Sitka Nature Show #220 – Phil Mooney

Download Radio Show The September 27th show featured a conversation with Phil Mooney, retired wildlife biologist. Originally recorded and aired in March 2018, he shared about how he got started as a wildlife biologist, and some of his experiences working over the years. If you have questions or observations you want to share, please feel … Read more

Sitka Nature Show #219 – Simon Hook

Download Radio Show The September 13th show featured a conversation with Simon Hook, Sitka-based naturalist and photographer who has worked for several seasons as a naturalist on smaller cruise ships. We talk about the development of his enthusiasm for nature, and how photography has influenced and support our curiosities and exploration of the natural world. … Read more

Sitka Nature Show #218 – Ron Hamill (encore)

Download Radio Show The August 30th show featured a conversation with mycologist Ron Hamill. Originally recorded and aired in 2018, we discussed the diversity of fungi, his experience as a field mycologist in Southeast Alaska and elsewhere, and more. If you have questions or observations you want to share, please feel free to leave a … Read more

Sitka Nature Show #217 – Kitty LaBounty

Download Radio Show The August 16th show featured a conversation with Kitty LaBounty. We spoke about what brought her to Southeast Alaska, some of the experiences she’s had in the region, recent observations of interest, and more. If you have questions or observations you want to share, please feel free to leave a comment here … Read more

A Taste of October (in early August)

We generally expect to see storms pushing across the Gulf of Alaska bringing wind and rain starting as we get more firmly into the fall season. This summer has seen many days with fall-like heavy cloud cover, so perhaps it was fitting to get an early taste of the stormier season today. With ‘strong summer … Read more