Nature at the Door

Nature at the Door

With apologies for anthropomorphism. Recently my friend, Kate, told me about being awakened in the middle of the night by her yowling cats. She walked into the kitchen and looked out her glass door, expecting to see a raccoon on… Read More

The Saga of the Sea Stars

Above: VHS students help Vashon Nature Center scientists Bianca Perla and Jeff Adams survey Raab’s lagoon for sea stars last spring. For results see end of article. by: Adria Magrath A few years ago, a devastating disease swept… Read More

The lost salt marsh of Pt. Robinson

by: Adria Magrath Maury Island’s easternmost point evokes delight for the variety of habitats and natural splendor of its hillsides and beaches. It is a destination for birders, for watching our famed orca, or just taking pictures by… Read More