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This archive page provides the historical record related to King County habitat restoration projects, for visitors who want to research past developments, events, activities and achievements. For the latest news and announcements, please visit the King County habitat restoration projects site.

Nov 23, 2015
External article, Maple Valley Reporter
Council approves addition of more land to “Green Curtain”  

Oct. 8, 2015
External article, Seattle Times
Toxic road runoff kills adult coho salmon in hours, study finds

Oct. 8, 2015
External article, KOMO News
Study: Highway runoff kills salmon but filters can help

Aug. 25, 2015
External article, Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Judd Creek restoration project continues 

May 14, 2015
Partnership celebrates completion of major Snoqualmie River habitat restoration project 

Apr. 20, 2015
Executive Constantine honors 14 eco-friendly leaders with Green Globe Awards

Willowmoor Project, Sammamish River

Dec. 2, 2014
Executive Constantine thanks EPA for landmark decision that enables Superfund cleanup of Lower Duwamish to move forward

Sep. 29, 2014 
Executive awards $102,000 to community efforts to restore Green/Duwamish Watershed

Jul. 10, 2014
Executive Constantine supports comprehensive approach to improving water quality

May 8, 2014
Snoqualmie River habitat restoration project includes work to protect nearby homes, road
River closed to boating and floating near Fall City, beginning June 2

Mar. 25, 2014
Watershed group, Burien share Futurewise award for Seahurst Park salmon restoration

Dec. 12, 2013
External column, Seattle Times
How we can use nature to fend off flooding in Puget Sound

Dec. 5, 2013
Marine habitat restoration work in Green-Duwamish watershed key to chinook recovery

Oct. 30, 2013
Third-annual ‘I love the Cedar River’ community meeting planned for Nov. 6

Oct. 11, 2013
Major project completed along Cedar River to restore habitat and reduce flood risk

Sep. 11, 2013
External report, KUOW
Restoring Puget Sound Shorelines One Beach At A Time

May 12, 2013
External article, USA Today
Study: Climate change will cut habitats by 2080

2012 Annual Report:
Small Habitat Restoration Program


Apr. 19, 2013
King County honors 12 environmental leaders with Green Globe Awards
Wally Pereyra, Leader in Habitat Restoration

Aug. 24, 2012
Proposed Green River levee project increases safety for Auburn residents, improves habitat

Aug. 8, 2012
King County continues work to restore habitat along Snoqualmie, Tolt rivers

Jun. 15, 2012
Executive calls for partnership with Army Corps to restore salmon habitat on Enumclaw Plateau

Jan. 27, 2012
King County’s residents weigh in on river management priorities through survey

Jan. 13, 2012
Volunteer for Feb. 4 native plant salvage and help keep King County naturally green

Dec. 28, 2011
King County offers grant funds for urban reforestation, habitat restoration projects

Nov. 17, 2011
King County research of river conditions to help public safety, habitat on Tolt River

Nov. 4, 2011
Cedar River management plans shared with public at Nov. 15 open house in Maple Valley

Aug. 18, 2011
Lower Duwamish ‘Green Grants’ promote community-based environmental stewardship
Grants intend to help reduce runoff, protect water quality by funding small-scale habitat restoration, rain gardens, outreach projects and more

2010 Accomplishments, Green Building Program (Acrobat pdf)
Includes the platinum level project, Lower Boise Creek Channel Restoration, managed by King County Water and Land Resources Division

June 30, 2011
Access limited during restoration work at King County’s Chinook Bend Natural Area

April 2011
Snoqualmie Watershed Forum news
Get outdoors for habitat restoration and other projects

Dec. 7, 2010
External article, Crosscut
Duwamish River: Should the cleanup make fish safe to eat regularly?

Sept. 30, 2010
Volunteers needed for Duwamish Alive! habitat restoration event, Oct. 9

July 6, 2010
King County gets $3.6 million in grants to improve water quality, protect habitat

June 11, 2010
Habitat restoration event helps Cedar River watershed ecology, popular fly fishing area

May 20, 2010
King County sets public meetings to preview projects involving large wood placement

Jan. 4, 2010
External article, SnoValley Star
King County seeks public input on proposed rules for wood placement in rivers

Dec. 15, 2009
King County watersheds share $2.6 million in state grants for salmon habitat protection, restoration

Dec. 1, 2009
Witness habitat history in the making on the Duwamish River tonight

Jul. 31, 2009
Snoqualmie River at Chinook Bend Natural Area open to public as habitat project moves forward

Jul. 28, 2009
Major Duwamish River habitat restoration project will benefit fish, wildlife at North Wind’s Weir

Jul. 13, 2009
External article, Seattle P-I
Wash. prisoners plant seeds for conservation

Jun. 16, 2009
Vital habitat restoration work means no access to King County’s Chinook Bend Natural Area
No access to natural area and adjacent Snoqualmie River during summer work

May 13, 2009
King County offers grants for forest, habitat improvement projects
Application deadline June 26: Priority for joblessness, underserved communities

Apr. 20, 2009
Partnership developing to preserve habitat, working forest in Raging River headwaters

Feb. 20, 2009
King County needs volunteers to help save native plants for future habitat restoration
March 7 native plant salvage in Maple Valley; Volunteers also needed at nursery

Nov. 20, 2008
Next phase of habitat restoration work starts soon at Snoqualmie River’s Chinook Bend

Oct. 9, 2008
Help restore native fish and wildlife habitat at Duwamish Alive! clean-up, planting event, Oct. 11

Aug. 5, 2008
Heavy lifting involved in King County habitat restoration project on Newaukum Creek

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