By Kirsten Telander Ah, the affirmation of Spring in the Walla Walla Valley. The town collectively feels the promise of a new season: the wheat and alfalfa provide for miles of green, winemakers visualize bud-break and chefs anticipate the local farms’ bounty. People continue to flock to our beloved, hip little hamlet for the wine,…

Here in beautiful Walla Walla County, where islands of native vegetation still survive and wildlife roams, you have a chance to catch a glimpse of three outstandingly mesmerizing wild flowers that bloom in the middle of March and then are gone until next spring. Everything in the natural world lives by a schedule that ensures…

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…