City of Tukwila News

Green Tukwila Partnership, Duwamish Hill Preserve

The unique ecosystems at the Duwamish Hill Preserve highlight oak savannahs, camas prairie, wet sedge meadow, and the tule wetland. The hill itself is a geological wonder and is actually older than Mt. Rainier! Come out this November to finish planting and mulching to prepare the saplings for winter. All ages and abilities are welcome, […]

Green Tukwila Partnership, Duwamish Hill Preserve

Did you know that in the heart of the industrial setting of Tukwila lies a cultural landscape significant in Puget Sound Salish traditional stories?! And this place is open and free to the public to explore? The Duwamish Hill Preserve encompasses a beautiful area, but it needs your help to stay that way. Join the […]

Green Tukwila Partnership, Duwamish Hill Preserve Work Party

Join the Friends of the Hill at our monthly work party! We will be doing restoration work to maintain the health of the Duwamish Hill Preserve. Come dressed to work outside (rain or shine) with sturdy shoes that can get dirty, long pants, and a long sleeve shirt to protect against prickly blackberry. We will […]

Duwamish Hill Preserve Phase II Dedication

Duwamish Hill Preserve’s Phase II dedication will begin at 10:00 a.m. and is a quick walk across the street from Duwamish Gardens (Duwamish Gardens dedication begins at 9:00 a.m.).     Phase II transformed 3.3 acres into a cultural landscape by highlighting five distinct lowland habitat areas – tule wetland, wet sedge meadow, camas prairie, […]

Duwamish Gardens Dedication

Beginning at 9:00 a.m. the Duwamish Gardens Project, located at 11269 East Marginal Way South, will be recognized as a salmon habitat restoration site and public park.    The site provides critical shallow water habitat essential to the survival of juvenile salmon. The park likes within the transition zone, where marine water mixes with fresh […]