Natural Resources and Parks
A major King County restoration project along the Green River is improving salmon habitat, protecting homes, farms, and roads from flooding
A successful floodplain restoration project along the Green River near Auburn is improving habitat for fish and wildlife while also protecting farms and homes from flooding and erosion. It now provides greater diversity of habitat for native salmon that provide sustenance for Puget Sound orcas.
Safety improvements at King County’s Algona, Houghton, and Renton transfer stations will divert longer vehicles to other stations starting May 2
Effective May 2, customer vehicles that are 25 feet or longer will be prohibited at King County’s Algona, Houghton, and Renton solid waste transfer stations. The restrictions are the result of new safety measures to keep customers outside a fall hazard zone and to reduce traffic congestion. Customers with long vehicles can instead use the Bow Lake, Factoria, Enumclaw and Shoreline transfer stations.
New season of BECU Drive-in Movies at Marymoor kicks off April 20 with outdoor screenings every Wednesday and Thursday night
Outdoors films will return to King County's Marymoor Park on April 20 when the BECU Drive-in Movies at Marymoor series opens for its 18th season. There will be screenings every Wednesday and Thursday night through Aug. 25.