North Cascades
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Wild and Scenic Rivers Project

Our part in this project with start this weekend with us traveling to the North Cascades to start collecting data on the Suiattle River.

Toleak Survey
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When You Find More Mammals Then Birds

Sitting around the campfire afterward, uploading our data, I’m always grateful to have the opportunity to be part of such a worthy project.

Toleak Survey
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A New Twist to Our Toleak Survey

With our trailer out of commission for the time being we decided to do our Toleak Survey with a twist and camp on the beach.

Harbor Porpoise
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Harbor Porpoise Found on Toleak Beach

We’ve been surveying this section of the Washington coast for approximately two years. We do it year-round every month and in every kind of weather; wind storms, rain, and snow.

Whimbrel
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Costa Rica: Whimbrel

Compared to the other shorebirds on Jaco Beach that morning this Whimbrel seemed enormous, and yet he had the coordination of a ballerina.

Postman Butterfly
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Costa Rica: Postman Butterfly

Another one of Costa Rica’s colorful butterflies is the Postman Butterfly. We saw them on a frequent basis around our villa. It was first described by Carl Linnaeus in his 1758 10th edition of Systema Naturae.