Greening your Shoreline
A tool for lakeshore property owners on Lake Washington and Lake Sammamish to improve shorelines for people and salmon.
Puget Sound shoreline stewardship guidebook
Provides info and contacts for residents of beach and bluff shorelines to learn about natural shoreline protection, manage runoff, use native plants, control aggressive non-native plants, and maintain septic systems in an ecologically friendly way.
Boating on King County Rivers: read about safety tips, boaters' signals, and flooding & habitat project locations on King County Rivers.
Cedar River public boating and fishing access
Find parks, ecological natural areas and boat ramps to access the river for swimming, fishing and boating. Includes lands managed by the City of Renton, King County and City of Seattle.
Puget Sound Fresh
Offers a database of local farms, farmers markets, u-pick farms, and community supported agriculture farms, and info such as local harvest seasons for various produce, farm events and other information.
Transfer of development rights
A voluntary program enabling landowners to buy and sell residential development rights on private property to preserve public benefits in our rapidly growing region-- for example farms, forestlands, open space, regional trails and designated urban separator lands and habitat for threatened or endangered species. Owners benefit financially through the transfer of development rights to better locations while the public benefits through permanent preservation of critical lands.
Stormwater pollution prevention manual
This manual provides guidance for businesses, public facilities, and other non-residential entities in unincorporated King County on actions we're all required to take to reduce contamination of stormwater, surface water, and groundwater.
The integrated pond
A publication to help homeowners, developers, and architects create attractive community space from stormwater management ponds.