This Bear’s Head or Lion’s Mane mushroom (Hericium sp.) was observed and photographed in October 2014 by Brent Matsuda in Whistler, BC. From the photographer: “While not a vertebrate, it was most definitely consumed by vertebrates! A very… Read More


Cora Lake and Mount Rainer from High Rock Lookout on Sawtooth Ridge. Cora Lake is home to the western toad, prickly sculpin, brook trout, fingernail clams, and a host of other invertebrates including freshwater sponges. Photo taken 14-Sept-2014… Read More


This Columbia Spotted Frog (Rana luteiventris) was photographed by Roxy Tripp on June 23, 2014 near Merritt, British Columbia.


This flock of big horn sheep (Ovis canadensis) was headed home to the Yoho National Park just outside Radium Hotsprings, British Columbia on July 22nd, 2014. The next morning the same sheep gave my son and I a… Read More


Pacific Lamprey (Entosphenus tridentatus) passing through the fish ladder at the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River, June 6th 2014. Photo by Eric Lund.


Calypso orchid (Calypso bulbosa), Falls Creek Falls trail, Skamania County, WA. Photographed on Mother’s Day (May 11th) 2014.


Pacific Chorus Frog (Pseudacris regilla) blue color morph observed in a cranberry bog 6 miles north of Port Orford, Oregon on April 22nd, 2009. Photo by Lois Miller.


Palouse Falls, Washington. Photo by Erim Gomez.


Western Spadefoot Toad (Spea hammondii). Winner of our 2011 photo contest. Photo by Erim Gomez.


National Bison Range, Montana. Winner of our 2014 photo contest, Landscape category. Photo by Erim Gomez.