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This archive page provides a historical record of recent news, announcements and activities related to wetlands in King County. For current news on this subject, please visit wetland information in King County, Washington.

Feb. 10, 2014
External article, Seattle Times
Bog a battlefield for developer, neighbor in Snohomish County

When in Doubt Stay Out: Protect your pooch from harmful algal blooms  (external)

Dec. 28, 2012
External opinion, Vancouver Sun 
Wetlands have value beyond their natural beauty

Conservation Futures
Conservation Futures: forests, farms and fun... forever

30th anniversary video celebrating conservation of King County's precious open space, parks, farms and forests.

Jun. 14, 2012
External article, Seattle Times
Take a walk, or a canoe tour, in Lake Washington's largest wetland

Mar. 13, 2012
External article, Auburn Reporter
Boardwalk at Auburn's Environmental Park to open early April

Jan. 23, 2012
Executive praises passage of market-based tool for protecting wetlands
County Council unanimously approves creating mitigation credit program

Oct. 27, 2011
First mitigation credit program of its kind in the state would streamline permitting and draws support from both builders and environmental groups

Sept. 20, 2011
External article, Sammamish Review
Skyline students study duck boxes at Hazel Wolf wetlands

Jan. 26, 2011
External article, Federal Way News
Free wetlands class in Tukwila

July 27, 2010
External article, Sightline Daily
The Real Worth: Puget Sound

Jan. 30, 2010
External article, Seattle Times
Bellevue considers light rail through treasured wetland

Jun. 20, 2009
External article, Seattle P-I
Renton wetland opens to wondrous reception

Jun. 20, 2009
External article, Seattle Times
Renton's 130-acre wetland project unveiled

Green Globe Award

Green Globe Award
Leader in Beneficial use of Reclaimed Water
Ducks Unlimited

Mar. 19, 2009
External article, King 5 News
Reclaimed water adds life to Carnation wetland

Mar. 18, 2009
Reclaimed water adds life to Chinook Bend wetland

Jan 21, 2009
External article, Seattle Times
Sprawl flattens frogs, other amphibians struggling to survive

May 12, 2008
External articles, Seattle Times
Saving wetlands: a broken promise

May 2, 2008
External article, Seattle Times
Fungus threatens state's frogs, salamanders

Jan. 11, 2008
King County offers grant funding for small habitat restoration projects

Jan. 4, 2007
King County Noxious Weed Board meets Jan. 16 to discuss weed control list
County panel mulls changes to weed list as state requires control of 5 new weeds

Nov. 6, 2007
City Council gives $400,000 to end wetlands feud
Money may be used at Hamm Creek

July 17, 2007
International interest in Brightwater Plant innovations
Habitat design team invited to teach in South Korea

Aug. 7, 2006
King County stewardship grants help local groups protect, strengthen natural resources

May 1, 2006
King County encourages gardeners to 'go native'
New online native plant guide highlights Native Plant Appreciation Week

Nov. 6, 2007
External article, Seattle Times
City Council gives $400,000 to end wetlands feud
Money may be used at Hamm Creek

July 17, 2007
International interest in Brightwater Plant innovations
Habitat design team invited to teach in South Korea

Aug. 7, 2006
King County stewardship grants help local groups protect, strengthen natural resources

May 1, 2006
King County encourages gardeners to 'go native'
New online native plant guide highlights Native Plant Appreciation Week

March. 29, 2006
External Link, Seattle Times
New rules to help man-made wetlands

Greenprint for King County
Regional conservation strategy

April 27, 2005
Vashon Island basin steward available to answer questions one-on-one

Jan. 19, 2004
Drainage, habitat project nominations sought for unincorporated King County improvement programs

» Critical Areas Package - CAO Resources
Wetland Fact Sheet

Aug. 11, 2004
King County taking steps to reduce potential West Nile virus impact

Aug. 4, 2004
Beetles saving county's wetlands from purple alien invader

Measuring for Results
Natural Resources and Parks Annual Performance Measures Report.

2003 Annual Report - Small Habitat Restoration Program

April 19, 2004
Tours scheduled May 1 at Stillwater Wildlife Area about wetland enhancement proposal

Dec. 23, 2002
Rock Creek Headwaters Preserved as part of Huckleberry Land Exchange

October 10, 2002
Partnership creates unique legacy near Redmond for recreation, and the environment

September 30, 2002
Council Acts to Protect Open Space
Conservation Future Funds Acquire Green Space, Parks, Wetlands