28 Jul '11, 12pm

Green: Q. and A.: 'The Rambunctious Garden'

Bryn Nelson It’s not exactly wilderness, an environmental thinker and author suggests, but the Madrona Woods in Seattle are worth nurturing, and treasuring. The Madrona Woods cascade down a hillside and through a ravine, connecting the Seattle neighborhood where I live with Lake Washington below. Thanks to volunteer efforts and timely financing, native plants thrive along the pathways, and a restored creek empties into the lake at a recreated cove, offering habitat for salmon fingerlings. emmamarris.com Emma Marris Bald eagles out hunting sometimes perch atop a Douglas fir in what was a largely clear-cut slope more than a century ago. Invasive plants like Himalayan blackberry, laurel and English ivy still hover at the margins — in some of the more inaccessible spots, however — and more than a few neighborhood cats prowl at night. It’s exactly the sort of imperfect urban fo...

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