Natural Resources and Parks
Safety, accessibility enhanced as 1.2-mile-long East Lake Sammamish Trail segment reopens
Another stretch of King County’s 11-mile-long East Lake Sammamish Trail has been transformed from a gravel-surfaced interim path to a paved regional trail that features significant safety upgrades.
King County closing Flood Warning Center, but will continue to monitor river levels
With rain diminishing and river levels subsiding, the King County Flood Warning Center closed at 10:45 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 12, after a brief opening to monitor minor flooding on the Tolt River.
King County Flood Warning Center opens as heavy rain brings minor flooding to Tolt River
The King County Flood Warning Center opened at 3:40 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 12, after heavy rain across eastern King County brought the Tolt River up to a Phase 2 flood alert level, and minor flooding is expected along the river upstream of Carnation.
Nominations sought for King County’s Earth Heroes at School awards program
Teachers, students, school employees and others who are helping to reduce waste, save resources and improve the environment are eligible to receive recognition from King County through the Earth Heroes at School program.
Public invited to comment on King County’s 20-year garbage and recycling plan
Beginning Jan. 8 and lasting until March 8, King County invites the public to comment on its draft Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan, which provides direction for managing King County’s garbage and recycling over the next six to 20 years. Public comment is also being sought on a draft Environmental Impact Statement that evaluates the environmental impacts of options in the draft plan.