VITAL SIGNS Common name: Swainson’s Thrush Latin name: Catharus ustulatus Range: Breeding grounds span the Southern half of Canada and migrate throughout the United States. Lifespan: 2-10 years Size: Length ranges from 16-19 cm, and wingspan ranges from 29-31 cm. Population estimate: Estimated population of over 50,000,000 breeding individuals in Canada1. THE FACTS The Swainson’s […]
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If you blended the colors of an American Goldfinch, Raven and a Cardinal, you may just come up with a Western Tanager: an eye-catching songbird that spans most of North America.
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Partners are working together in South Tacoma for an ongoing ‘greening’
effort which means more trees will be planted with the intention of
improving community well-being and monitoring the impact on people and the
Preliminary data from the Ellsworth Creek Wildlife Project tests
assumptions of forest thinning restoration practices.
The City of Tacoma, Tacoma Tree Foundation, The Nature Conservancy, and
researchers at the University of Washington, are engaging community members
in South Tacoma to support urban tree planting and better understand the
impact trees have on human well-being.