Welcome, Alex!

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We have a new member of the SHADOW staff! Alex Hardy is our new restoration and education manager. Having a passion for environmental protection, she graduated from the University of Washington in 2014 with a degree in Environmental Studies. Since then, … Continued

Boardwalk Closure

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SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve is sad to announce the closure of the boardwalk trail due to fallen trees from the most recent windstorm. This trail is an essential part of SHADOW’s grounds and mission as it is the only way … Continued

The Octopus Tree

Some of the trees here at SHADOW are hundreds of years old. Standing tall, sharing nutrients, weathering storms. These beings were growing tall while the original inhabitants of the wetland harvested Bog Tea, settlers changed the landscape, and when the … Continued

2018 Overview

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This year with the help and support of our grassroots community, SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve…    Received a Natural Heritage Designation from the Department of Natural Resources. Became a research site for an EPA funded study on bogs. Broke ground on a 17-acre restoration … Continued

SHADOW is Hiring

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Are you passionate about Preserving green spaces, Restoring wildlife habitat, and providing inclusive environmental education? Do you want to work in a beautiful, woodland office, just outside of Renton?   Development Manager SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve is seeking a self … Continued

Goodbye Ali!

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SHADOW’s Restoration & Education Manager, Ali Yeates, has accepted a new position and is moving on from the Nature Preserve. She will be working on Forterra’s Green City partnerships in South King County. We are sad to see her go but … Continued