Election Day for Honey Bees

The dandelions are out in full force in our area and the honey bees are happily visiting them. Please think twice about spraying your dandelions when you could be helping out the bees by letting your dande... Read More...

Sun Lakes Dry Falls Loop

Sun Lakes - Dry Falls Loop Hike by Fred Stanley In early January minimal snow cover offered excellent hiking east of the Columbia.  On bare, dry ground, Lori Contratto, Fred Dunham, and I explored a portion... Read More...

Jumpen Jack Fox

Jumpen Jack Fox This video was circulating several years ago. Even if you saw it then, it’s worth rewatching. And if this is the first time around for you, enjoy. Interesting and amazing. ... Read More...

Wildlife Viewing at Crescent Bar

Wildlife Viewing at Crescent Bar By Jaana Hatton The Crescent Bar Recreation area is mostly considered to be a watersports and golfing spot. However, there is another aspect to it: wildlife viewing. While mos... Read More...

Spider Meadows

by Sarah Shaffer The view from the base of the meadows looking up toward Spider Gap. Picture by Sarah Shaffer. The fun fluff balls of the sub-alpine. Picture by Sarah Shaffer. Spider Meadows had be... Read More...

The Twirling Skunk

by Sarah Shaffer This spring, I had a very funny experience while mountain biking in our local foothills. I wrote a story about this experience which our organization shared with The Good Life magazine. Click ... Read More...