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.

Hamma Hamma - Lower Lena Creek Falls
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Hamma Hamma Since the Record Fires

Steve meets up with fellow photographer Matt White and they turn their lens toward the Hamma Hamma and see signs of last summer’s record-setting fire season.

Sun Dog
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A Cold Hike To The Top of Dog Mountain

Dog Mountain isn’t particularly high, but its location makes it very popular with the sailing community. Steve and Theresa hike up to check out the stunning views.

Goat Creek
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Exploring Cathedral Falls

Steve strikes out with a couple of colleagues to search for the massive and equally impressive Catherdal Falls in the Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument.

Fort Clatsop
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Escaping Wildfires in Fort Clatsop

It seemed the entire west coast suddenly erupted in flames. We found refuge in one of the few places free from the hazardous air conditions.