Urban Communities

Microtrash: Not a Micro Problem

Microtrash: Not a Micro Problem

Let’s start with a little activity. Close your eyes and think about the last time you went outside: was it a walk around your neighborhood, a meet up at your local park, or even a trip out to your favorite trail in the Mountains to Sound Greenway? Now, what do you remember most about this trip? I bet you

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City of Bellevue Builds Key Connection of the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail

City of Bellevue Builds Key Connection of the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail

Walking, rolling, or running just became much safer and more enjoyable through the bustling Eastgate neighborhood in Bellevue thanks to a new section of the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail!  To set the scene, the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area is a 100-mile-long corridor along Interstate 90, stretching from the Seattle waterfront to

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Why Do You Love the Greenway?

Why Do You Love the Greenway?

Valentine’s Day is a reminder to look around at those we care about most and share our appreciation for them and all that they do. This year we’re doing a similar exercise but with the landscape that we all know and love, the entire Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area. We asked our staff

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Salmon Viewing in the Greenway

Salmon Viewing in the Greenway

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,

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14th Avenue NW Boat Ramp

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4400 14th Ave NW, Seattle, WA
In the shadow of the Ballard Bridge, this small ramp leads into the Lake Washington Ship Canal. The site offers two piers, handicap parking spaces, and accessible restroom, two launch lanes, and is one of Seattle’s free of charge launch ramps.

3 Elk Trail

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Danville Georgetown Open Space, Ravelnsdale, WA
This trali is one of the set that traverses through this working forest land. The primary uses are hiking and horseback riding. Mountain biking is allowed on a voluntary use basis.