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The ERC includes 20 miles of a former freight rail line from Woodinville to Renton that is being jointly planned by its public owners for multiple uses. Watch the video to learn more.

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Recent news releases


Sewer utility survey work to occur along the Sammamish River Trail, May 2-9
Sewer utility survey work is scheduled from May 2-9 on a portion of the Sammamish River Trail in Redmond. The work will support project planning for King County’s Lake Hills/Lake Sammamish Sewer Upgrade Project.


Wastemobile makes household hazardous waste collection stop in Bothell, May 13-15
King County residents can safely and conveniently dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile travels to Bothell for its second visit of the year, May 13-15.


May is ‘Wildfire Awareness Month’ in King County
Safety experts have scheduled a free workshop on May 4, when rural homeowners can learn easy and effective tactics for reducing the risk of wildfire.


2015 DNRP annual report now available: ‘Environmental Stewardship in King County’
Learn more about how King County is responding to climate change, and protecting and enhancing the region’s natural resources and quality of life by reading the Department of Natural Resources and Parks (DNRP) 2015 annual report, "Environmental Stewardship in King County."


Partnership provides boost to kokanee salmon population in Lake Sammamish watershed
Partners working to save Lake Sammamish kokanee salmon, including King County Executive Dow Constantine, joined school children on Earth Day to release young fish into Issaquah Creek, and to reaffirm their commitment to preventing the species’ extinction.