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

This was originally published on Native Plants & Wildlife Gardens. For anyone with an interest in botany and horticulture, Kew Royal Botanical Gardens in London is like the holy grail. Started in 1759, this garden is now over 250 years old...

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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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