Office of Sustainability

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What We Do

The Office of Sustainability develops and implements projects, programs and policies within the City and community to advance sustainability and environmental stewardship in Issaquah and to achieve the community's interrelated environmental, economic and social sustainability goals.

Issaquah is a leader in demonstrating the next generation of sustainability in the Pacific Northwest, and serves as a model for innovation, collaboration and effectiveness within our community.

  1. Lower Issaquah Creek Restoration Underway

    Creek restoration project to construct channels, install log pieces and plants, improving the stream channel for salmon. Read on...
  2. City Part of Largest Urban Forest Carbon Credit Sale

    The City of Issaquah — along with several other partners throughout the country — earned more than $1 million combined in the first bundled sale of carbon credits generated exclusively by urban forests. Read on...
  3. Rise in Lake Sammamish Kokanee Numbers

    A sharp increase — biologists observed over 2,000 returning from Lake Sammamish to spawn in tributary creeks — represents positive signs for the health of our native kokanee salmon population. Read on...