Did you know? Many King County farms donate some or all of the food they grow to local food banks. … More Take action and spread your love of local food this holiday season!
As we come to the end of the 2017 planting season, we wanted to share some stats that we’ve been given from our fantastic volunteer coordinators. As part of the County’s 1 Million Trees initiative, King County Parks hosted volunteers for tree planting events this fall and winter on many of its properties. Planting a … More Volunteers, you’re awesome
We took some them from this year’s most popular New Year’s resolutions and put a green spin for small steps to make 2017 an eco-tastic year. … More Eco-conscious New Year’s resolutions
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. … More 1 million trees: DNRP gets muddy and gets planting
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!
Here are 10 ways to become a local food champion: … More Good Food Champion: Eat healthy, support local
Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy of service in the community by volunteering. This MLK Day, we have two volunteer events happening in King County Parks, and we hope to see you there. Volunteers are an integral part of our parks, trails and open spaces, helping maintain our stream corridors, forests and wetlands by … More Volunteer with King County Parks on MLK Day
We all love to resolve to make big changes for the New Year. Let’s be honest, real behavior change is hard. Many behavioral scientists recommend writing down goals and steps you can take to help you meet those goals. Full disclosure: we didn’t invent these resolutions. We took some them from this year’s most popular … More New Year’s green resolution ideas from King County