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.
A fence around state-owned property on Lake Union implies that the city has been paying for exclusive access. It hasn't.
Not even a pandemic can stop scientists' multiyear quest to move invasive Olympic mountain goats by helicopter to their native Cascades.
The father of national parks profoundly influenced my country, my city, and me.
The rugged cliffs, grasslands and forests abutting Washington's longest wild river are now protected havens for salmon, goats and bears.
Melissa Utomo talks about racist routes, inclusive app design and how the outdoor industry fails people of color.
Federal officials say lifting a 25-year-old ban on logging old-growth trees will help manage megafires. But conservation groups think it could damage habitat.
Last week, the Trump administration halted a three-decade push to restore grizzly bears to the North Cascades. But advocates say there's still hope.
Marcus Henderson’s edible act of resistance began with a single basil sprout. Now he wants to feed a revolution and redefine public space.