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Protect Our Winters launches in Canada

By Oliver Lazenby Winter is important to Canadians – think ice hockey, snowmobiling and some of the best skiing on the planet. So with Protect...

Vamos Outdoors Project: A creative approach to immersive language learning

By Benjamin Whitney When the nonprofit Whatcom Day Academy closed its doors in 2015, Andy Basabe, a language and environmental education teacher at the school,...

A Year in the Life of a Glacier: A skier’s research...

By Elizabeth Kimberly Early May The birds chirp a dawn chorus and the winter rain has diminished. The disparity between the snowy alpine and the verdant...

Feast on Spring: A guide to eating seasonally

By Jacqueline Thompson As the cozy months of long nights, hearty meals and hot drinks come to an end, windows and doors fly open and...

Leave No Trace, updated for the digital era

By Jason D. Martin In 2014, a bandit was on the loose in our public lands. For 26 days, this bandit raced through seven national...

Spring 2019 photo gallery

   

Bird Watching for Beginners: A convenient way to connect with nature

By Oliver Lazenby  |  Photos by Eric Ellingson Birds are the living descendants of dinosaurs, heralds of seasonal change and wanderers in a global ecosystem....

Whatcom Land Trust purchases 1,400 acres in the South Fork Nooksack...

Whatcom Land Trust just announced that it purchased 1,400 acres of riparian forest and uplands around Skookum Creek, a major tributary of the South...

The Secret Life of Wolverines

Skiing scientists are tracking the Cascadian carnivore Story by Sophia Rouches | Photos by David Moskowitz When people hear the word wolverine, the sharp-clawed X-men character usually...

Wild and Scenic: The campaign to protect the Nooksack River

Story by Jacqueline Thompson | Photos by Brett Baunton Westbound water, trickling from icy blue glaciers and building into the mighty Nooksack River, flows in...