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…

“Food for Thought” – A Classroom Workshop

Ever think about the life cycle of a fast-food hamburger? Middle school students who take the “Food for Thought” classroom workshop offered by the King County Solid Waste Division do! In the process, they come to understand all the resources that go into making food products and why wasting food is bad for the environment.…