Monthly Archives: June 2010

Red Bluff Bay, Final Day

On our last full day in Red Bluff Bay, three of us paddled over to hike up to Deep Lake. Adam went up to near the top of the hill before heading back down to do some paddling, while Kitty … Continue reading

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Gallery: 20100616 Fledgling Dark-eyed Junco

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Gallery: 20100614 Summer Snow

It appears new snow fell on the upper elevations of Bear Mountain sometime in the past day or two and has now started to melt.

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Gallery: 20100613 Oysterleaf (Mertensia maritima)

Oysterleaf (Mertensia maritima) – present throughout much of southeast, but seems to be largely absent near Sitka. This plant was growing with several others along a private drive that was created by putting an extra layer of gravel on an … Continue reading

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-06-13

Just saw a Pied-billed Grebe at Swan Lake; a Very Rare species for Sitka. # Powered by Twitter Tools

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Dryad’s Saddle (Polyporus squamosus)

Its large size, scaled cap, pores, and a few other features make Dryad’s Saddle (Polyporus squamosus) fairly distinctive. Mushroom Expert describes this species as “widespread east of the Rocky Mountains”, and the Northwest Key Council indicates it is found occasionally … Continue reading

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