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The ERC includes 20 miles of a former freight rail line from Woodinville to Renton that is being jointly planned by its public owners for multiple uses. Watch the video to learn more.

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Recent news releases


May is ‘Wildfire Awareness Month’ in King County
Safety experts have scheduled a free workshop on May 4, when rural homeowners can learn easy and effective tactics for reducing the risk of wildfire.


2015 DNRP annual report now available: ‘Environmental Stewardship in King County’
Learn more about how King County is responding to climate change, and protecting and enhancing the region’s natural resources and quality of life by reading the Department of Natural Resources and Parks (DNRP) 2015 annual report, "Environmental Stewardship in King County."


Partnership provides boost to kokanee salmon population in Lake Sammamish watershed
Partners working to save Lake Sammamish kokanee salmon, including King County Executive Dow Constantine, joined school children on Earth Day to release young fish into Issaquah Creek, and to reaffirm their commitment to preventing the species’ extinction.


Earth Day 2016 - Small daily actions can add up to big, earth-friendly changes
Proclaiming April 22 as “Earth Action Day” in King County, Executive Dow Constantine encourages residents to celebrate by taking up a new green lifestyle habit.


King County’s ‘Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention and Recycling’ list enters 10th year
Businesses can apply regardless of size or sector. Last year, the list included businesses ranging from airlines to elementary schools and community hospitals to pizzerias.