Wildlife

Camassia at Finley Wildlife Refuge

Camassia at Finley Wildlife Refuge

In mid to late April, walk the paths at the Finley Wildlife Refuge and you may see swaths of camassia wild flowers in bloom. They don’t have much fragrance, but were once a source of food for native populations. They are beautiful to photograph, but stay on the paths and… Read More

Visiting Naturescaping’s Wildlife Botanical Garden

Tucked away on a small side road in Brush Prairie, WA is a haven for birds and butterflies, dog walkers, small children, and gardeners. A wide gravel path is lined with rooms of small themed gardens on either side. Wander the winding gravel paths and bark paths to explore each… Read More

Virtual Travel

While we are all staying indoors during this virus pandemic, there are options for traveling around the Pacific Northwest from the comfort of your own home. Here are some fun live webcams or opportunities to watch artists online. This is when the power of technology can help keep us all… Read More

Best Places to See Wildlife

Nature is a part of our soul. We treasure the wildlife around us, but with increasing urban sprawl, there can be a disconnect with nature. Those that call the Northwest home know that keeping as much natural habitat available for native species of all sorts – from turtles to bears,… Read More

Ridgefield Birdfest and Bluegrass festival