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Nature On Trail: Aquatic Life

A field guide to plants and critters in Washington.

Washington's wild country is home to a rich diversity of wildlife, wildflowers, plants and geology. In this section, you'll find articles written by WTA members about everything from pikas to larches. You'll learn about habitat, ecology and suggested hikes for best observation.

Click on the photo or text below to learn about these aquatic organisms found on trails in Washington State:


Chinook salmon fall

Chinook Salmon

 breaching orca whale  

Orca Whale

Pacific Tree Frog

Pacific Northwest Frogs