Have you heard about North America's largest wildlife crossings project happening east of Snoqualmie Pass along I-90?
If you don't know much about it, check out this 30-minute documentary, "Cascade Crossroads". This short film chronicles the story unfolding over and under Interstate 90 just east of Snoqualmie Pass in Washington’s Cascade Mountains. Here at the intersection of an east-west transportation corridor and a north-south wildlife migration corridor, a monumental project combining conservation, collaboration, and innovation led to the construction of North America’s largest wildlife crossings project in conjunction with major infrastructure improvements for motorists.
Did you know that the Washington Department of Ecology has a "critter of the month"? They do. And this month it's the lowly peanut worm.
"We usually find our January Puget Sound Critter of the Month - the Peanut Worms - when they are introverted. We don't know how they feel about that. It just means they've retracted thier appendage. (Of note, though, 2018 is the centennial of Carl Jung's adoption of this hitherto physiological term!)
We've gone a bit NUTS for this animal. See why:"