KEEN Connects: Helen McCabe State Park is an oasis for bird lovers

Autumn — it’s my favorite time of year. Summer always seems so frantic, but now the garden beds are put to rest and I can enjoy all that fall has to offer. The first week of November I went to one of my favorite local spots to watch birds — Helen McCabe State Park. Although the beautiful colors of the season are mostly gone (remember those tempestuous October winds we had), there were still a few yellow, dusty maroon and burnt-sienna colored leaves clinging to the trees. And the birding, as always, was like a treasure hunt. Helen McCabe State Park sits at the mouth of the Yakima Canyon, an oasis that many locals have yet to discover. The Kittitas Environmental Education Network (KEEN) has le

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