maria dolan

As an author who writes books about science and nature, West Seattleite Lyanda Haupt relies on sharp binoculars, a clean hand lens and a pair of sturdy walking shoes. A less likely tool? Her backyard fire pit. “I love it!” she says.

It wasn’t a native tree. It wasn’t what most would call pretty. And it was so big it dwarfed the little cottage it had grown beside for the past 60 or more years.

In the April issue I reported on the vertical gardening trend currently climbing Seattle walls.

The Seattle Times reports today on ocean acidification research taking Puget Sound, a topic that our very own