Field Notes: a Northwest nature blog
One of the reasons many of us live in the Pacific Northwest is the natural wonders that amaze us all. On this blog Seattle Times writers and photographers will share their explorations of the natural world from snowcaps to whitecaps. Write us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your own sightings, questions and wonders to share.
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First Stewards document effects of climate change in Washington
Washington tribes convened in Washington, D.C., this month for a first-of-its-kind gathering to discuss the effects of climate change told stories of loss, change and concern. Here is some video of the presentation by the Quinault Tribe, courtesy of the Spokesman-Review.
With treaty rights and a way of life particular to a single place on Earth, tribes feel the effects of climate change uniquely, tribal leaders said.
Micah McCarty, chairman of the Makah Nation, helped launch First Stewards, a native work group on Climate Change
For more on the gathering, see our story in The Seattle Times.