Monthly Archives: May 2004

Flowers along Harbor-Gavan Trail

Stream violet Fern-leaf goldthread Salmonberry Alaska Mt. Heather (white and red colors; this is the alpine smell) Shootingstar Cooley’s buttercup Narcisus Anemone Sitka Valerian (buds with a little bit of color showing) Paintbrush (red and yellow) Black Lily (buds with … Continue reading

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Harbor to Gavan Hike

Wanting to take advantage of reasonable weather and the fact that Connor and Rowan’s grandma was here to watch them, Jonathan and I decided to hike the Harbor Mountain to Gavan Hill trail. We got a ride up Harbor Mountain … Continue reading

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Herring Cove Hike

Jonathan and I decided to hike up from Herring Cove to see what changes might have occured since late March when we were last there. There was not really any significant rain falling when we arrived, but the previous few … Continue reading

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Indian River Valley Hike

Jonathan and I headed up west fork of Indian River. We were going to look at a large tree some distance up and a shelter a few miles back in the valley, both of which he had found while on … Continue reading

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Wildflowers for the Year

Wildflowers that I have seen blooming so far this year are: Salmonberry (Middle April or earlier) Blueberries (Late March) Huckleberries (Middle April) Trailing Currants (Middle or Late April) Dandelion Siberian Miner’s lettuce (First Week May) Fern-leaf Goldthread (Middle April) Three-leaf … Continue reading

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