Month: July 2015

A Day in the Life…Part 30

It’s always nice to be greeted by a friendly face first thing in the morning. It had been a good year for the Eastern Cottontail rabbits at Wahkeena. The bunny below and his siblings are seen frequently around the nature center. The Hickory Tussock…

A Day in the Life…Part 29

Things have been hopping around the preserve this week. We have been busy with visitors and catching up on outside projects since the rain has held off. The Green frog above is enjoying a sunny basking moment. One of those outside tasks was the…

A Day in the Life… Part 28

The native rhododendron is finally done blooming for another year, but the rains keep falling. I am thinking about shifting my priorities and starting construction on an ark in Lake Odonata! Despite the wet weather, life goes on. This little fellow below is none…

A Day in the Life…Part 27

Happy Independence Day everyone. Been another week of rain, rain, rain. But today was a beautiful Saturday to be out and about and a busy day here at Wahkeena. So busy that a post started at 9 AM is finally being written at 6…

Rhododendron Update… Part 2

If you thought you missed it… You haven’t! The Rhododendron (Rhododendron maximum) is in its finest peak bloom right now. We are expecting it to last through this weekend and into next week.  We think that this is one of the best blooming years…