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Wildlife training course at Basecamp

Wildlife training course at Basecamp

Citizen volunteers can help prevent poaching and protect wildlife through a free Citizen Wildlife Training course that will be offered Sunday (June 22), 3 – 5 p.m., at North Cascades Basecamp in Mazama. Presented by Eyes in the Woods, the two-hour class teaches how to identify, document and report poaching and other abuses of natural resources through...
Be part of ‘Eyes in the Woods’

Be part of ‘Eyes in the Woods’

Citizens who want to learn how to protect wildlife and natural resources are invited to attend a free “Eyes in the Woods” training session on June 13, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Environmental Learning Center at TwispWorks. The goal of the Eyes in the Woods program is to create a network of trained citizen volunteers...
Big day for bird counting

Big day for bird counting

Photo by Sue Misao   The Methow Naturalist held its 18th annual Migratory Bird Count last Sunday (May 19). Twelve people combed the valley, identifying birds by sight and by sound. The spotters saw or heard 103 species, with more than 800 total birds encountered. Pied Billed Grebe 3 Double-crested Cormorant 15 Canada Goose 10...

Living among predators

June 17, 2009 By Joyce Campbell Black bears, cougars coyotes and gray wolves, though seldom seen, are our neighbors in the Methow Valley and however unlikely, surprise encounters with these large predators could potentially present dangers to people. “Try to avoid sudden encounters,” said Dennis Ryan, Okanogan County Field Coordinator for the North Cascades Grizzly...