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Bothell/Kenmore Reporter - Apr. 22, 2016
Small daily actions can add up to big, earth-friendly changes
Maple Valley Reporter - Apr. 19, 2016
Molly Bricker from Tahoma among others to receive Earth Heroes award on May 5
Redmond Reporter - Apr. 18, 2016
Stewart among those honored with King County Earth Heroes at School awards
White Center Now - Apr. 15, 2016
King County leaders launch 'One Million Trees' with White Center Heights Park planting
Crosscut - Apr. 14, 2016
The most threatened waterway in Washington?
Sammamish Review - Mar. 31, 2016
Discovery Elementary custodian wins King County award
Issaquah Reporter - Mar. 22, 2016
King County appeals East Lake Sammamish Trail permit process, claims hearing examiner lacked authority to review appeals
KING-5 TV - Mar. 16, 2016
Chinook recovery hits 10-year mark
King 5 - Mar. 12, 2016
King County seeks input on Stormwater Pollution Plan
Seattle PI Blog - Mar. 10, 2016
Two state organizations among EPA’s climate change winners
Vashon Beachcomber - Mar. 8, 2016
County now accepting grant applications for barn preservation, sports facilities
Q13FOX - Mar. 1, 2016
King County unveils plans for 'world class' regional trail system
Bothell Reporter - Feb. 10, 2016
King County partners with Forterra, Bothell residents to preserve Wayne Golf Course
Issaquah Reporter - Feb. 9, 2016
Hearing examiner rules on appeals to southern segment of East Lake Sammamish Trail permit
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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.