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Sunday, May 25, 2014

UW students restoring portal into Lake Washington’s past

Yesler Swamp is the second-largest swamp on Lake Washington, and the one farthest from the endless drone of Highway 520 traffic. For more than 10 years, UW students have labored to eradicate nonnative plants and planted western red cedar and willows and watched as other native plants took root in the shade.