The Northwest is home to many of the world’s most popular apples. But it also has apples many believed no longer exist. On eastern Washington’s Steptoe Butte, researchers found two apple varieties they thought extinct, the Spokesman Review reports. The cultivars known as Arkansas Beauty and Dickinson aren’t the first lost apples found in Washington. Another, the… Read More
  Honeycrisp apples are popular and profitable – but only as long as the quality keeps up. Photo credit: “Andria,” Creative Commons Facebook Google+ Twitter Email The sweet, tart crunch of a Honeycrisp apple is a powerful food experience. It brings taste, smell, and sound together in a single bite. Is it any wonder that… Read More
A fire fighter burns out fuel to create a containment line. Burning fuel that fires could use to spread is one of several methods to create a fire line, including digging wide trenches. Photo credit: Gila National Forest Facebook Google+ Twitter Email Editor’s note: This post was originally published in 2014. It continues to be… Read More
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