February is here and with it, this year, is warm weather. Close to seventy degrees Fahrenheit last weekend; wildflowers are blooming, insects are out, but the most spectacular event is the arrival of the Snow Geese from southern California near the Salton Sea. These beautiful white native geese winter in northern Mexico and southern California;…

Here in Walla Walla County each new season brings with it unique and amazing beauty. This, the shortest season of the year, is no different. Life is energetic and diverse in this most wonderful county in southeastern Washington. Winter life is present in many thousands of waterfowl such as Common Mergansers, Northern Pintail Duck, Canvasback…

By Kirsten Telander The first time my husband and I visited Walla Walla it was a warm day in October; a welcome change from the damp chill of Puget Sound. Now every fall we reminisce about that indelible first visit which left us pleasantly surprised… and actively relocating. We were delighted to discover the pumpkin…

By J. Andrew Rodriguez Cycling in Walla Walla leaves you breathless. Not because you’re going up the occasional winding hill, flanked on either side by wheat fields in their emerald youth. Nor because you are screaming down another hill overlooking acres of vineyards or apple orchards. It’s that the Walla Walla Valley just feels like…

October is a very special month in Walla Walla County for many reasons. In the natural world this is the month when days get shorter and the air has a lively nip to it. This is a transition month when many wild plants slip into dormancy, when the last of the migrant song birds depart…

Walla Walla County is one of the very best Birding Counties in Eastern Washington. Birding Walla Walla County is an avocation, a lifestyle, a pursuit, a science, an art and a verb. Birding is also a comfortable educational hobby for many millions of folks across the United States. To date, In Walla Walla County, 337…