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2015 Conference News: We Need Items for the Silent Auction

SILENT AUCTION WBA’s 2015 Annual Conference will feature a Silent Auction on Saturday evening.  Last year we raised several hundred dollars for WBA, and we had a lot of fun. WBA needs your help to repeat last year’s success.  The … Continue reading

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June 22 – Scarabs Monthly Meeting: Beauty with Benefits, by Dr. David James

Burke Museum UW, 17th Ave NE and NE 45th St, Seattle, WA 7:00 pm June 22 Scarabs meet in the Burke Museum classroom, in the rear of the museum building, NW corner of the University of Washington Campus in Seattle; … Continue reading

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Butterflies of the Sinlahekin Wildlife Area by Caitlin LaBar

Caitlin LaBar, a semi-professional Lepidopterist in Washington and an expert on the butterflies of the Sinlahekin Wildlife Area north of Omak, has created a quick-reference field guide to the 123 butterfly species recorded in Okanogan County.  This 20-page guide contains … Continue reading

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Vanessa cardui – Painted Lady sighted in West Seattle by Stewart Wechsler

Reported on NorWest Leps discussion group: At 1:40 pm at ~58 degrees F and calm, here in West Seattle (flying along aresidential street) I finally had my first slow and CONFIRMED Vanessa cardui – Painted Lady, still flying north, but skipping, … Continue reading

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Orion Magazine Has Published Bill Yake’s Blues Poem

Bill Yake: Day of celebration! The “Struggling to Distinguish… ” poem just went live in the latest issue of Orion Magazine. Having work in Orion has been a long-term (20 year?) goal.  

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