Category Archives: Other

The Green/Duwamish has two new Basin Stewards!

We want to welcome two new Basin Stewards to the watershed. Basin Stewards are knowledgeable about the communities and natural resources in specific King County watersheds. The Basin Stewards work with residents and technical staff to develop and implement priority … Continue reading

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Source Control Story Map

King County completed work on this story map at the end of 2022: If you’re interested in learning more about the history of source control along the river, I would encourage you to take a look. Thank you to the … Continue reading

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OGD Partner Planting Event!

On October 21st OGD hosted our first restoration event where Hamm Creek meets the Lower Duwamish. The work was made possible with help from Duwamish Alive and EarthCorps! Thank you for the support. We had 15 volunteers that helped remove … Continue reading

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Invitation to Regional Stormwater Technical Workshops

Greetings regional stormwater partners: King County and our regional partners are excited to share the registration link and high-level agenda for the next event in the Stormwater Summit series, Aligning Across Watersheds: Regional Stormwater Technical Workshops. The event will be … Continue reading

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2021 OGD Annual Report

The 2021 Annual Report is complete!! Drum roll please…. Congratulations to all the Partners who reported on so many outstanding actions to improve the health of the watershed! I am so proud to be working alongside such an amazing group … Continue reading

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Update on Mapping Tool and SMAP feedback opportunity

It looks like we’re on our way to funding the second phase of the OGD mapping tool! We wrote about the first phase nearly a year ago – you can revisit that here. The first phase of the tool development … Continue reading

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OGD Governance Dimensions and Survey Results

Happy Spring! In previous blog posts we discussed the OGD Implementation Plan. Understanding progress towards achieving the goals in the Implementation Plan is crucial, and one way we are doing that is by evaluating the way we are collaborating to … Continue reading

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Green Infrastructure

Hello OGD Blog readers! We’re working to compile our first annual report! It’s all very exciting and we look forward to sharing the results with you in the second quarter of 2022. In the meantime, we would like to spotlight … Continue reading

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What a year for regional collaboration!

The OGD Partner group had our last meeting of the year on November 18th. I am so proud of the work we’ve done this year and want to acknowledge those organizations who have continued to participate. City of Auburn City … Continue reading

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A look back and looking ahead –

Fall is here – and the OGD coalition is back from a short summer break. During the summer we: Wrapped up the completion of the OGD mapping tool (beta version), developed a walkthrough document for the tool, and applied for … Continue reading

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