Happy Pride Month!

Happy Pride Month!

The natural world is filled with colorful, magnificent, and fabulously diverse wonders. Many species of mammals, fish, and birds engage in nonreproductive sexual behavior and display same-sex courtship, pair-bonding, and co-parenting. Species like bonobos, giraffes,...
World Rainforest Day

World Rainforest Day

Rainforests: the mere mention of the word conjures marvelous visions of lush, steamy jungles full of resplendent parrots and birds of paradise, butterflies on passion flowers, stalking jaguars, poison dart frogs calling beneath sprawling canopies from which...
Native of the Month – Western Hemlock

Native of the Month – Western Hemlock

Western Hemlock – Tsuga heterophyllaIn 1947, RCW 1.20.020 of the Washington state legislature declared, “that certain evergreen tree known and described as the Western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla) is hereby designated as the official tree of the state of...