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Check out the Preliminary Background Report and join us at the June 28 Stormwater Workshop

The Our Green/Duwamish Preliminary Background Report is completed and available for review! This report is a working document that marks the first step to develop strategies to strengthen communities and improve air, land, and water outcomes in the Green/Duwamish Watershed. The report summarizes … Continue reading

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Our Green/Duwamish Stormwater Workshop #1– Presentations Posted!

On May 4, Our Green/Duwamish kicked off the development of a watershed-wide stormwater strategy with the first of three workshops. Presentations are posted for those who missed this exciting and productive first session. Continue reading

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KPLU covers the ‘endangered’ Green-Duwamish River

A KPLU environmental reporter explores the conditions and challenges facing the Green-Duwamish river. Continue reading

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Recap from the Jan. 21 Watershed Advisory Group Meeting

The third Watershed Advisory Group Meeting was held on Jan. 21, 2016, at King Street Center in downtown Seattle. The meeting was very productive! We recapped Phase I activities and presented, in detail, the results of November 2015 WAG focus … Continue reading

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Attend the Green-Duwamish Watershed Symposium, Feb. 29

For people seeking greater synergy around improving the health of our environment and communities, this Leap Day will be extra special. Our colleagues at Green Seattle Partnership posted terrific information about the region’s first Green-Duwamish Watershed Symposium, which will take … Continue reading

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Swim Duwamish video highlights early action cleanup work

In this video interview, Mark Powell from the Washington Environmental Council joins Jeff Stern, King County’s project manager for the Lower Duwamish Superfund cleanup, to discuss the positive progress being made to heal past damage in this industrial stretch of … Continue reading

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On to the next phase of the project

After soliciting input from stakeholders with strong ties to the watershed, the Our Green/Duwamish team has wrapped up the Phase 1 Listening Tour. Thank you to everyone who participated in this process! As promised, the team prepared a series of … Continue reading

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Duwamish Alive! activities at Cecil B. Moses Park

The Nature Intrudes blog covers the incredible restoration work at Cecil B. Moses Park carried out by dedicated volunteers as part of the Duwamish Alive! celebration. King County Parks held a work party in Cecil Moses Park, located at the … Continue reading

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Listening phase recap

The Our Green/Duwamish Team has been very busy during the project’s Listening Phase. The Listening Phase represents the first steps in the three-phase process to develop a watershed strategy for the Green/Duwamish Watershed, connecting many ongoing efforts in a more … Continue reading

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Enthusiasm, fresh ideas energize first open house

There was a great turnout for the first Our Green/Duwamish open house on June 30 at the Camp Long Environmental Learning Center in West Seattle. Participants visited six information stations and shared their energy and ideas with representatives from King … Continue reading

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