Observations of Washington State Landscapes, Geology, Geography, Ecology, History and Land Use
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Trillium is an April flower and its brief appearance of large while flowers in the otherwise dark forest floor marks the change over from bare branches to the return of the western Washington jungle. The flower always just beats the leafing out of the red alder and big leaf maple.
Dan McShane is an engineering geologist with Stratum Group, a geology and environmental consulting company based in Bellingham, Washington. Dan has been reading Washington State landscapes since driving across the Horse Heaven Hills with his father and brother in 1970. Dan's wife has started painting Washington landscapes. The intent of this blog is to help all Washington travelers better understand the landscapes we see and share field observations.