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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

Grandma and Daddy joined us recently for a trip to the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.  On the drive down, it was pouring rain, but when we got there the showers let up and we were mostly dry.  We started out looking through the Visitor Center, enjoying the displays about the estuary. They have some models…Continue Reading

Mercer Slough Nature Walk

Mercer Slough Nature Walk

We’ve been stuck inside a lot this winter, with yucky weather and yucky colds.  My kids have both been begging to go hiking, and once they were starting to feel better we took a little walk down at Mercer Slough.  We parked on the east side at the Environmental Learning Center, a newer building that…Continue Reading

State Parks Free This Weekend

State Parks Free This Weekend

Residents of Washington State will be able to visit state parks without purchasing  a Discover Pass on Sunday and Monday, March 18 and 19.  These free days are two of the days mandated by the Legislature to offer to the public.  They are in celebration of the State Park System’s Birthday. What is your favorite…Continue Reading