It’s Still Salmon Seeson!

Late summer and fall in the Pacific Northwest means that salmon runs are active in streams throughout the region. Viewing locations include Chittenden Locks, Ballard Sammamish River Trail south of the 85th Street Bridge, Redmond Issaquah Salmon Hatchery, 125 W. Sunset Way, Issaquah Longfellow Creek, 28th Avenue SW and SW Dakota St., West Seattle Piper’s…

Celebrate Biodiversity in King County

What do English ivy, salmon, and salal have in common? They all affect biodiversity in King County in important ways! Sunday, May 22, is the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB), as proclaimed by the United Nations. The theme for this year is Mainstreaming Biodiversity; Sustaining People and their Livelihoods. It honors the fact that…

Take a Walk in a Pesticide-Free Park

March 30 is Take a Walk in the Park Day. Celebrate with a walk in one of King County’s many pesticide-free parks. Pesticide-free parks offer a safer play environment for young children who are especially vulnerable to many kinds of chemicals. To find out which parks near you are pesticide-free, use the Local Hazardous Waste…