Visiting Certified Community Wildlife Habitats

This was originally published on Native Plants & Wildlife Gardens. Recently, I attended my third community wildlife habitat tour here in the Puget Sound region. This area is lucky to have a great number of National Wildlife Federation Certified Community...

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Pritchard Wetlands – A Pictorial Essay

This was originally published on Native Plants & Wildlife Gardens. A little known park in Seattle, Pritchard Wetlands is a treasure trove of Pacific Northwest native plants and wildlife. It may sound familiar, I included it in my recent post 5...

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The Experience of 10,000 Crows

Every night from fall to spring, upwards of 10,000 crows fly from downtown Seattle and other surrounding areas to the University of Washington's Bothell campus, located on the far north end of Lake Washington. They are here for their...

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History and Habitat at Thomas Wales Park

Located in Seattle's Queen Anne neighborhood, the Thomas C. Wales park was completed in 2010 and opened to the public in October of that year. The park was dedicated in early 2011 in honor of late Assistant US Attorney...

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The Urban Garden of Keith Geller

Standing on the sidewalk, looking up a steep slope towards the home of Landscape Architect Keith Geller, you know you're about to enter a special landscape. Over the past 30 years, Geller has transformed a bare, grassy slope into...

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5 Great Parks – Seattle Edition

This was originally published on Native Plants & Wildlife Gardens. Every city has parks, however not all parks are created equal. Many are used primarily for recreation, others for dogs, but some are devoted to nature. Seattle is lucky to...

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