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It looks harmless enough; that bold yellow-when-in-bloom shrub often seen along roadways does have a somewhat aesthetically pleasing look to it. At least from a distance. or two avid recreationists — Harold Mead and Maggie Sullivan — their battle against Scotch broom is personal and they have gone to extreme lengths to eradicate what Washington state lists as a Class B noxious weed. The battle to sweep away the ‘broom’
Michael Beakes filleted an exotic fish Thursday, not to serve for supper, but to serve science. The snakehead, with its eel-like body and piranha teeth, would make an unappetizing dish for many. Beakes is one of two Simon Fraser University researchers tasked with dissecting the predator caught in Burnaby's Central Park pond last week. Burnaby snakehead sliced open for science
The Anderson Cove waterfront could be named after one of the city's most notable civil rights heroines. The Bremerton City Council will vote Wednesday on whether to name a waterside parcel at 19th Street and Taft Avenue the Lillian A. Walker Park. There is some work to do before the site actually looks like a park. Walker's name could grace Anderson Cove's waterfront park
Following last week’s report about May salmon releases involving 560 students visiting Fauntleroy Creek, steward Judy Pickens has news that a record number of coho smolts (“teenagers”) have been counted as they headed for saltwater. West Seattle salmon: Fauntleroy’s record outbound coho
Australia has created the world's largest network of marine reserves and will restrict fishing as well as oil and gas exploration in a major step to safeguard the environment and access to food. With the expansion announced Thursday, Australia will protect 3.1 million square kilometers (1.2 million square miles) of ocean. The reserves will encompass a third of the island continent's territorial waters, which sustain more than 4,000 species of fish. Australia creates largest area of marine reserves
Now, your weekend tug weather--
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA- 245 AM PDT FRI JUN 15 2012
E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
W WIND 10 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT AT 17 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY... THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
E WIND 10 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W SWELL 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS. RAIN.
W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.
W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.
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