Horses have the ability to be and do many things, and one of the things we have found they can do is to help save our orcas.
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We are grateful for the doers. On Saturday, November 10, groups of caring citizens gathered around the Puget Sound to help create more habitat for the Chinook salmon that feed the Orcas. Learn more about this regional initiative.Read More
This week marked yet another fast and productive week at the project site. The box culvert was delivered on Tuesday, and by Friday afternoon, Barnum/Triangle Bay Road was re-opened. The road section at the stream where work occurred is currently loose gravel, so please drive slowly and use caution when driving the road.Read More
Nearly 340 people toured fine examples of how homes and businesses can combine human living and activities with wildlife habitat on Saturday, June 23rd at the annual Camano Island Backyard Wildlife Habitat Garden Tour.Read More
The 2018 Annual Plant Sale is in the record books. Nearly 50,000 plants went out the door and we could not have done it without YOU! Thanks for supporting native plants and better ground! And, volunteers, you rock our world! Thanks!Read More
Bees, bats, and butterflies, oh my! After reviewing hundreds of entries, the winners of the 2018 Native Plant Sale Pollinator Art Contest have been selected! All entries, including the winning pieces, will be on display at our Annual Native Plant Sale held this Saturday, February 10 at the Evergreen Fairgrounds in Monroe. Come out and take a look, peruse the plants for sale, visit educational booths, and vote on your favorite art piece for the People's Choice Award.Read More
This fall we offered an incentive to encourage landowners on Lake Stevens to plant native plants to protect the lake from runoff. Here's a before and after post to show just how pretty and practical doing so can be!Read More
Many people forget about fruit trees when they are planning out their yards, but they should not be overlooked. They are so simple, so rewarding, and so beautiful. They represent our most ancient connection to the bounty of nature. They are fun to work on, soothing to look at, and their personalities are all so different.Read More
Hügelkultur is a German word that means hill or mound. In agriculture and gardening, it means no-dig raised beds constructed from decaying wood debris and other compostable biomass plant materials. They hold moisture, build fertility, maximize surface volume and are great spaces for growing fruit, vegetables and herbs.
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