A weekly adventure that explores the natural wonders that make the Pacific Northwest such an exhilarating place to live, with local scientists and experts as your colorful tour guides. Hosted by Ted Alvarez
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Peter Rainier never set foot on this continent. Some tribal members suggest giving a more fitting name for Washington’s tallest peak.
Ted Alvarez thinks birding is boring. But with so much interest in it now, he decides to investigate.
Professor Steven Clark is on an ongoing quest to find a rare daisy that helps us understand the intricacies of evolution.
To find the mythical beast, members of the Olympic Project first analyze the evidence.
Wild mushroom foraging can be deadly. But in a region crammed with thousands of edible species, it’s fiercely beloved.
Teams throughout the region provide a critical service for outdoor adventurers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It all started in Seattle.
The big beige blur in the middle of the state may seem boring, but it is essential to the survival of grouse, orcas and people.
Few rivers define a region like the Columbia, where tribal scientists are making headway in bringing back its most important species: salmon.
Oceanographer Scott Veirs shows us how to listen for whales in Puget Sound, identify their signature sounds and maybe help save them.
During the pandemic, more people are spotting animals slinking around the neighborhood.
In 2005, Gordon Hempton made a single spot within the Hoh Rain Forest famous for its serenity. But now it’s noisier than ever.
By listening closely, scientists can tell us when to worry — but these mountain songs are more than just warning signs.