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Posted on: June 17, 2022

Lower Issaquah Creek Restoration Underway

Creek Restoration: Improving Conditions for Salmon

This creek restoration project to construct channels, install log pieces and plants, improving the stream channel for salmon.

Work has begun on restoring 1,200 feet of degraded stream channel along the Issa...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

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. The sale helps ensure urban fore...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

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. Kokanee are one of the four genetically di...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Eastside Cities Launch New Climate Challenge for Residents

In celebration of Earth Day 2022, the cities of Redmond, Bellevue, Issaquah and Mercer Island have partnered to launch the regional Eastside Climate Challenge. The challenge provides community members and organizations with new and exciting opportunities ...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

City of Issaquah Selected for 2022 LEED for Cities Local Government Leadership Program

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), creators of the LEED green building rating system, have announced Issaquah as one of 15 cities that will commence certification in a national cohort supported by the LEED for Cities Local Government Leader...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

PSE Partners with Issaquah School District on Community Solar

Puget Sound Energy (PSE) has partnered with the Issaquah School District to install its third Community Solar site, allowing PSE customers in east King County to subscribe to renewable energy.  

Community Solar is a voluntary renewable energy prog...

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