Highline staff and students toured the new Highline Heritage Museum during a special open house. The new museum is set to open to the public next week. Celebrate at the grand opening on June 14. highlinehistory.org/... See MoreSee Less
Rethink your charity carwash for Orca Health Starts Here!
When you wash cars on pavement, the soap, oil, and other pollutants are washed into the storm drain and directly into our waterways.
Soap, oil, and car gunk are harmful to fish and other animals that live in the water. These pollutants destroy the protective covering on fish and injure or even kill them and their eggs. Even biodegradable soap pollutes water and needs to go through soil to properly break down.
What can you do? 1. Ideas to raise money for your charity: bit.ly/salmonfriendlyfundraisers 2. Buy and resell charity carwash tickets at www.CharityCarWash.org 3. Use a commercial car wash! 4. Wash on grass or landscaped area with cold water only. 5. Collect the wash water and pump it/dispose of it into the sanitary sewer drain connected to sewer (NOT septic). ... See MoreSee Less
Last month our Renton STREAM Team visited the Cedar River Watershed Education Center during Spring Break and were wowed by our local special wild places, and our unique cultural heritage, including a more than 640-year-old cross section of a Douglas fir. Field trips can still be a hit in cold, rainy and windy weather, but cross your fingers the sunshine holds for them during a low-tide beach walk at Seahurst this weekend! ... See MoreSee Less