Johnson Bixby Supports Hooked on Nature

Johnson Bixby Supports Hooked on Nature

Hooked on Nature10th Annual Auction Dinner Fundraiser featuring our Local Celebrity Chef Salmon Bake-OffOctober 5th, 5:30 to 9:00 p.m.Warehouse ’23, Vancouver, WAPresented by Johnson Bixby  Johnson Bixby, a financial planning firmin Vancouver, WA,...
Creating family memories at Columbia Springs

Creating family memories at Columbia Springs

My family stumbled on Columbia Springs one Sunday morning years ago when our boys were very small. What caught our attention was the Vancouver Trout Hatchery, which Columbia Springs shares with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. My little sons were eager to...
Tales of the Awesome Restoration Volunteers

Tales of the Awesome Restoration Volunteers

In early 2018 several local Rotary groups contacted Columbia Springs to plan service events on site. The events were meant to fulfill an international initiative for each Rotarian to plant a tree that year. About half a dozen groups came out to the green spaces of...
Make Your Spring Cleaning Matter

Make Your Spring Cleaning Matter

 Even busy working moms think about spring cleaning this time of year. For me, when the sunshine comes in through my windows again after the long winter I realize how dirty my house is. The cleaning binge that ensues is a very important yearly ritual that ensures...
Director's Blog: Invasion of Alien Species

Director's Blog: Invasion of Alien Species

  Before I worked at an environmental education center, I had heard of invasive species but I didn’t appreciate why they were such a threat. I knew English ivy and Himalayan blackberries are the most common culprits of an invasion of alien botanical species...