Last year when I wrote about the Northwest Flower and Garden Show I talked a lot about how the gardens didn't feature wildlife habitat, but could have easily done so and I featured specific examples. I also expressed hope...
The 2nd annual backyard habitat tour in Shoreline, an area just north of Seattle, was dubbed 'Where Our Wild Things Are' and presented six, certified yards. Shoreline is a Certified Community Wildlife Habitat through the National Wildlife Federation. The gardens ranged...
Today marks the beginning of National Pollinator Week, a good time to think about pollinators. Many posts from The Metropolitan Field Guide have focused on pollinators, so to begin Pollinator Week, here is a roundup of the posts. Once you...
The 11th annual Tukwila Backyard Wildlife Festival took place last weekend in Tukwila, Washington. Tukwila has the distinction of being the first community in the state of Washington, and only the fourth in the nation, to become certified by the...
Last weekend was the large Northwest Flower and Garden Show in Seattle. Running for four days, the show's theme this year was Once Upon A Time...spectacular gardens with stories to tell. The show consisted of a large show garden...
Interesting Nature Extreme Insects by Richard Jones:: Featured on the Guardian website, this slideshow highlights a few images from a new book of extreme insects. News School of the Year Awards:: From the Big Wildlife Garden in the U.K. is a list...