October’s top blogs: Teanaway purchase, earthquake preparedness, elderberries and more

Here are the blogs we posted in October that drew the most views by Ear to the Ground readers. That’s you! Thanks for reading Ear to the Ground.

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Eight Ways the Teanaway Land Purchase Affects You
This historic land purchase by DNR–the first community forest under 2011′s Community Forest Trust legislation–will likely impact your life in ways you may not expect. See also Teanaway Community Forest: Your Questions Answered

ShakeOut Video shows how it might go down when the ‘big one’ hits (earthquake, that is)
The Great Washington Shakeout earthquake drill on October 17 raised awareness of the need to prepare for large earthquakes in Washington State. A video helped get the message out.
bugwood elderberry 1 Blue elderberry: A great fall berry from the forest
Blue elderberry is one of the great plants of the Pacific Northwest forest and is found in nearly every county of Washington State.
dec-2007-storm-003 A little tree care today can prevent a lot of winter damage later on
Winter weather can mean frigid temperatures, icy winds, and snow in many parts of Washington State. Here are four tips to keep your trees healthy all year long.
awardees-blog Three DNR employees honored with Governor’s Lifesaving Award
Three DNR employees from the Olympic Peninsula were honored with the Governor’s Lifesaving Award at the 62nd Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Conference in Tacoma.
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