Frog Frolic Wrap Up

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This year marked the 21st Annual Frog Frolic, SHADOW’s largest community celebration, and the party was hopping!   Community members from throughout the Puget Sound region came out to show their support for the Nature Preserve, play games, make crafts, and … Continued

Animals in Summer: Ferruginous Hawk

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Birds of prey are scientifically classified as indicator species, meaning that the health of the entire ecosystem can be affected by their loss. Healthy ecosystems have birds of prey, but ecosystems under pressure rapidly lose these majestic creatures. Hawks are critical because they keep small mammal populations under control and are a top predator in … Continued

Where there’s smoke…

Forest Fires and Climate Change Photo: Forest Fire/Shutterstock Over the month of August, a change in the natural environment invaded King County. From the first sunset made more vibrant from hanging smoke, to the loss of our mountain views and air quality, it was impossible to ignore … Continued

Dry Photo Tour

Wetlands, like Shadow Lake Bog, expand and contract annually in response to our rain patterns. With the drier weather, the bog has been contracting – giving up its water to the surrounding areas and keeping our neighborhood green and growing, despite the … Continued

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