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January

23
JAN

King County clean-water infrastructure creates artificial reef for endangered fish
Puget Sound is again becoming a desirable neighborhood for rare rockfish and other endangered species thanks to the Brightwater treatment system’s creation of habitat off of Point Wells north of Shoreline.

20
JAN

Public forestland grows as King County Parks acquires 40 acres in Taylor Mountain Forest
Private acreage near Maple Valley that is surrounded by publicly owned working forest and offering an abundance of recreation opportunities has been acquired by King County.

9
JAN

King County and The Trust for Public Land complete preservation of Squak Mountain property for public use
King County and The Trust for Public Land are taking the last few steps in a two-year-long journey to permanently preserve more than 200 acres of Cascade foothills forestland.

8
JAN

King County’s noxious weed list has growth spurt with addition of 4 new garden escapees
Noxious weeds can be hazardous to people and animals, harm fish and wildlife habitat, and they can create headaches for landowners big and small.