Skip to main content
King County logo

Newsroom

Natural Resources and Parks
Public Affairs


September

30
SEP

Survey aims for better understanding of Lower Duwamish Waterway fishers
People who fish or collect shellfish from the Lower Duwamish Waterway may be invited to take part in a voluntary survey to tell researchers about their fishing habits.

30
SEP

Learn valuable natural yard care tips at free workshops this fall
Learn practical, natural yard care tips from the professionals at a series of free workshops scheduled throughout King County this fall.

26
SEP

Brightwater Center kicks off fall festivities
Join the fun at Brightwater Center’s free fall festivities geared towards every member of the family. Brightwater Center is located at 22505 State Route 9 S.E. in Woodinville. Events are free and children accompanied by an adult are welcome.

25
SEP

Celebrating 25th anniversary, Wastemobile collects household hazardous waste in Redmond, Oct. 3-5
All King County and city residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile comes to Redmond, Oct. 3-5.

16
SEP

King County seeks public’s help in curbing spread of invasive New Zealand mudsnails
With no natural predators and the ability to clone themselves, tiny New Zealand mudsnails are perhaps the perfectly designed invasive species – and that’s why King County ecologists urge the public to take simple precautions and help stop their spread.

15
SEP

Celebrating 25th anniversary, Wastemobile collects household hazardous waste in Bothell, Sept. 19-21
All King County and city residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile comes to Bothell, Sept. 19-21.

11
SEP

Celebrate ‘Salmon SEEson:’ watch fish return to King County rivers and streams
Native adult salmon have begun their journey home from the open ocean to their birthplaces in the streams and rivers of Puget Sound, where they will spawn and continue their remarkable lifecycle.

11
SEP

King County Flood Control District sets public meetings on Green River flood risk reduction work
The King County Flood Control District hosts two public meetings later this month where a variety of flood protection solutions will be discussed for the lower Green River valley that satisfy the multiple and often competing federal mandates and legal requirements that apply to levee systems.

9
SEP

Celebrating 25th anniversary, Wastemobile collects household hazardous waste in Burien Sept. 26-28
All King County and city residents can safely dispose of old car batteries, oil, paint thinner and many other household hazardous items at no cost when the Wastemobile comes to Burien, Sept. 26-28.

8
SEP

Repairs mean week-long closure along stretch of Preston-Snoqualmie Regional Trail
Important repairs are about to begin along a 2-¼-mile-long stretch of the Preston-Snoqualmie Regional Trail that King County Parks must close during the work.

8
SEP

Executive Constantine, Mayor Murray announce Green/Duwamish Watershed Strategy for cleaner air, land and water
Building upon the more than $1 billion already invested or committed for investment by King County and Seattle for cleanup of the Green/Duwamish River watershed, King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray today announced an ambitious strategy that will coordinate work by governments, nonprofits, and businesses to improve the health of the 500 square mile watershed.

3
SEP

Limited deer hunt set for Oct. 11-31 at King County’s Island Center Forest
King County Parks will open Island Center Forest to deer hunting for a limited season, Oct. 11-31, when no other access will be permitted on 200 acres of forestland.

2
SEP

King County Executive announces new round of grants for projects in unincorporated areas
King County Executive Dow Constantine today announced the fourth year of grant opportunities for unincorporated Community Service Areas, and congratulated residents for their work to build strong local communities.

2
SEP

Help keep tabs on native salmon this fall as a King County Salmon Watcher Program volunteer
Adult salmon are now returning to the western Washington streams where they were born, including many streams here in King County.