Weekend of service


“Everybody can be great … because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.” –Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Over the holiday weekend our staff,…

@ Work: Windfall


The week’s storm has kept our crews on windfall patrol. This time of year always brings the pain. In the form of fallen trees in inconvenient areas. After major and minor windstorms, or heavy rain, our staff are quite busy removing the obstructions. In the mosaic below are photos posted to issues in SeeClickFix by…

Nature getting in the way of your parks?


Wind. Pfff. KC Parks staff ain’t skeered. Crews have been at windfall for days. We have trees down from Vashon to Enumclaw. Sammamish River Trail to Pinnacle Peak. We on it. Should you happen across any issues, we have not already addressed, please hit us up on SeeClickFix. It geolocates the location. You can post…

Maury Island gets some WTA love


  Last month, Department of Natural Resources and Parks Director Christie True paid a visit to a group of Washington Trails Association volunteers who spent a “working vacation” week building a new multiuse trail at Maury Island Marine Park.  Every summer WTA sponsors working vacation trail projects in the high country and wilderness areas of…