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Natural Resources and Parks

King County, Washington

2012 DNRP archived news releases

Oct. 8
Second-annual ‘I love the Cedar River’ public meeting planned for Oct. 24
King County and the Cedar River Council have scheduled their second-annual, "I love the Cedar River" meeting and open house for Oct. 24 in Maple Valley, to meet with area residents, recreationists and others who are interested in the future of the Cedar River.
Oct. 5
Learn about where your garbage goes: King County landfill tour, community meeting set
King County is offering two upcoming opportunities to learn more about Cedar Hills Regional Landfill in Maple Valley - the last operating landfill in the county - and to share comments or ask questions of landfill managers.
Oct. 3
Timber harvest completed at McGarvey Park as King County continues to restore forest
The selective timber harvest on a portion of King County's McGarvey Park Open Space has been completed, but King County Parks isn't done with their work to restore this long-neglected forestland.
Oct. 3
Neighbors’ input, technical review guides Barton CSO project design updates
Neighbors are invited to an open house on Saturday, Oct. 13 to learn about design updates to King County’s Barton Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Control project in West Seattle.
Oct. 3
Learn about program to train workers for Lower Duwamish cleanup jobs, Oct. 10
Employers and contractors are invited to learn about an EPA-sponsored Superfund job training program at an upcoming information session in Seattle on Oct. 10.
Oct. 2
Take a GeoTour of King County Parks and earn a commemorative coin
A fun way to get outdoors and enjoy all that autumn offers is to take the King County Conservation Futures GeoTour starting Oct. 6.
Oct. 1
Leaders stress preparedness, helping neighbors, as King County enters annual flood season
In recognizing October as Flood Awareness Month in King County, Executive Dow Constantine and members of the King County Flood Control District today urged everyone to be sure that their preparedness for the upcoming flood season extended beyond their own home.
Sept. 28
King County officials to stress preparedness at annual Flood Awareness Month event, Oct. 1
Join King County Executive Dow Constantine and members of the King County Flood Control District Board of Supervisors as they convey important emergency preparedness information as part of the County's annual Flood Awareness Month presentation.
Sept. 26
Executive Constantine applauds unanimous vote to adopt long-term pollution control plan
A long-term plan to control combined sewer overflows (CSOs) that includes the scientific study of local waterways to help prioritize future project investments recently won the unanimous support of the King County Council.
Sept. 26
Brightwater open house features family fun, educational activities, Sept. 29
King County is hosting an open house at Brightwater on Sat., Sept. 29.
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