Public comment wanted on Black Diamond open space

King County Parks will be taking public input as it develops a stewardship plan for three open spaces in the Black Diamond area.

  • Tuesday, January 3, 2017 10:28am
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King County Parks will be taking public input as it develops a stewardship plan for three open spaces in the Black Diamond area.

A long-term plan for the natural areas will be discussed during a Feb. 8 public meeting in Ravensdale from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the commons at Tahoma Junior High School. King County Parks. Division representatives will provide information about the spaces and present draft recommendations for uses and stewardship of the area, reflecting ideas brought up by participants during the Nov. 30 meeting.

County land under consideration is identified as: Black Diamond Open Space, Ravensdale Retreat Natural Area and Henry’s Ridge Open Space. Plans for each will focus on forest health and guide long-term stewardship of the three sites.

For those unable to attend the Feb. 8 meeting, written comments will be accepted until Tuesday, Feb. 28.

More information is available at

For information about the meetings or to provide input, contact Kelly Heintz at 206-477-6478 or

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