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Posted in Explore and Discover on November 30, 2017 at 6:00 am
By Nathaniel Youmans 2017 has been quite a big year for Washington’s large wildlife. The gray wolf population in the northeast part of the state continues to rebound by an annual growth rate of nearly 30%, with the two newest established packs recognized in a Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife survey conducted late last […]
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Posted in Explore and Discover on June 14, 2017 at 6:00 am
Guest Blog By Kim Brinkmann “I had no idea this place even existed!” This phrase is commonly expressed by first-time guests of the West Valley Outdoor Learning Center. The Outdoor Learning Center is tucked back in a corner on the grounds of Pasadena Park Elementary School, hidden among the towering cottonwoods, cedars, and aspens. It […]
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Posted in Explore and Discover on August 11, 2016 at 6:00 am
By Erin Dodge Whenever I see an amazing craft or find a new interest, I know I can head to the library and find tons of books and other resources—whether it’s knitting, cooking, or coding a smartphone app. So I knew I had found a kindred spirit when I heard about a young library member […]
Tags: beetles, bugs, fish, hobbies, insects, kids, life sciences, mantis, millipedes, Odyssey Program, science, science olympiad, tweens, wildlife