Native of the Month

Native of the Month

Devil’s matchstick – Pilophorus acicularisPilophorus acicularis is a part of the Cladoniaceae (lichenized fungi) family. It is found in cool moist forest locations at all elevation levels but is more common near waterfalls at lower elevations. It has been...
Living with Wildlife

Living with Wildlife

Living in rural parts of Washington state often means that some of your neighbors are local wildlife like raccoons, coyotes, and bears. Being in and around wildlife habitat results in frequent human-wildlife interactions and sometimes these...
Native of the Month

Native of the Month

Western Tiger Swallowtail – Papilio rutulusThe western tiger swallowtail, a common butterfly, gets its name from its vibrant black and yellow wings that resemble tiger stripes. This species is found all the way from...