Bog Restoration Abroad

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Could a drainage ditch once again be a bog?   Bogs and mires are viewed as places of mystery and peace in Estonian heritage. Estonia is home to some of the world’s oldest bogs and peatlands and they make up … Continued

Animals in Summer: Oh Deer!

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White-tailed deer – Odocoileus virginianus As the weather is heating up you might be seeing extra tracks in your garden. Some of these tracks may belong to this month’s mammal: the white-tailed deer. Here at the Nature Preserve, we are seeing … Continued

Winter Solstice

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  As PNW residents, we are no strangers to lack of sun. Especially with the approach of the winter solstice, which falls on Thursday, December 21st. The solstice marks the shortest daylight hours of the year. Though the shortest day … 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