World Fish Migration Day and the District’s Role Restoring Vital Habitat for Migrating Salmon

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By Steven Schauer, Deputy Executive Director Join us in celebrating World Fish Migration Day! World Fish Migration Day (May 25, 2024) is more than just an observance; it’s a global movement to highlight the intricate connections between migratory fish, ecosystems, and human communities. Celebrated every two years, this day serves as a reminder of the importance of free-flowing rivers for … Read More

Sharing Lessons Learned and Best Management Practices

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By Steven Schauer, Deputy Executive Director Effective government relies on collaboration and knowledge sharing. Government agencies, like the King County Flood Control District (KCFCD), play a pivotal role in shaping policies, implementing programs, and addressing the needs of the communities they serve. While the value of frugality is undeniable, in an ever-evolving landscape marked by technological advancements, changing demographics, and … Read More

Celebrate American Wetlands Month: Nature’s Unsung Heroes

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By Steven Schauer, Deputy Executive Director May is American Wetlands Month, a time to celebrate these amazing ecosystems that are often undervalued. In 1991, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) joined forces with federal, state, tribal, local governments, non-profit organizations, and private businesses to establish American Wetlands Month. This annual celebration aims to educate the public about the critical importance of … Read More

King County Flood Control District Launches New Blog

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By Michelle Clark, Executive Director Welcome to the King County Flood Control District (KCFCD) Blog! Our new weekly blog is part of our revamped website, which is your one-stop shop to learn about how the KCFCD serves the residents of King County. Each week, we’ll use the blog to share important project updates, safety tips, and helpful resources to keep … Read More