Favorite local wildlife: the bald eagles that nest nearby and cruise back and forth along Squamish Harbor
Favorite native plant: trailing (native) wild blackberry
Favorite native trees: A cascara that popped up in our field, prompting me to learn about it
Favorite local food: Hard cider we make from our own apples (learned how from FinnRiver!)
Favorite local place: Squamish Harbor on Hood Canal
A retired attorney and long-time Washington State public servant, Marilyn’s roles included Counsel to the Governor, Chief Clerk of the state House of Representatives, and Chairwoman of the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission. She is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School. Marilyn and her husband, Steve Aos, live on Hood Canal on property she has owned for more than 40 years.