Coldwater Lake
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A Regenerating Dip in Coldwater Lake

Three years after bacteria and microorganisms naturally colonized the lake and fed on organic matter, Coldwater Lake was as clear as it is today.

Dusty_Lakes
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A Night at Dusty Lake

I’m not sure who was more surprised as we pulled past the group of field hands taking a coffee break, them or us

North Cove
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A Visit to North Cove

This bit of coast has the dubious recognition of losing the most landmass in our hemisphere than any other place.

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Returning to La Push for Surveys

After having been closed to the public for over a year due to Covid-19 La Push re-opens. I wondered how much had changed during our absence.

Bear Canyon
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Hit and Run at Bear Canyon

Rugged men in tin hats and hickory shirts. Women…well were sparse – this was bachelor territory where young men came to make money cutting timber.

walupt creek falls
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Searching for Walupt Creek Falls

The morning was sunny and cool as we turned off the main highway onto the washboard dirt road that leads up to Walupt Creek Falls.

Escape Heat
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Record Heat and Nowhere to Run

With record heat searing the Pacific Northwest, over 100 juvenile Caspian Terns fled overheated rooftop nests and fell to their deaths on the pavement below.

Ancient Petroglyphs
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Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park

Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park contains the remains of one of the most unusual fossil forests in the world.

Ancient Lakes
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Wandering Through Ancient Lakes

Ancient Lakes is a cluster of three small lakes nestled at the head of Potholes Coulee; a flat bottomed, cliff ringed valley.