Monthly Archives: May 2009

Mystery Lichen

Mystery lichen from Starrigavan Valley. I found it on the ground at the edge of the clear cut, where it had presumably fallen from above. My iNaturalist Observations for Today

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WFW: Elderberry Fritters and Spruce Tip Honey

This week’s wild food required a little more preparation than previous weeks. I thought it would be nice to have some spruce tip honey, but knew that it takes long enough to make, that it would not be possible to … Continue reading

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Moss with Strange Growth

Last summer I noticed these white growths while doing some plant surveying work along Blue Lake Creek. At first glance I thought maybe they were rootlets coming from the trunk of the tree (either Red Alder or Sitka Willow, I … Continue reading

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Low Tide at Sage Beach

Pictures from tidepooling down at Sage Beach. My iNaturalist Observations for Today

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Stream Violets

This week we picked Stream Violets (Viola glabella) for our wild food. Connor was a little bit over enthusiastic about his picking approach and managed to grab a fair amount of grass in with the handfuls of violets. We also … Continue reading

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Pirate’s Cove on a Sunny Day

For several years I’ve been hoping to get a better version of a photo I first took 10 years ago. The limited window of time where the beach cinquefoil (Potenilla villosa) is blooming well does not always overlap with the … Continue reading

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