Mountains to Sound Greenway


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Mountains to Sound Greenway

Address:c/o Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust
911 Western Ave, Suite 523
Seattle, WA 98104

Phone:206-382-5565
Web: www.mtsgreenway.org Description:Greenway features dramatically different landscapes, including the dry plateaus of eastern Washington, the rugged Cascade mountains, forestlands and rural farms, and the city of Seattle on Puget Sound. Along the way, travellers can visit historic logging and mining towns and enjoy numerous scenic spots for outdoor recreation. The I-90 right-of-way can be traveled by bicycle for the entire length of the greenway, including separated and landscaped trails along urban portions of the highway. Many recreational trails exist along the corridor in lands managed by the US Forest Service, the State Department of Natural Resources, State Parks, and private lands.
Legth: 100 miles. Start/Endpoint: Byway runs along I-90 from Thorp west to Seattle, passing through the towns of Easton, North Bend, and Issaquah. Time to Allow: 2 hours. Designation/Year: National Scenic Byway (1998).

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Caption: Community volunteers joined locally-based volunteers from Bank of America, staff from the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust, American Forests and City Forest Credits staff to plant 200 trees at the 3-acre Ballinger Open Space site.
Two long-term pilot projects were launched in 2000: a public-private partnership effort focused on community stewardship activities in the Mountains to Sound Greenway near Seattle; and a brownfield restoration and job training program in Baltimore focused on restoring "green infrastructure."
Eddie Bauer and AMERICAN FORESTS celebrated another milestone this spring with Mountains To Sound Greenway Trust.
King County Executive Ron Sims announced a partnership with AMERICAN FORESTS, Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust, and others to plant 200,000 trees in 2000 along the I-90 corridor.
Rural communities "tend to have a more passive approach to change," says Nancy Keith, executive director of Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust, a Seattle-based group that seeks to protect and enhance communities and ecology along I-90 through the creation of a multi-use greenway.