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Home to Almost 30 Species of Bees The Pacific Northwest is dependent upon this insect population to maintain its flourishing natural environment. In Washington, it is the honeybee and bumblebee that are most essential for the pollination process. The diverse concentration of geological beauty which exists in Richland...

Our clear autumn evenings in Eastern Washington present a great opportunity to enjoy views of the moon, stars, and planets. Light pollution is reduced if you’re willing to drive a little bit away from town, but even in our urban yards we can see some amazing...

It’s possible you missed the first arrival of fall Chinook salmon in the Hanford Reach The occasion occurred in early April and May when millions of tiny fry emerged from a winter spent developing as embryos in nests made of river gravel. Those small salmon spent...

Since opening in 2014, the REACH has become a dedicated institution promoting education for all ages. Exhibits, educational programs, and seasonal tours bring stories of the region to life. Gallery I highlights the Hanford Reach National Monument with an emphasis on the Ice Age floods that...

Eastern Washington - there are few places in the Pacific Northwest, or within the US for that matter, where such a wide variety of geologic features are concentrated into a small area for all to see and explore. Take the image below of the White...

Periodically a rather motley crew assembles in Coyote Canyon near Kennewick, Washington   A few are computer engineers, two are social studies teachers and one is a paleoecologist. One is an Episcopalian priest, one is a geologist and one is a voice actor. One is an Architect, one...