On Wednesday, October 18, we are very pleased to host a visiting seminar with Kate Troll, “Ten Points of Hope for Progress on Climate Change,” from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Forest Club Room! Kate is a long-time Alaskan … Continue reading →
This October, we are very pleased that local photographer John Tylczak will be hosting his fourth photography exhibition in the Forest Club Room! John grew up in Shelton, Wash., where four generations of his family have lived since 1885 (his … Continue reading →
The Wilderness Inner-city Leadership Development (WILD) Youth Program fosters environmental and civically engaged leadership among youth of color, ages 14-19. WILD develops leadership through outdoor service learning field trips, academic support, community projects with a social and environmental justice focus, and intergenerational programs with community […]
Local Roots’ mission is to improve global health by building a better food system. We design, build, deploy, and operate cutting-edge indoor farming projects. Our controlled environment farms yield the highest quality, locally-grown produce using breakthrough technologies that allow us to grow with 99% less water, pesticide and herbicide free, and with perfe […]
The Arboretum is one of the best places in Seattle to enjoy fall color and beautiful foliage. We have more deciduous tree species than any other setting in the northwest…all framed by the majestic conifers that characterize our region of the country.
When it comes to outstanding summer flowering shrubs for PNW gardens, one should not overlook the genus Clethra. Clethra is a genus of about 75 species, mostly native to south and east Asia and the Americas. It is one of two genera in the Clethraceae, which is closely related to the Ericaceae (Heather family). They prefer lime-free soil and produce white, […]
Meeting in a historic crossroads of native communities and settlers, The Wildlife Society opened its Annual Conference on Sunday with a crucial conversation on culture and conservation. “It was instilled within me at a very early age, a deep respect for mother Earth,” said Arthur “Butch” Blazer, retired Agriculture Department deputy undersecretary for natura […]
Everyone is born into and develops some sort of culture. Since science requires objectivity, this can cause some challenges. This was the topic of Dale McCullough’s Aldo Leopold Keynote Address: “Where Science Meets Culture: How Belief Systems Influence Wildlife Policy and Management.” McCullough, last year’s winner of the Aldo Leopold Memorial Award, is a p […]