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Urban Waters Partnership

Accomplishments: Green-Duwamish Urban Waters Location


A Measurable Difference

In the lower Duwamish Waterway, inclusive community engagement has made a measurable difference for the river and the nearby communities. It has inspired many to see what is possible for rivers that pass through industial and low income areas in Seattle. River Network authored additional information on this accomplishment.

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Green-Duwamish Watershed Tour

On July 14, the annual Green-Duwamish Watershed Tour showcased the year in restoration with a particular focus on strategic partnerships and projects that yield multiple benefits, such as habitat restoration, social equity, and human health and well-being. The event was hosted by King County’s Salmon Habitat Restoration program and the USFS Urban Waters program.

Quality Water for Spawning Salmon

Across the Green-Duwamish River Watershed in Washington State, maintaining water quality for spawning salmon has long been a focus of federal natural resource agencies. Recently, through a series of meetings with tribal leaders and environmental justice stakeholders, the agencies have expanded their focus, exploring how public health and economic development concerns overlap with natural resource management.

Research Activities in Progress

Project and Collaboration Activities in Progress 


2014 Research Accomplishments Report from the Green Cities Research Alliance (PDF) (20 pp, 1.5 MB, About PDFExit