Working with communities to rebuild a traditional Native boat-building practice, bringing this knowledge back into a living context.
Totem poles are thought of as symbols of Seattle by many residents and visitors, but, in fact, the indigenous people of Washington state did not traditionally carve totems.
Ted Pietsch retired in July after 37 years as Burke Museum curator of fishes and professor in the UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences.
Graduate student Ethan Linck reflects on his first scientific collecting trip with the Burke ornithology team.
How hard can a bat bite, and why does it matter?
Alise D., a 6th-grader in Seattle, connected with female Burke and UW scientists to conduct hands-on experiments and participate in research.
The Native plant nursery at Oxbow Farm is growing Northwest Native plants in anticipation of the new Burke facility.
Cory Fuavai is a UW student doing research at the Burke to support of his goal to become a Samoan Matai chief.
Though the lizards may seem like a portal to a bygone era, their habitat and survival faces serious threats today.
Southern alligator lizards are large, rough-scaled lizards with short limbs and a long tail.
Northern alligator lizards are small to medium-sized rough-scaled lizards with short limbs and a long tail.