Conservation & Sustainability
|Mercer Island is committed to sustainable practices for a healthy environment.|
Click on a topic below for helpful information -- For an overview of the City's sustainability programs, and some key program milestones, visit this page.
For more information, please contact Ross Freeman, Sustainability & Communications Manager at 206.275.7662 or email@example.com.
Tree Canopy Coverage Increases Eight Percent in a Decade
Oct 17, 2018 - A recent report showed an 8% combined increase in Mercer Islandís urban tree canopy across all land use categories (click here for 2-page factsheet). Plan-It Geo, a consultant for King Conservation District, analyzed high-resolution aerial imagery and LiDAR data from 2017 an... Read more...
City Council Supports State Initiative 1631
Sept 18, 2018 - At last night's meeting, the Mercer Island City Council voted in support of State Initiative Measure No. I-1631 which would enact a carbon emissions fee on the State's largest greenhouse gas emitters if passed by the voters in the November 2018 General Election. The Council passed Re... Read more...
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