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The WAG concludes & Phase II is complete!

We completed our final Watershed Advisory Group (WAG) meeting on April 5, 2017, which also marks the conclusion of Phase II of Our Green/Duwamish.  Since 2014, we have made progress towards improving the environment and health of the Green/Duwamish watershed. … Continue reading

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Focus area reports now available!

We are close to concluding Phase II of Our Green/Duwamish which kicked off in January 2016, where the Watershed Advisory Group identified four focus areas that could use additional effort to help improve watershed conditions. The greatest level of effort … Continue reading

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Green/Duwamish Stormwater Workshop #3 Complete!

On September 15, 2016 we held the last in a series of three workshops to develop an action plan for the Green/Duwamish Watershed-Wide Stormwater Strategy. We had over 40 participants representing community groups, nonprofits, government agencies and businesses. Together, we looked … Continue reading

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Recap of May 19 Watershed Advisory Group Meeting

On May 19, 2016, we held the fourth WAG meeting to discuss the King County Land Conservation and Preservation Work Plan (Work Plan) which proposes implementing a land preservation and conservation program to identify, protect and conserve water and land … Continue reading

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Green/Duwamish Watershed Symposium 2016 Videos Now Available!

The first Green/Duwamish Watershed Symposium was held on February 29, 2016.  This symposium was aimed at fostering collaboration, building partnerships and sharing knowledge about all of the great work that is occurring in the watershed.  Many of the presentations are … 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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Story of the Green Duwamish Watershed: Mark Powell’s #SwimDuwamish

Mark Powell, alone and sometimes with guests, has been swimming the entire 85-mile length of the Green-Duwamish River a few miles at a time since last month. The swims are part of a campaign to tell the full story of … Continue reading

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