Russel Barsh and Madrona Murphy

Russel Barsh and Madrona Murphy posted 2 stories to Islands' Weekly.
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Sheep Grass

Natural History: Sheep Grass

Different grasses on the San Juan Islands

  • Jun 15th, 2011 7:50pm
Sheep Grass
A beaver

Beavers begin cropping up again in San Juans

Buried in some of San Juan County’s wet woodlands are remnants of hundreds of beaver dams. Inconspicuous shallow berms of humus rich silt are all that remains of our original wetland engineers, who did not survive the establishment of fur trading posts at Fort Langley and San Juan Island in the 1820s to 1850s.

  • Oct 29th, 2008 5:06pm
A beaver