The Tenth Anniversary of the Duwamish River Festival/Festival del Rio Duwamish was a huge success! Check out other upcoming events on the Duwamish: Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition.

Fall Native Plant Sale - Washington Native Plant Society - Central Puget Sound Chapter

Washington Native Plant Society (WNPS) will host a native plant sale on Saturday, Oct 1, 2016, from 10am - 4pm, at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main Street, Bellevue, WA 98005. This plant sale features a large selection of native bulbs, seeds, trees, shrubs, perennials, and ground covers that are ideal for gardens in Western Washington.  There will be native plant experts to dispense gardening advice.  Proceeds from this event will benefit the Washington Native Plant Society and its education programs. For more information, please contact Richard Thompson at  or the Washington Native Plant Society at 206-527-3210 or visit their website at

Join the 2016 Green River Cleanup; keeping the Green clean since 1985


Become an Otter Spotter!
Woodland Park Zoo is studying river otters as sentinels for health along the polluted Duwamish River. Your observations from across Washington will expand the zoo's knowledge about otter range and behavior. If you have ever spotted a wild river otter or if you encounter one on your next outdoor adventure, tell the zoo about it!


Ecology's Water Quality Program Financial Assistance
This an annual opportunity by WA Dept. of Ecology funds a variety of water quality-related projects including stormwater facilities planning and implementation, LID/green infrastructure, riparian or wetland restoration, and many other types. The application deadline is October 21, 2016.


USGS Study: Ecosystem restoration boosts local, regional, and national economies