Endorsers
The Friends of the Hidden River have secured endorsements from a wide variety of local, regional and national organizations and individuals over the past 7 years. 

Our team members continue to actively present to key organizations and individuals in which we outline our vision for a national model Environmental Education and Community Center in our community. 

This vision includes transportation and operations funding as well as active outreach programs to a diverse range of potential stakeholders. The groups and individuals below have endorsed our proposal.


  • US Representative Jay Inslee
  • US Representative Rick Larsen
  • US Representative Jim McDermott
  • Governor Gary Locke
  • City of Bothell
  • City of Kirkland
  • South Snohomish Chamber of Commerce
  • Northshore Chamber of Commerce
  • Woodinville Chamber of Commerce
  • Woodinville Rotary
  • Northshore Rotary
  • Bellevue Breakfast Rotary
  • Northshore Utility District
  • Woodinville Water District
  • University of Washington, Bothell
  • Seattle University
  • Cascadia Community College
  • Snohomish County Workforce Development Council
  • Snohomish County League of Women Voters
  • Master Builders of King and Snohomish Counties
  • NW Washington Building & Construction Trades Council
  • Snohomish County Labor Council
  • Seattle-King County Building & Construction Trades Council
  • NW Energy Technology Collaborative
  • WSU Snohomish County Extension
  • WSU King County Extension
  • Association of Washington State School Principals
  • Washington State OSPI Science
  • Northshore Education Association
  • Northshore School District
  • Northshore Public Education Foundation
  • Skyview Junior High PTSA
  • Mill Creek Councilwoman Rosemary Bennetts
  • King County Councilman Larry Phillips
  • Snohomish County Council
 
  • Snohomish County Councilman Dave Sommers
  • Snohomish County Councilman Brian Sullivan
  • Snohomish County Councilman Mike Cooper
  • Snohomish County Councilman Dave Gossett
  • 19 State Legislators
  • Northshore PTA Council
  • Lake Washington Education Association
  • Lake Washington School District
  • Snohomish School District
  • Monroe School District
  • Shoreline School District
  • Edmonds School District
  • Riverview School District
  • Bellevue School District
  • Washington State Audubon Society
  • East Lake Washington Audubon Society
  • Pilchuck Audubon Society
  • Water Conservation Coalition of Puget Sound
  • Little Bear Creek Protective Association
  • Maltby Neighborhood Alliance
  • Environmental Educators Association of Washington
  • NW Environmental Education Council
  • Cispus & Chewelah Peak Learning Centers
  • Vancouver Water Resources Center
  • Cedar River Watershed Center
  • Seattle Parks and Recreation & Environmental Learning Centers
  • Washington Native Plant Society
  • Islandwood
  • Mountains to Sound Greenways
  • Nature Vision, Inc.
  • National Association for Interpretation
  • Pacific NW Region, National Association for Interpretation
  • Jackson Bottoms Wetland Preserve, OR
  • The Environmental Science Center
  • The Seattle Foundation
  • The Russell Family Foundation
  • The Norcliffe Foundation