Native of the Month: Coho salmon

Native of the Month: Coho salmon

Coho salmon – Oncorhynchus kisutchThe Coho (or silver salmon) are anadromous which means they spend most of their lives in the ocean and return to freshwater to spawn. They can grow up to 30 inches and can weigh up to 20 pounds or more. Most...
Native of the Month: Townsend’s mole

Native of the Month: Townsend’s mole

Townsend’s mole – Sccapanus townsendiiWestern Washington Is home to the largest mole in North America, the Townsend’s mole (Scapanus townsendii). The Townsend’s Mole can be found west of the Cascade Mountains ranging from southern British Columbia...
Native of the Month: Barn Owl

Native of the Month: Barn Owl

Barn Owl – Tyto albaBarn owls can be found in most of the lower 48 states, parts of southern Canada, and around the globe. These owls are non-migratory and reside near grasslands, marshes, deserts, forests, the open plains, and even in busy cities. They nest in...