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Fall hikes to golden larch groves

By Jason Griffith The long days of sweating up trails and swatting flies are mostly behind us. Fortunately, the cool, crisp days of fall are...

Fall Foraging: Store up for winter

By Amy Gibson As autumn approaches, plants begin to ready themselves for winter. For plants, the change in temperature causes sugars to migrate and convert...

Herbal and healing tea from foraged plants

By Amy Gibson For many, summer is a time to relax, slow down, and enjoy the warm season of our lives. One way I’ve found...

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,...

Three rivers, many eagles

Winter eagle watching on the Squamish, Nooksack and Skagit By Ian Ferguson Photos by David Riffle In winter, the riparian areas around northwest rivers provide prime habitat...

The wildest animal

Grizzlies may be brought back to the North Cascades

Which animal lives the longest?

Which animal lives the longest? Hint: it's not the Galapagos Tortoise.

Wolves in Washington

In 2008, I watched three wolves kill a bull elk in Yellowstone National Park.

Northwest Birding Festivals

Witness the great migration Festivals to inspire your inner birder By Nathan Dalla Santa Photos by David Riffle For bird watchers, spring is a magical time of year...

Frost Flowers

Frost Flowers Magic happens on the forest floorStory by Sue Madsen   Take a walk on a cold winter day in the Pacific Northwest lowlands and you...