Scientist’s Advice for Climate Task Force

by Ray Kamada To Whatcom Watch Readers: I’m Ray Kamada, a retired atmospheric scientist (specialties were research in air pollution, turbulence, boundary layer and mesoscale meteorology in terms of theory development, computer modeling, field studies, and data analysis, with some history as a climate change onlooker). Thus, I’ve written a [Read More...]

By |2022-03-12T12:56:36-08:00May 6, 2019|Dear Watchers|

Three Incredible Days in Atlanta

 Editor’s Note: The column is digressing this month and covering a climate conference Betsy attended on March 14, 15 and 16 in Atlanta, Georgia. by Betsy Gross “You came to learn; you will leave to serve.” With these words, the March 2019 Atlanta Climate Reality Leadership Corps Conference opened. My [Read More...]

By |2022-03-12T13:01:09-08:00May 6, 2019|Climate|

More Hatchery Fish Needed

Lorraine Loomis USEPA Photo by Eric Vance. Public domain image by Lorraine Loomis The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) plans to strategically release an additional 50 million Chinook from its hatcheries this year to benefit starving southern resident orcas. Opponents of the proposal argue that we [Read More...]

By |2022-03-12T12:57:40-08:00May 6, 2019|Being Frank|

Washington Wolf Population Rose Slightly in 2018

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife said the state’s wolf population has grown slightly to a minimum of 126 wolves, with 27 packs and 15 breeding pairs. The news comes despite state wildlife managers killing several wolves at the end of 2018 and virtually wiping out two entire packs [Read More...]

By |2019-05-06T06:37:55-07:00May 6, 2019|Uncategorized|


Boris Schleinkofer, poetrywatch editor “When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man’s concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.” — John F. Kennedy Do You Enjoy poetrywatch? Want to see [Read More...]

By |2022-03-12T13:04:43-08:00May 6, 2019|poetrywatch|

Fire Season, Again

Peter HeffelfingerPhoto: Evelyn Adams by Peter Heffelfinger Earlier this year, I attended a lecture by a fire ecology professor from WWU. on the upcoming fire season in the Pacific Northwest. The talk was presented by the Friends of the Forest, the local environmental group that originally helped save [Read More...]

By |2022-03-12T13:03:48-08:00May 6, 2019|Northwest Gardening|
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