Native Plant of the Month

Native Plant of the Month

Western Hemlock – Tsuga heterophyllaIn 1947 the western hemlock, or Tsuga heterophylla, was selected as the official state tree of Washington because of the significant role it played in Washington’s forest industry. The western hemlock is one the many...
Restoration Happenings

Restoration Happenings

Site restoration efforts have been in full force this summer season! Between Saturday Restoration Work Parties, Scout groups, and ongoing projects there has been a lot of work getting done at the Nature Preserve. Recently, Eagle Scout Kelly Keil completed a project to...
Preserve and Protect First

Preserve and Protect First

Habitat loss is one of the world’s greatest threats to species diversity and to the natural world. Habitat loss occurs when natural habitat is destroyed, fragmented, or degraded. Most of the time, habitat loss is a...