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Olympic Magic

A doe, followed by her fawn, marched straight up a trail I recently was hiking and stopped so close to me, all I had to do was lean slightly and reach out to touch her. 876 more words

Glenn Nelson

ENVIR 495C, Summer 2014: Landscape Change in the Pacific Northwest

This post introduces and recounts the second annual offering of my unique interdisciplinary course called “Landscape Change in the Pacific Northwest”, offered through UW’s Program on the Environment, and taught entirely in the wilderness of Olympic National Park. 465 more words


101 Highway

So I’m in California again, did the whole 101 road-trip, again. Picked up two hitchhikers near Tillamook, Oregon dropped them off in Brookings and made it to the Redwoods by 10pm. 111 more words

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Second Beach Twilight

Here’s an image made during the Autumn in Olympic NP Photo Tour I led with Alex Mody Photography a couple of weeks ago. The tour went so well that we are offering it again in 2015! 36 more words

When the last tree has been cut down, the last river has been polluted and the last fish has been caught — only then do you realize that money can’t buy everything.




Hurricane Ridge Hike - Photos Posted

I have never been a huge fan of the classic movie “Sound of Music.” It’s a fun, musical diversion around the holidays, but the opening scene of Maria twirling in the high mountain meadows full of light and song just never struck a cord, despite my time spent hiking the Austrian Alps and lake region. 249 more words