Public invited to join guided tour of Camano Island natural sites

The Friends of Camano Island Parks invite any friends, neighbors and avid walkers to join them on a guided tour of Iverson Spit Preserve, Kristoferson Creek Habitat and English Boom Park on May 3.

Meet at Iverson Spit, 3 Iverson Road, Camano Island, at 9:50 a.m., for a 1-mile walk with views of Port Susan and a short visit to Kristofferson Creek.

Directions to the English Boom Park will be available at Iverson Spit. Trail booklets and maps will be available for $1.

The walk at English Boom Park is about a mile long on a marsh trail boardwalk along Skagit Bay.

Dogs are not allowed.

For directions to Iverson Spit and more about the Friends of Camano Island Parks, go to www.friendsofcamanoislandparks.org, call 360-387-0889 or e-mail focip.carolt@gmail.com.

Herald staff

More in Life

Take a closer look: Winter gardens share gifts in subtle way

Go on a neighborhood walk this month to enjoy the seasonal beauty offered by a variety of gardens.

Jesse Sykes brings her evolving sounds to Cafe Zippy in Everett

She and Phil Wandscher make a return trip to a club that she values for its intimacy.

Compost: It’s what every gardener really wants for Christmas

A pile of decomposed and recycled organic matter is the gardener’s gift that keeps on giving.

Need a centerpiece? Plant paper-whites for December beauty

The white flowering plant brings the garden indoors in winter, even if the bulbs were never outside.

Great Plant Pick: Pinus contorta var. contorta, shore pine

What: Who is not impressed by the beauty and toughness of this… Continue reading

Red wine usually costs more, but you can still find bargains

Here are five good-quality reds that won’t drain your grocery budget.

Beer of the Week: Skull Splitter and Blood of My Enemies

Aesir Meadery of Everett and Whiskey Ridge Brewing of Arlington collaborated to make two braggots.

Beer, wine, spirits: Snohomish County booze calendar

Ugly Sweater Party and Canned Food Drive at Whitewall: Marysville’s Whitewall Brewing… Continue reading

Student winners to perform concertos with Mukilteo orchestra

This annual show is a partnership with the Snohomish County Music Teachers Association.

Most Read