
This undeveloped property, managed for habitat protection, lies within the Snoqualmie River’s 100-year floodplain and is adjacent to the river on three sides. There is limited public access for fishing.