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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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Watershed-wide stormwater strategy workshop #2 complete

On June 28, 2016 Our Green/Duwamish held the second in a series of three workshops to create an action plan for a watershed-wide stormwater strategy. Continue reading

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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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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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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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Swim the Duwamish with Mark Powell

Swim the 85-mile length of the Green and Duwamish rivers —without getting wet!  Over the next few months, Washington Environmental Council’s Mark Powell will share his underwater adventures through a series of breathtaking videos. Follow Mark’s Swim Duwamish blog to … Continue reading

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