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Stewart on KING 5 TV finding Camp Long’s Salamanders for reporter Dan Cassuto, for some school kids, and for KING 5’s viewers, and teaching about them!

Here is the link to a very cute 2 minute video of Stewart on KING 5 TV finding Camp Long’s Salamanders for reporter Dan Cassuto, for some school kids, and for KING 5’s viewers, and teaching about them!  (Aired on the local news … Continue reading

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“Learn the Mosses our Wildflowers Thrive in” Program Adds New Stewardship Element to “Stewardship Adventures”

For all of the years I have been doing “Stewardship Adventures”, I had never made any of my “adventures” as much about “stewardship” as I really wanted, but now with my “Learn the Mosses our Wildflowers Thrive in as We … Continue reading

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See my article: Return of the Phantom Orchid (to Lincoln Park)

See my new article: Return of the Phantom Orchid on the Friends of Lincoln Park blog.

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Artificial Insemination of our Phantom Orchids Attempted

The following is part of a continued saga of a planned and attempted artificial insemination of the Cephananthera austiniae – Phantom Orchids in and around Lincoln Park, West Seattle, here goes the detailed continuation: For those who might want their … Continue reading

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A highly skilled naturalist / teacher for your group or yourself

Let Stewart share his incredible passion for, and possibly unsurpassed knowledge of, the whole Puget Trough lowland plant-animal-fungus community with you and your group!

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A Dramatic Start to Spring in Lincoln Park!

With the first striking group of Trilliums up by March 9th, some birds now nesting, and early migrants now arriving, and butterflies and other bugs are now winging. Spring is now in full swing! You can learn their special spots, … Continue reading

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My First Butterfly for 2014 – Milbert’s Tortoiseshell

On Friday, February 28th I saw my first butterfly of 2014 , in Lincoln Park, in the early afternoon of an incredibly beautiful, sunny, short sleeve day. The Milbert’s Tortoiseshell is one of the butterflies in the Nymphalini Tribe of the Nymphalid Family … Continue reading

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The Ravens are back at Lincoln Park in West Seattle for maybe the fifth year!

While they have always been common in the mountains, and beyond the urban and suburbanized areas, prior to maybe 2004, when one or two Ravens started showing up in Seward Park, in my decades of observation, I never knew of … Continue reading

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See the Salamanders in the UW Daily photo gallery of the walk I led for their biology class!

Link to the photo gallery done for the UW daily on the “Salamander Love Night” program I gave for Adam Leache’s Biology 180 class: http://dailyuw.com/photos/galleries/2012/feb/16/breaking-down-biology/ and Professor Adam Leache’s write-up in his Leache Lab evolutionary Herpetology web-site: http://faculty.washington.edu/leache/wordpress/2012/02/breaking-down-biology-at-the-daily/

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Seattle Times article – I worked with reporter on about our Salamanders

Check out this great article that I have been working on with Lynda Mapes, the Seattle Times nature beat reporter.  It is on the 4 salamander species at Camp Long, West Seattle, 2 of which that breed in the pond on … Continue reading

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