Tag Archives: National Parks

Polly Dyer, 96, driving force for Northwest conservation dies

By CLAUDIA ROWE Seattle Times staff reporter The majestic wilderness of Shi Shi Beach, an indelible sight for many visitors to the Olympic wilderness near Neah Bay, might look entirely different today if not for the cheerful tenacity of Polly Dyer, a conservationist icon who died Sunday in Shoreline. She was 96. Equally at home […]

Michael Frome – May 25, 1920 to September 4, 2016

From the last edition of Michael Frome’s Portogram published September 5, Michael says, “It’s been great fun, I’ve enjoyed it very much, and I send my best wishes to all my friends and followers. Michael Frome has been well known as author, educator and tireless champion of America’s natural heritage. The late Senator Gaylord Nelson […]