Native Plants and Wildlife Gardens Post:: 5 Great Parks – Seattle Edition

This is an excerpt from my latest post at the Native Plants & Wildlife Gardens blog. Click the link below to visit the full post. Every city has parks, however not all parks are created equal. Many are used primarily...

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Native Plants and Wildlife Gardens Post:: A Visit to Kew Gardens

This is an excerpt from my latest post at the Native Plants & Wildlife Gardens blog. Click the link below to visit the full post. For anyone with an interest in botany and horticulture, Kew Royal Botanical Gardens in London is like...

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Magnuson Park:: Reconstructed Wetlands

Magnuson Park is located in Seattle along Lake Washington, north of the University of Washington. The park has a long history of dramatic land use change and part of it has now come back full circle. In the days...

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Ballard Locks and Botanical Garden

The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Seattle, have been moving boats and other vessels from the Puget Sound to Lake Washington and beyond since 1917.  The Army Corps of Engineers built and maintains the locks, garden, grounds and buildings....

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Art Meets Habitat:: The Olympic Sculpture Park

The Olympic Sculpture Park in Seattle is a beautiful place. The 8.5 acre park sits alongside Elliott Bay, overlooking the Puget Sound, islands and the Olympic Mountains to the west, downtown Seattle to the south and the Space Needle...

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Marsh Madness (Brackishology):: Marsh & Foster Islands and ‘the Fill’

  This post is for Marsh Madness, an idea from Ken Lo at the Connected by Nature Blog. "Brackishology n., (brackish, slightly salty, as in the combination of seawater & fresh water, + ology, the study of) the study of...

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