King County caps 1st year of Land Conservation Initiative with new tools to speed up open space protections and improve access for those that need it most

One successful year is in the books for King County’s accelerated and urgent work to conserve its last, best places within 30 years, and to make sure every community has easy access to greenspace. Conservation Futures Tax (CFT) bonding legislation adopted by the King County Council on Oct. 2, 2019, will dramatically accelerate the rate … More King County caps 1st year of Land Conservation Initiative with new tools to speed up open space protections and improve access for those that need it most

King County monitoring water quality to ensure summertime beach trips go swimmingly

With a number of temporary swimming beach closures affecting King County lakes this summer – already nine in the first eight weeks of testing – King County’s Swim Beach Monitoring Program is fielding a lot of questions about what’s causing these closures. Kirkland’s Juanita Beach Park features a wide sandy beach and calm, warm waters, … More King County monitoring water quality to ensure summertime beach trips go swimmingly

¡Cine en el parque regresa a White Center!

Te invitamos a ti y a tu familia a ver la película el 10 de Agosto en Dick Thurnau Park y a disfrutar de las múltiples y divertidas  actividades que tendremos para ti este año.  Este año regresamos con la película animada Spider-Man- Into The Spider-Verse. Además de la película tendremos música, entretenimiento e información … More ¡Cine en el parque regresa a White Center!

Achieving net-zero at King County Parks North Utilities Crew Shop

How do you solve a problem like achieving net-zero energy use? If you’re the King County Parks team working at the North Utilities Trails Crew Shop near Marymoor Park, you do it through solar panels, new lights and efficient heat pumps and air conditioners. By utilizing these tools they were able to solve the design … More Achieving net-zero at King County Parks North Utilities Crew Shop