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Skagit Birding Trip Summary!

When the five YNS ‘revival’ (not founding!) members sat down last year to discuss what expeditions the YNS could undertake, we were all very excited about our Skagit birding trip.  The Skagit floodplain is an area known amongst birders because many Arctic bird species over-winter here. The fallow grain fields leave not only a decent […]

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UPDATED (11/06/13): Whale Watching Trip Summary: Orca Superpod!

Update! (06 November 2013): YNS member, Alice Popejoy, has shared a video from the whale watching trip which you can now view here. Thank you, Alice! Last Sunday (20 October 2013) the Young Naturalists’ Society took a trip to the San Juan Islands for a whale watching expedition. We had a great group of 33 […]

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YNS Meeting next Friday (5/10), YNS field trip next Saturday (5/11)!

The Young Naturalists’ Society is pleased to announce two events happening next week! 1) The next meeting of the Young Naturalists’ Society has been scheduled for next Friday (May 10, 2013)! We will be covering basic mushroom ID, native plant ID, and an introduction to the western fence lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis). 2) The next Young […]

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Information on the BioBlitz

The University of Washington is hosting a bioblitz on May 10-11th in the Arboretum just south of campus. Come out to identify flora, fungi, and fauna with experts! Space is limited, so register through the link below. Hope to see you there! http://depts.washington.edu/uwbg/news/2013/04/09/uwbg-bioblitz-2013-at-the-washington-park-arboretum/