Posts Tagged ‘washington state’

Beauty In The Mid-Columbia

Horse Heaven Hills

Beautiful scenery abounds year round in Tri-Cities Mid-Columbia region of Eastern Washington state. I feel very fortunate to live in the Northwest. Drama in the sky, orchards and vineyards, three rivers converging, treeless mountains, shrub steppe, wildlife and the refuges they live in are just a few of the perks, if you appreciate nature’s beauty. […]


Wallula Gap Hike

Glacial Fields & Shrub-Steppe

A slideshow of photographs from a 6 mile hike yesterday by the Columbia Basin Chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society. We walked the animal trails over glacial fields and shrub-steppe – up, up and up some more to be rewarded with a beautiful vista view of the Columbia river and Wallula Gap below. You’ll […]


Native Plant Appreciation Week

Native Plant Hike - Wallula Gap

A friend an I joined up with a local group of hikers to take in wildflowers and native grasses among shrub steppe and vistas created by the Ice Age Floods above Wallula Gap. A flock of pelicans flew over every once in a while, as if to check on our progress up the ridges. I’ve […]


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