Category: Nature Highlight

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Sand Lily

As spring rolls into central Oregon, it touches the desert with its brush, adding a new palette of colors after months of winter. One of the first flowers to bloom in the Oregon Badlands Wilderness,...

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Woody Desert Puffball

From the paper, Woody Desert Puffballs of the Pacific Northwest: Chlamydopus meyenianus (Norvell et al, 2008) “In North America’s Pacific Northwest, woody desert puffballs inhabit the high-plains desert and arid regions, characteristically in the...