We are celebrating a major milestone in our goal to plant 1 Million Trees by 2020 in King County here.
As someone who has lived her whole life in the Evergreen State, I have always had a strong affinity for the trees that define our landscape and so much of our lives. As a kid I remember being amazed that you could determine the age of a tree by counting its rings. As a college student learning about our Native American history and the first settlers, I was struck by photographs of enormous Douglas firs that grew right up to the edge of the water, like giants protecting the shoreline.
As we come to the end of the 2017 planting season, we wanted to share some stats that we’ve been
King County bolstered its reputation as a national leader in the effort to confront climate change in 2017, delivering on Executive Dow Constantine’s commitment to protect the region’s natural environment while creating more resilient communities.
Students from Seattle Public Schools‘ Salmon Bay School did an amazing job planting trees Dec. 6 at Big Finn Hill Park,
King County and partners will plant 1 million trees by 2020 across King County in both urban and rural areas.
As part of Celebrating Science during Earth Week, we are focusing on the science behind trees. King County and partners will
Employees of the Department of Natural Resources and Parks recently volunteered to plant trees and other plants at a restoration site in Marymoor Park. We planted 500 native plants, including 170 trees in a wetland area near the Sammamish River.
Today, King County Executive Dow Constantine launched the 1 Million Trees campaign, an ambitious project to plant one million trees