December 29, 2019

We've all been there - we are out enjoying a local park or wilderness trail when we come across someone else's trash. It could have been left a day or a decade ago; either way, it will stay there until someone picks it up.

The Shelton View Forest Stewardship...

December 26, 2018

LEFT: Bothell resident Stacy Stone, 45, competes in Spartan competition at Nationals held in Dallas, Texas, October 27 & 28.  He finished 4th in his division, running all three obstacle courses in 9 hours, 41 seconds. 

Stacy Stone has been seen training i...

January 1, 2018

A living stump? They are rare, but our forest has one!

You've perhaps heard the expression, 'Truth is stranger than fiction?' Our beloved forest has an unusual phenomenon called "a living stump." It is neither dead or decaying since being cut or broken years earlier....

August 8, 2017

Ever gone for a summer hike and spent almost the whole time getting smacked in the face or legs by over-reaching plants and spider webs? 

You're not the only one. 

Springtime growth often means more maintenance is required in the summer to keep trails clear. Sword Ferns...

July 11, 2017

Owl encounter

By Hillary Sanders

Yellow eyes wide, 

Not fearful, but more curious

As crows caw above and

A camera clicks below.

He has little peace during the day, but

At night he preys

In the dark tranquility of the forest.


Silent, and

Oh so skilled.

His hoot and anothe...

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