Imagine driving down a highway in a rural area with a group of other people. With every mile you pass… Read more The Green Curtain: What is Plant Blindness?
I’ve spent years battling invasive species, particularly plants, with the goal of habitat restoration. It’s an imperfect process, of course.… Read more Invasive Species and Climate Change
Spring foraging season is here, and plenty of us are putting on our hiking boots and grabbing our bags and… Read more How to Forage Safely
Happy Spring, everyone! It’s truly my favorite time of the year, as the days lengthen, the plants start to green… Read more Foraging For Spring Greens
Think back to biology classes you’ve taken and you very likely heard the terms carnivore (animal that eats meat), herbivore… Read more What Are Detritivores and Why Are They Awesome?
As winter begins to give way to spring here on the southwest Washington coast, I’ve started to see signs of… Read more Hold That Salt! Native vs. Invasive Slugs and Snails
Last week I wrote about why it’s important to preserve all sorts of ecosystems, not just forests. Today I want… Read more The Hidden World of Moss Forests
Look at any list of “things you can do to save the planet/combat climate change/prevent extinction/etc.”, and you’re almost always… Read more Is Planting Trees Always the Answer?
Last week I visited my favorite trail at Willapa National Wildlife Refuge. The Cutthroat Climb (named for the cutthroat trout… Read more Nurse Stump: The Ghost of Old Growth Past
I am pleased to announce the release of my very first quarterly ebook! Winter Foraging: Forty (Or So) Wild Foods… Read more Free Winter Foraging Ebook!