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The Carbon River Temperate Rain Forest

Welcome to the Carbon River Temperate Rain Forest, located on the west side of Mount Rainier National Park, Washington. What makes this Pacific Northwest rain forest different is that it is an inland rain forest, something one does not get … Continue reading

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Forest Zen

Images property of Peggy A Thompson

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Autumn Impressions

Weather patterns are quickly changing, here in the Pacific Northwest, heralding in our typical, rainy pattern for months to come. There has only been a day here, a day there, for getting out for nature walks, and so I have … Continue reading

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The Leaves are Falling Down

Prime, autumn leaf color has come and gone. There are still some leaves hanging on the trees, but many species have already dropped theirs, although in some areas where sunlight is sparse, color changes are still happening. I fear this … Continue reading

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Autumn Leaves and Gnarly Branches

Late October is this year’s best time to view autumn’s peak performance in the color department in my area. Some foliage has already dropped their leaves, leaving branches bare, while others have not quite fully morphed into their deepest autumn … Continue reading

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