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Andrew Moore, Cooper Elementary School, East Side, 2008, digital chromogenic print scanned from film negative, 62 x 78 in., Collection of Fred and Laura Ruth Bidwell. Credit: Andrew Moore

Nature: Driving Revitalization in the Motor City and Beyond

3/1/2013 // By Kara Reeve

  During the roaring 20’s, Detroit glittered as a global center of automobile manufacturing. With a population that soared from 285,000 in 1900 to 1.6 million by 1930, it was the fourth largest city in the United States. As more […] Read more >

Northern gannets

Photo of the Day: Northern Gannets

2/27/2013 // By Rachel Faulkner

Photo by Jamie MacArthur See more of Jamie MacArthur’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with our Flickr group […] Read more >

Snowy owl

Photo of the Day: Yawning Snowy Owl

2/25/2013 // By Rachel Faulkner

Photo by Moments in Nature by Joshua Clark See more of Joshua Clark’s on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with […] Read more >

Western Snowy Plovers

Cuts to State Parks Threaten Washington’s Plovers

2/25/2013 // By Robyn Carmichael

For the last 100 years, Washington’s 116 state parks have provided invaluable natural, cultural and historical resources for visitors and crucial habitat for a diversity of wildlife, including one of our state’s most at-risk species—the western snowy plover. Historically, western […] Read more >

Golden-crowned kinglet

Photo of the Day: Golden-crowned Kinglet Face Off

2/22/2013 // By Rachel Faulkner

Photo by Larry Keller See more of Larry Keller’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with our Flickr group […] Read more >

Great horned owlet

Photo of the Day: Great Horned Owlet

2/20/2013 // By Rachel Faulkner

Photo by Wildlifeshoots See more of Wildlifeshoots’ photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with our Flickr group and tag […] Read more >

Otter Creek

Montana’s Otter Creek Valley and Its Wildlife Need Your Help

2/15/2013 // By Alexis Bonogofsky

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is accepting comments from the public on the proposed Otter Creek coal mine in southeastern Montana. Arch Coal, the second largest coal company in the nation, wants to strip mine the valley for […] Read more >

Delight in Bird Sightings with Your Child. The Great Backyard Bird Count is this Weekend.

2/13/2013 // By Christina Batcheler

This weekend is the Great Backyard Bird Count, and I plan to introduce my 4-year-old to this event that engages bird watchers of all ages to create a real-time snapshot of where the birds are. It will be easy and […] Read more >

An Altamira oriole swoops in behind a green jay

Photo of the Day: Green Jay Photobombed by Altamira Oriole

2/12/2013 // By Rachel Faulkner

Photo by Kenny Salazar See more of Kenny Salazar’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with our Flickr group […] Read more >

Roseate spoonbill

Photo of the Day: Quick Snack for a Roseate Spoonbill

2/11/2013 // By Rachel Faulkner

Photo by Nicholas McCollum See more of Nicholas McCollum’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the next Photo of the Day! Share your images with our Flickr group […] Read more >