Upcoming Nature Events
- Letting Mother Nature Do Most of the Planting, While We Help Her Recover Her Natural Beauty and Wealth
- 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!
- “Learn the Mosses our Wildflowers Thrive in” Program Adds New Stewardship Element to “Stewardship Adventures”
- See my article: Return of the Phantom Orchid (to Lincoln Park)
- Artificial Insemination of our Phantom Orchids Attempted
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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
See my new article: Return of the Phantom Orchid on the Friends of Lincoln Park blog.
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
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!
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
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
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/
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
A good sized group had a great time on the “Owl Prowl” I led last night! Thanks to a couple of staff of the West Seattle Herald who joined us, I can post a slide show of the walk: http://www.westseattleherald.com/2012/02/04/features/slideshow-owl-prowl-more-walk-park … Continue reading
Before 1946 no Barred Owls had ever been recorded west of the Rocky Mountains and then the first Barred Owl was recorded in British Columbia. By 1973 the first Barred Owls – Strix varia – had been recorded in Washington … Continue reading