Category Archives: Nature and wildlife
Watching birds is a safe and enjoyable activity we can do even during the coronavirus pandemic. The 2021 Great Backyard Bird Count will be held February 12 to 15, 2021. The GBBC is an opportunity to enjoy nature while contributing … Continue reading
This article by Charles Eldermire in All About Birds tells of the strategies used by birds to cope with cold weather. For the winter season we might well follow the example of the birds: Get some friends to hang out … Continue reading
The City of Seattle has at least fifty streams flowing across its ridges, through meadows and wetlands into bodies of water including Puget Sound and Lake Washington. There is no one source for a list of Seattle streams and their … Continue reading
Seattle author David B. Williams is well-known for his geology walks and talks. In recent years he has been doing research into Seattle history and how the city has interacted with and altered its natural environment, and he wrote the … Continue reading
The wonderful Yesler Swamp Trail with amenities such as a boardwalk and benches, celebrated its completion on October 16, 2016.
Northeast Seattle has wonderful natural areas where you may see birds and other wildlife, including Magnuson Park on Lake Washington, Meadowbrook Pond at NE 107th Street on the east side of 35th Ave NE, and the Union Bay Natural Area. … Continue reading
Throughout northeast Seattle there are many ravines, big and small, with creeks running eastward down to their outlets at Lake Washington. As can be seen throughout the city, there are possum, raccoon and coyotes living in Wedgwood’s ravines. It … Continue reading
What does a teenage Great Blue Heron look like?
There’s a bird in my yard! How can I find out what kind of bird it is?