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Butterflies Eat Their Peas

Silver-spotted Skippers are wide-ranging butterflies that are active from May through early fall. When their wings are folded or when they’re in flight, a large silvery patch on their otherwise mostly brown wings makes them easy to identify.  684 more words


Hillforts, Herbs and Heritage

Timing didn’t quite work out to have this comic in the ‘Tizer two weeks ago (blame the election for disrupting the launch of the Oswestry Heritage Comics!). 348 more words


Latino Outdoors Teams up with the King County Noxious Weed Control Program

It’s a warm and sunny day on Rattlesnake Ledge, and a group of hikers rests while it enjoys a well-earned view. As the party eats lunch, the conversation flits back and forth between Spanish and English. 259 more words

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We are Growing Weeds

My partner Mick and I garden. A lot. We try all kinds of stuff and are pretty fond of native plants because we believe they’re better for all the critters that buzz around and nibble on the seeds. 603 more words



Today’s TTN video is about another gorgeous native wildflower, the beardtongue. Each new flower discovery we make has made our daily nature walks more and more exciting. 35 more words

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Happy National Pollinator Week! What You Can Do For Pollinators, & Why They're So Important

I’m fortunate to work in a fun, enthusiastic office where I am constantly learning from the people around me. Trust me, you will never see a group of adults get so excited about bees & butterflies as you will in my workplace. 554 more words

Going Green