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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...

The Eagles Have Landed: Winter eagle watching on local rivers

By Oliver Lazenby From late November to late January, thousands of bald eagles descend on local rivers and streams in search of chum salmon. Eagles...

The wildest animal

Grizzlies may be brought back to the North Cascades

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...

Which animal lives the longest?

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

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...

Between Land and Sea

NEXT ARTICLE: Randonnée Repairs Between Land and SeaSpringtime tide pools are full of lifeStory by Sue MadsenThe space between sea and land is a mysterious...

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,...

Day of Raptors

Cascade foothills offers premier hawk watching By Sue Madsen Photos by Joe Meche I get out of the truck in the slanting light of the late winter...

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...