Nancy Sefton

<em>A walk in the forest can heal the mind. </em>
                                Photo courtesy Nancy Sefton

Feeling blue? Try a little green instead

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(left) During the “alevin” stage, young salmon still carry their yolk sac. (right) A Kitsap 4th grader releases her tiny salmon into Clear Creek. Photos by Nancy Sefton

Salmon in the classroom

Classrooms across Kitsap County are learning about salmon in a hands-on way

 

Photo by Janine Schutt: A female rufus hummingbird visits a red-flowering currant.

It’s for the birds

Now, if you feel gardening is as appealing as reading “Dante’s Inferno,” read no further. But if you’re ok with getting your hands dirty and… Continue reading

 

The gill-cover of this rockfish, endemic to our waters, is tightly closed while the gills themselves efficiently extract oxygen from the water. (Nancy Sefton art/Randy Harwood photo)

Oh, those glorious gills! | Kitsap, Naturally

I caught my first fish when I was 12, sitting in a small boat with my grandpa on a lake in eastern Washington. Something took… Continue reading

The gill-cover of this rockfish, endemic to our waters, is tightly closed while the gills themselves efficiently extract oxygen from the water. (Nancy Sefton art/Randy Harwood photo)

Seeing nature through the eyes of children | Kitsap, Naturally

There’s no place like Kitsap County to discover nature.

Our Icy Past: | Kitsap Naturally

Imagine not having to wait in ferry lines to cross Puget Sound. About 17,000 years ago, we could have simply walked across it (assuming we… Continue reading