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"White Birds of Winter" at the Northwest Stream Center

Snow geese have arrived in the Northwest.

The White Birds of Winter are here! Thousands of Trumpeter and Tundra Swans and Snow Geese have migrated from Alaska and Canada to feed in the farm fields of Washington.

On Thursday, January 29th at 7pm, the Trumpeter Swan Society’s Martha Jordan will be presenting a lecture and a spectacular slide show about these magnificent birds at the Adopt A Stream Foundation’s Northwest Steam Center in McCollum Park.

Left Coast/Right Coast: What’s this about the Seahawks? Bah Humbug!

As I was driving around south Snohomish County yesterday, I noticed an inordinate number of “12th Man” flags attached to just about every car. It got me to thinking about growing up in Brooklyn when the Dodgers were still there, or spending 30 years in the Boston area and watching the Red Sox lose year after year after year.

As I was driving around south Snohomish County today, I noticed an inordinate number of “12th Man” flags attached to just about every car. It got me to thinking about growing up in Brooklyn when the Dodgers were still there, or spending 30 years in the Boston area and watching the Red Sox lose year after year after year.

The bare facts about bare root, by the Whistling Gardener

Bare root plants have many advantages. For starters, they are less expensive than container grown plants. You can typically save 20-40% off the potted price on shrubs and trees.

One of the early arrivals at the Garden Center is bare root plants. These can be shrubs, roses, trees, berries and assorted perennials including vegetables.

Bare root plants have many advantages. For starters, they are less expensive than container grown plants. You can typically save 20-40% off the potted price on shrubs and trees.

"Winged Migration" at the Northwest Stream Center

The film Winged Migration was made by five film crews following a rich variety of bird migrations through 40 countries and each of the seven continents.

Still have some post-holiday credit card blues? The Adopt A Stream Foundation and Snohomish County Parks are teaming up to offer you some relief.

On Thursday, January 22nd, at 7 pm you can attend a FREE showing of the wonderful film: "Winged Migration" at the Adopt A Stream Foundation’s Northwest Stream Center Auditorium in Snohomish County’s McCollum Park.

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