A quest for the little red fish

Our friends at the Western Washington Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office (USFWS) featured this great story on Kokanee Quest and the little red fish in the USFWS’ national quarterly newsletter. We liked the article so much we asked if we could republish to our blog. Story: What do you call a program that combines conservation education, smartphones, salmon viewing, and the Amazing Race … More A quest for the little red fish

Earth Day kokanee release, a big day for the little red fish

Earth Day is a big day for kokanee. Around this time of year the Kokanee Salmon Workgroup release the native juvenile kokanee into Lake Sammamish. What makes these fish so special? These native kokanee salmon are just one of four native populations in western Washington, spending their entire existence in and around Lake Sammamish. Long … More Earth Day kokanee release, a big day for the little red fish

1 down, 999,999 to go!

Today, King County Executive Dow Constantine launched the 1 Million Trees campaign, an ambitious project to plant one million trees across King County by 2020 to combat climate change, promote healthy forests, and make our communities healthier and more resilient for all residents, be they people, fish, birds, or orcas! In addition to kids from … More 1 down, 999,999 to go!

Video: Wilburton Trestle on the Eastside Rail Corridor

We got a huge response from the aerial footage of the Wilburton Trestle posted in Jan. and we decided to share an extended clip. Can you imagine the century-old wooden railroad bridge that once carried lumber and freight will one day carry a regional trail with walkers, runners and cyclists? … More Video: Wilburton Trestle on the Eastside Rail Corridor