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Postcards: Greetings from the winter sky

  Story and photos by Audra Mercille When Rio and I set out for the North Twin Sister, some would have called us crazy – not...

Galbraith Mountain changes hands but stays open for play

The bulk of Bellingham’s mountain bike mecca sold early this summer, but its new owners have been working on the mountain since 2010. Polygon Financial...

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...

Build a toolkit for spring foraging

What you need when plants start growing Story and photos by Amy Gibson The darkness is lifting, living nature is rising to meet the sun and...

Getting Started With Spring Foraging

By Amy Gibson As winter winds down, green life emerges in the forest once again. You may notice foragers off-trail, filling baskets with robust leaves,...

Summer 2016 in the life of a glacier

  Story and photos By Oliver Lazenby Investigate the terminus of the Easton Glacier on the south side of Mt. Baker and you might notice a...

Clean, Drain, Dry: A Bellingham program tackles underwater invasives

Story and photos by Ben Whitney Not exactly the poster children for environmental crisis, zebra and quagga mussels and other invasive freshwater species have...

Spring 2019 photo gallery

   

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...

Why your next doctor appointment might yield a prescription to play outside

By Oliver Lazenby There’s a pill for that. Maybe “that” refers to heart disease, ADHD, depression, obesity or a galaxy of other ailments. But there’s also...