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  • Happy Summer from Dr. Kimberlee Hauff

    July 30, 2019

    As a mom of a curious and thoughtful toddler, pediatrician, and new member of the Project Nature team; I wanted to take the chance to introduce myself and yell from the porch “HAPPY SUMMER!” As my introductory blog post, I wanted to write as a mom and take off my pediatrician “hat” for a bit …

  • Seven Waterfall Hikes for the PNW Family

    July 22, 2019

    Some of the best hikes in the PNW include waterfalls for an experience that include all of your senses and inspirational views. Pack up your little hiking partner(s) for a spectacular experience with our list of waterfall hikes for the entire family. Do check Washington Trails Assocation’s trip reports before heading out to check current …

  • Take a Biking Adventure Through Nature

    June 4, 2019

    Biking has always been a fun family activity loved by millions for generations. It is a great outdoor activity for all ages. Washington has often been called the hub of biking and cycling in the Pacific Northwest filled with trails for all skill levels. Regardless of where you go biking will be a fun journey …

  • The Magic of Butterflies

    May 28, 2019

    Butterflies are magical. They have amazing color, seem to float effortlessly, visit so briefly and are scarce and fragile. From your child’s first exposure to The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, to their first live butterfly sighting, they likely have been enchanted with metamorphosis and the acrobatics of butterflies. The Tropical Butterfly Garden at …

  • 20 Amazing PNW Hikes to do with Kids

    May 14, 2019

    Hiking with kids can be a wonderful adventure and an opportunity to create great learning experiences. Getting out in nature helps ground the soul and also might provide a chance for quiet conversation with your kid. Hiking provides an open space for creative play which all children (and adults) benefit from. Additionally spending time in …

  • Explore the Washington State Coast

    April 16, 2019

    The Washington Coast provides miles and miles of rugged beauty with hundreds of trails for exploration. Hop onto US Route 101 and get ready to explore all along this wild and sometimes remote coastline. Check out these destinations that offer a glimpse of all the Evergreen State’s coastline has to offer. Cape Disappointment Located at …

  • The Pacific Northwest–a Haven for Urban Wildlife

    April 5, 2019

    Seattle’s more than 400 parks, 130,000 trees and almost 86 miles of shoreline mean the city is an abundant host for wildlife–and not only the usual raccoons and squirrels. Seattle has much, much more to offer in the way of urban wildlife than most cities. It’s possible to spot transient deer lurking in greenbelts in …

  • Biking with Kids

    April 2, 2019

    In an effort to stay active and spend time outdoors, more families are taking the streets on two wheels rather than four. The benefits are multiple: spend quality time together, keep the whole family fit, and care for the environment all at once. With the right equipment and a bit of planning, cycling with kids …