Watch elk and bighorn sheep dine in southcentral Washington

Featured image: A buck elk munches on freshly delivered alfalfa hay at the Oak Creek Wildlife Area. (photo by Cheryl Landes) Some winters, as many as 5,000 Rocky Mountain elk head for the Oak Creek Wildlife Area near Naches to take advantage of a welfare program—free alfalfa hay from the Washington Department of Fish and … Continue reading Watch elk and bighorn sheep dine in southcentral Washington

Five places to experience Seattle’s wild side

Featured image: West Point Lighthouse at Discovery Park (photo by Cheryl Landes) Unlike many major urban areas, Seattle hasn’t lost touch with its wild side. Hundreds of species of wildlife—from bald eagles to killer whales to chum salmon—thrive inside the city limits. Here are five places to see them. Camp Long A half-mile nature loop … Continue reading Five places to experience Seattle’s wild side