Green Grants awarded to Duwamish Valley environmental projects

Job training, wetland restoration and a community-led strategy for better air quality in South Park and Georgetown – three organizations leading these efforts in the Duwamish Valley earned over $100,000 in funding through King County’s Green Grants Program. Investing directly in small, grassroots projects brings neighbors together and enables communities to tackle larger, complex issues…

Fourth graders plan a cleaner future for the Duwamish River

When Doug Marsano heard that a fourth grade class was reaching out to King County proposing a plan to clean up the Duwamish River, he instantly wanted to be involved. Contacting the teacher and Susan Tallarico, Director of the Brightwater Education Center, they organized a plan. “It was the perfect partnership,” Tallarico said. “We get…