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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...

Which animal lives the longest?

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Wolves in Washington

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

In the Footsteps of Bears

Tracking wildlife on the Nooksack RiverBy Mallory Clarke Photos by Andrew Grubb and David Moskowitz We park at a slight widening of the narrow Forest Service...

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,...