A Tale of Three Meetings

A Tale of Three Meetings Learning the ins and outs of online collaboration " Photo: Keith Lazelle This spring, the Floodplains by Design Culture & Capacity group hosted five Virtual Coffee sessions on Zoom that focused how to shift in person meetings to an...

Leque Island

LEQUE ISLAND Restoring tidal marsh habitat " Photo: Courtney Baxter/TNC Leque Island was once entirely salt marsh. But if you were to visit the island today, located west of Stanwood between Port Susan and Skagit bays, you would see vast wetlands and previously...

Agriculture Resilience

CHANGES ARE COMING Snohomish County Agriculture Resilience Plan " Photo: Paul Joseph Brown/Lighthawk On a damp December evening, we watched the sunset and the mist rise from the fields surrounding Carlton Farms, on the outskirts of Everett, as we walked the path...

Stillaguamish

PLANTING SEEDS OF COLLABORATION Stillaguamish River Valley " As a local farmer and small business owner, Tristan Klesick’s livelihood is tied to the rich “resource lands” of Snohomish County – the farms, forests, natural habitat, open...

Yakima

TURNING RISK INTO OPPORTUNITY Yakima River Valley " For Yakima – a city in the middle of a semi-arid desert – the Yakima River truly is a lifeline. The river underpins the local economy, providing the urban water supply, irrigation for the farmers,...

Puyallup

GIVING THE RIVER ROOM TO ROAM The Puyallup River Valley, Reimagined " A hundred years ago, city planners and engineers tried to improve a place – making the lands more orderly and useful for new residents – by straightening a meandering river. It was an...

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