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Objection to relocation of soil storage bins at Big Finn Hill Park

The FHNA Board of Directors recently sent the attached letter to the King County Parks Director raising concerns about the relocation of soil storage bins at Big Finn Hill Park. The new location interferes with King County residents’ use of the park and is environmentally inappropriate. We are...

City Advises Residents to Stay Out of Parks During Storm

Due to the risks created by expected high winds, the northern end  of Holmes Point Drive will be closed beginning late tonight through the end of the wind storm that has been forecasted for this weekend. The southern end of the Holmes Point Drive will remain open to traffic. The City is also advising...

Call for Artist on the Cross Kirkland Corridor Project

The Kirkland Cultural Arts Commission is seeking an artist or artist teams to serve as “Artist in Residence” to create an ephemeral art project on site at the Cross Kirkland Corridor. The artwork will be constructed and installed on the Cross Kirkland Corridor during the period of  Sept 10...

Flowers you don’t want

All flowers are beautiful in their own way, but there are some that spell trouble in spite of their aesthetic appeal. King County noxious weed specialists shared photos of a few not-so-lovely noxious weeds. Here is the King County 2015 annual report on noxious weeds. From King County: “This report...

627 Acres of Parkland Surrounds Finn Hill

Today, our parks are more critical than ever. They are an example of a shifting baseline also known as a sliding baseline. This is a type of change to how an eco system is measured, usually against previous reference points.  Our parks connect us with the natural world and inspire us to be better stewards...

King County Conservation Trust Grant CommitteeTour

On a sunny Tuesday, April 26, 2016, the King County Conservation Trust Grant Committee toured the Juanita Heights park and trail proposed expansion area. The area is on Goat Hill. FHNA has partnered with the City of Kirkland in applying for a 2016 Conservation Trust 135K grant toward purchasing forested...

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