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Backyard-birds bestseller

My favorite bug scientist, Doug Tallamy, outlines his vision for a grassroots approach to conservation in his new book Nature’s Best...

We can make a difference

The July issue of Audubon magazine features a real eye-opener: ‘Food Network’ makes an even stronger case for bird-friendly yards, which...

It's great outdoors

A pergola and lush plantings warmed up this backyard. Even a small yard can extend one's living space and enjoyment of the seasons — by...

Love the ones you're with

What's the big deal with native plants? I confess that I once thought natives were boring and rangy-looking, then I followed Van Bobbitt...

Rufous hummingbird

Have you seen one? They are slightly smaller than Anna's hummingbird, who stays around all year in the Northwest. Instead of intense...