Get To Know This Year’s Featured World Migratory Bird Day Species: Swainson’s Thrush

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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Growing Community Through Trees

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.