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Van Adventures Episode 7: Olympic National Park

We wanted to see Olympic National Park, just out of Seattle before going down the  coast to Oregon. The drive to the beginning of ONP took 2 hours to just the beginning of this huge and diverse region. 246 more words

Cooler Climates

Mossy Magic

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The many shades of green aglow in the soft light of daybreak on a peaceful morning in the Hoh Rain Forest, a trip taken last Spring with my fiancé. 44 more words

iPhoneography Monday: 9-1-14

Beautiful, green moss covers most flat surfaces in Washington State’s Hoh Rainforest even this old phone booth outside the Visitors Center at the entrance to the park. 17 more words


Second Beach and Ruby Beach: Sweet shoreline surprises

(Feb. 2014)

When you tell people in Washington that you enjoy the outdoors, you are practically ordered to check out the Olympic Peninsula. With a spectacular mountain range, rainforest, and rocky slices of the Pacific coastline, I’m glad we didn’t wait too long for a visit. 613 more words


Olympic National Park Bans Drones Amid US Order

SEATTLE (AP) — Following a nationwide directive, Washington state’s largest national park has joined the list of those banning drones.

Olympic National Park Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum last week approved rules barring unmanned aircraft within park boundaries. 265 more words



As much as I want to finish this book about Iceland’s volcanoes, I cannot let the glorious summer we are having in the Pacific Northwest go by uncelebrated! 1,076 more words


All of your eggs in one basket (or pond)


It’s over halfway through the hectic field season and sadly, up until this point I haven’t found much time to write. We are on a roll with data collection and, although there is the occasional mishap, which is fairly standard for field work, it’s going really well. 719 more words

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