posted on December 20, 2017 22:11
Cougar Mountain residents are fighting to keep a beautiful portion of Cougar Mountain from being cleared for a 57 unit development. You can help: Become A Partner:
Save Cougar Mountain website
Located along the I-90 corridor, Cougar Mountain is the gateway to Issaquah. The Northeast corner of Cougar Mountain contains mature forest, ravines with creeks and riparian wildlife just minutes from the valley floor. Our goal is to create a unique open space instead of a large residential development. Once preserved, the mature forest could be home to a network of low elevation trails including paths on flat terrain suitable for small children. Also, this property could become one of the missing links that will one-day connect the Issaquah Alps with Lake Sammamish...
Issaquah Reporter: Residents rally to save Bergsma property from development in Issaquah
A group of residents is fighting to stop a housing development that they say would impact Issaquah’s mountainous backdrop. Over 300 locals formed the group Save Cougar Mountain to protest a proposal by the Windward Real Estate Services to build 57 new homes on a sloped piece of land known as the Bergsma property...
Seattle Times: Fight over Issaquah hillside: How much development is too much?
The owners of a 45-acre parcel of land next to Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park say a proposed development would leave most of the property as open space, but neighbors want the land to be part of the park...
Facebook: Save Cougar Mountain
This is an awesome opportunity for our community to work together in preserving our mountain! I hope many will agree and want to help in saving this property: from deforestation, from depleting wetlands, from encroachment on the streams that feed into our lakes, from removing more than 88,000 cubic yards of soil in exchange for 57 houses, from displacing wildlife from their habitat...