Start looking for Mushrooms!

Mushrooms are a common sight throughout the damp coniferous forests of the Pacific Northwest. Dr. Robert Niese, author of Backyard Science & Discovery Workbook: Pacific Northwest, tells us all about it. Most fungi, like the cap mushrooms you can buy in the grocery store, are decomposers that...

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Build a Bug House for Pet Bugs

Bugs are amazing little creatures. They provide incredible opportunities for getting outside and discovering nature. There are so many kinds to see and appreciate―even in your backyard or at a nearby park.  In his book Insects & Bugs Backyard Workbook, author Jaret C. Daniels features more than 20 simple,...

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Are you Ready for a Summer Giveaway?

We are celebrating summer with a giveaway! One lucky winner will receive a copy of Stan Tekiela’s brand-new book Bald Eagles: The Ultimate Raptors and a copy of the United States Constitution, a document printed on parchment paper antiqued through a process exclusive to the National Archives. The...

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