IslandWood is a local non-profit organization that provides exceptional learning experiences to inspire lifelong environmental and community stewardship. IslandWood partnered with King County to allow for expansion of education programs at the Brightwater Center and will act as the lead in development and facilitation of elementary & middle school programs, teacher trainings, family programs and summer camps.
Nature Vision is a non-profit organization that fosters appreciation and stewardship of the environment through presenting a wide range of hands-on, minds-on programs about natural and cultural resources to school age students, families, and adult groups. Nature Vision collaborates with King County on special events and family programs.
Friends of the Cedar River Watershed is a non-profit organization that engages people to enhance and sustain watershed through restoration, education, and stewardship. Friends of the Cedar River Watershed is dedicated to the protection and restoration of the Cedar River/Lake Washington Watershed and all the communities within its boundaries.
This project was made possible by a unique partnership between King County Wastewater Treatment Division and Friends of Hidden River. This group of exceptional educators has tirelessly raised money and involved the community in the possibilities for this center. Friends has played an integral role in shaping plans for the Center and to date have secured more than $1 million in grant funding for the facility.
Thanks to McLendon Hardware for sponsoring the green home display exhibit.