How will the grizzlies get here? What will their arrival mean for local ecosystems? And will I run into them while I'm camping?
Videos of Mount Rainier 'venting' sent locals into a brief tailspin on social media this week. Here's how to know when to actually worry.
The Natural Areas program is critical for preserving native biodiversity in the state, but climate change is challenging its future.
Some think the rainy season’s silver lining is a decreased risk of wildfires later in the year. That may not be the case.
Trying to understand the hidden world from beneath our feet to the tallest trees.
An emerging surveillance tool could help the state and tribal partners expand detection and make trapping efforts more effective.
It's hard to predict the likelihood of running into cougars in a neighborhood, but the chance of any interaction is low.
Keeping shellfish safe to eat will get harder without increasing repair and inspection of septic systems that can contaminate shellfish beds.
Washingtonians are all for increasing fish passages to save salmon and orcas — but when action conflicts with the ways we live, things get complicated.
The illegal killing of a female wolf spurred multiple conservation groups to put up a $15,000 reward to find the poacher.
In May, Megan Duffy will lead the state’s Recreation and Conservation Office, a small-but-mighty division that funds everything from land acquisition to salmon recovery.
In ‘Homewaters,’ author David Williams looks at how humans have shaped the natural environment of Puget Sound, often at the environment’s expense.
Seattle’s plan to give walkers and riders safer streets started with a bang. Whether it remains depends on how loudly residents fight to keep them.
A movement to use land for productive gardening will help communities support themselves during and after the pandemic.
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The state’s park system has been the ultimate outdoor refuge this year, but crowds, trash and social distancing have caused stress.
Seattle journalist Ashley Ahearn's move to the Methow Valley inspired a podcast that seeks to understand her rural neighbors through the controversial sage grouse.