Topic: Wildlife

Bufflehead on the Wing

Written on December 24, 2021 at 5:31 am, by

John Miller is back again with anoth­er beau­ti­ful pho­to to share, and again cap­tured at Dream Lake (Lakedale). This time it’s a Buf­fle­head on the wing. Thanks for shar­ing John!

A Second Court Rejects Cooke Aquaculture’s Challenge Over Termination of Port Angeles Net Pen Lease

Written on December 21, 2021 at 9:42 am, by

The fol­low­ing sto­ry comes to you from Wild Fish Con­ser­van­cy… In anoth­er legal defeat for Cooke Aqua­cul­ture, a sec­ond Wash­ing­ton state court has reject­ed efforts by the seafood giant to sue Wash­ing­ton state over the ter­mi­na­tion of the company’s lease for their Port Ange­les net pen oper­a­tion. On Tues­day, the Court of Appeals issued an  Con­tin­ue Reading

Swan on Dream Lake

Written on December 20, 2021 at 10:03 am, by

Local pho­tog­ra­ph­er John Miller shares this image he cap­tured Sat­ur­day of a swan on Dream Lake (Lakedale). Thanks for shar­ing John!

A Tiny Owl…Big Character

Written on December 18, 2021 at 6:07 am, by

The fol­low­ing is from Wolf Hol­low’s Decem­ber edi­tion of Hol­low Hap­pen­ings… Many of the injured owls we treat are rel­a­tive­ly large. How­ev­er, last month we cared for a tiny owl; a North­ern Saw-whet Owl that was only ~6” tall and weighed just 90 grams. This lit­tle owl had been hit by a car near La  Con­tin­ue Reading

Freezer Burned: Tales of Interior Alaska

Written on December 18, 2021 at 5:22 am, by

Freez­er Burned is an ongo­ing series on the San Juan Update, writ­ten by Steve Ulvi… (Authors note: this fic­tion­al tale of Alas­ka bush life adven­ture, grief and redemp­tion, cir­ca the 1980s, will be con­tin­ued found­ed upon two pre­vi­ous sto­ries.  See Freez­er Burned: “No Mat­ter What” and “The Con­fines of Heav­en” for char­ac­ter back­ground.) The Con­fines of  Con­tin­ue Reading

Wildlife Tip from Wolf Hollow

Written on December 8, 2021 at 9:03 am, by

If you would pre­fer not to have an otter fam­i­ly under your house or a rac­coon fam­i­ly in your attic this spring, now is a good time to do some pre­ven­tive main­te­nance. Look around the out­side of your house. Are there holes beneath the skirt­ing or loose cov­ers on vents that would allow crit­ters easy  Con­tin­ue Reading

Curious Minds

Written on December 7, 2021 at 5:46 am, by

This arti­cle writ­ten by Dominic Siv­i­t­il­li… The lab was buzzing with excite­ment when I arrived. A few weeks into the sum­mer term, the water tables of Lab 3 were teem­ing with inver­te­brate life. All vari­eties of mor­phol­o­gy and behav­ior were on dis­play for our class to study. But some­thing was dif­fer­ent today: the lab had  Con­tin­ue Reading

Focusing on Their Future

Written on November 24, 2021 at 12:42 pm, by

This is from the Cen­ter for Whale Research… Please help us raise $74,000 by year’s end! The $74,000 rep­re­sents one thou­sand dol­lars for each of the sev­en­­ty-four (74) whales in the South­ern Res­i­dent orca com­mu­ni­ty. We all remem­ber J35. In 2018, the whole world watched J35 car­ry her deceased baby for 17 days and 1,000  Con­tin­ue Reading