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Triple Wren Farms Cut-Flower Farm and Florist

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photography by Katheryn Moran Among Washington’s bounty, flowers may sometimes be forgotten. Not so at Triple Wren Farms just north of Bellingham. Owners Steve and Sarah Pabody truly fell into flower farming after a friend asked them to look after his apple orchard. Today, they run a small cut-flower farm and florist and grow all kinds of vibrant, interesting flowers. Triple Wren also offers seasonal u-pick blueberries and a pumpkin patch. Learn more about Triple Wren Farms   In addition to growing flowers, the Pabodys do arrangements and consultations for weddings, offer an internship program and hold workshops to help teach and…

Think Washington

Innovation | Architecture | Ideas

Mapping Washington Bumble Bees

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Volunteers work to monitor the Washington bumble bees interview by Nick Engelfried For Rich Hatfield, senior conservation biologist with the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, the Pacific Northwest Bumble Bee Atlas marks the culmination of two decades of work studying wild pollinators. The project will enlist volunteers to monitor bumble bee populations across the region, gathering data for conservation projects. In early June, Hatfield led a training for volunteers in Wenatchee in partnership with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Another Washington training will take place west of the Cascades in 2019. How did you end up studying pollinators?…

Explore Washington

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Trip Planner: Leavenworth Washington

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Welcome to Leavenworth Washington’s quirky Bavarian mountain town written by Corinne Whiting | photos courtesy of Leavenworth Chamber, Icicle TV, Brian Munoz & Dzhan Wiley Craving a European fix (with a twist) in the Pacific Northwest? Leave your passport at home and journey to Leavenworth, Washington where a version of Bavaria bustles with quirky charm in a stunning mountain setting. From Seattle, travel two and a half hours east over the pass to this popular destination—one whose draws extend far beyond bratwursts and beer. Outdoor enthusiasts ock to this region for the endless recreation options that range from fishing and…

Washington Trip Planner


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