Recreation Effects on Wildlife

We may all think that our hard work to “leave no trace” while recreating is enough, but this article highlights that even quiet nonconsumptive recreation- which includes hiking, biking, wildlife viewing- impacts animal presence and behavior. According to...

Noxious Weed Removal

The terms Invasive Weeds/Noxious Weeds refer to non-native plant species that threaten our local ecosystems, agricultural crops, or fish and wildlife habitats . Many of these species outcompete our native plants in critical habitat areas. Noxious weeds also pose a...

Place Names- Swing Rock

About 95% of [Swing Rock] has been completely removed and used for gravel over the past 50 or so years. The remaining portion is now only property managed by the Meadowbrook Farm Preservation Association and the property is owned by the City of Snoqualmie. We have...

Indigenous People; the biggest conservationists

Indigenous people and local communities are responsible for protecting and stewarding the largest amount of conservation lands in the world. According to the ICCA Consortium ( a group that advocates for Indigenous and community-led conservation) recent report more...