Presented every two years, these awards recognize organizations, businesses, and individuals who have gone the extra mile in protecting our environment, managing natural resources, and benefiting community resilience and ensuring environmental justice for all.
Choose from a variety of volunteer programs from tree plantings to joining repair clinics.
Help plant, protect and prepare 3 million trees in King County by 2025.
Ideas for developers, architects, engineers and homeowners to build in ways that can continue forever.
Ways to develop from King County Code along four "tracks" such as building or remodeling a house, farming or raising livestock or taking care of forest lands or other resources.
On lands zoned RA, streamline the permit process and change buffers by committing to protect natural resources on your property.
Achieve your forestry objectives by planning to protect and improve forest health.
Programs that help learners at any age learn about our local environment and our organized efforts to protect nature from damage.
Earth-friendly tools and tips to conserve resources, reduce pollution, support sustainability and biodiversity in the maritime Pacific Northwest region.
Save rainwater to water thirsty plants later, reduce your stormwater runoff and also reduce your water bill.
Help keep lakes, streams and Puget Sound clean and healthy.
King County is buying and protecting urban green space, farmlands, forest lands and trails before the last best places are gone.
Grants that help protect forests, farms and recreation areas across King County.
Contact King County staff to answer local questions related to water and land. Basin Stewards are are familiar with specific watersheds, their local communities and natural resources as well as who does what in government.
Get advice and training from lake experts, and grants to monitor and manage clean water in King County's many lakes and ponds.
Earth Day comes around once a year, but our actions make the Puget Sound region the best place to live, work, and play all year long. Together, we can ensure future generations will also enjoy nature.