Formed in 2007, CRWD works to reduce flooding and improve water quality on the Cedar River State … The Cedar River watershed provides two-thirds of the water supply for the greater Seattle metropolitan region, in addition to being home to numerous terrestrial and aquatic organisms such as salmon, some of which are Federally listed as threatened species. This Cedar River Watershed Council plans to prioritize spending on Cedar River projects, provide a forum to discuss watershed issues and to coordinate the actions of agencies and public and private interest groups. The Cedar River watershed in Minnesota encompasses 454,029 acres in Mower, Freeborn, Dodge, and Steele counties. Cedar River - Lake Washington Watershed map Author: King County Subject: Map of the area draining to Cedar River, Lake Washington and out the Ballard Locks to Puget Sound. Read writing from Cedar River Watershed District on Medium. The 1854 Treaty of Medicine Creek affected those living on the upper Green River, who often used the upper Cedar River watershed for subsistence, trading, socializing, and crossing the Cascades. The pilot watershed areas helped BWSR develop, test, and inform the final One Watershed, One Plan program framework, policies, and guidance. Keywords: lake washington cedar river watershed map seattle renton kirkland mercer island bellevue newcastle lake forest park kenmore Created Date: 11/1/2012 8:44:40 AM The Hormel Foundation has approved a $500,000 grant request from the Cedar River Watershed District, which, in turn, will match that with $500,000 primarily from state funds. The Cedar River Watershed Partnership is a unique public-private-nonprofit collaboration providing farmers with tools and resources to help them adopt new farm management strategies that improve the soil, water and economic health of their farms and address water quality challenges in the Cedar River Watershed. The Cedar River is a river in the U.S. state of Washington.About 45 miles (72 km) long, it originates in the Cascade Range and flows generally west and northwest, emptying into the southern end of Lake Washington.Its upper watershed is a protected area called the Cedar River Watershed, which provides drinking water for the greater Seattle area. The Cedar River Watershed in Mower County, Minn., is getting another big dose of generosity from The Hormel Foundation to improve water quality and reduce flooding. These pilot areas are: Red Lake River, Lake Superior North, North Fork Crow River, Yellow Medicine River, and Root River. The Cedar River runs about 300 miles, from its headwaters in Dodge County to Louisa County in southeast Iowa, where it joins the Iowa River and winds its way to the Mississippi River. The Cedar River watershed, located in the eastern central portion of King County, is nearly 24 miles long, and roughly 10 miles wide. Total acreage of the watershed is approximately 91,400 acres. Mountain crests in the Cascade Range form the eastern boundary of the system, and the Cedar River flows westward through the center. The Cedar River watershed covers 5,020,914 acres (7,485 square miles), beginning in southern Minnesota near Austin and continuing southeastward to the Cedar River’s outlet at the Iowa River near Columbus Junction. The treaty established a reservation for them and other upriver bands on the Muckleshoot Prairie near today's Auburn. The watershed includes Mason City, Charles City, Cedar Falls, Waterloo, and Cedar Rapids.