Every November, thousands of these birds migrate to Skagit Valley from Alaska and Siberia They feed on the fields and float in the bay until Spring.
In 2009, this mighty oak was plagued with fungus and rotting branches. A group of concerned seniors rallied to save it and today it stands as you see it here. A vibrant example of the renewal of nature and the power of caring. La Conner school grounds. Washington.
80,00 acres of color, contrast, texture, drama and harmony. A bountiful land indeed.
Skagit River is the largest and most biologically important river draining into the Puget Sound. Starting in Canada, the river and its tributaries drain an area of 1.7 Million acres. It supports one of the largest bald eagle populations in the US, every native species of salmon, two species of trout and thousands of snow geese and trumpeter…
Cap Sante Marina below and the San Juans and Mt. Baker to the east.
Sunset views of the San Juans from Fidalgo Head in Washington Park – 15 minutes from downtown Anacortes. Stunning landmark madrone tree. Sacred energy at this place .
Padilla Bay is one of 15 national marine estuaries and provides 11,000 acres of research. The park offers campsites, cabins and beach access.