Monthly Archives: March 2011

Herring and Rain

This entry is part 59 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

Today was the first opening of the 2011 Sitka Sound Herring Sac Roe Fishery. It was held in the afternoon near Middle Island. I don’t think it was close enough to see from the road, but it did not matter … Continue reading

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March is Moving On

Somehow most of a month has slipped by with very limited posting, despite my intentions to keep up with nearly daily posts. I’ve started to fill in some of the missing days with photojournal entries (see side bar for recent … Continue reading

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Boat Birding

It was a lovely late winter/early spring day with partly cloudy skies and calm conditions. I was able to get out for a trip birding by boat. We went from town out to checkout the waters by Low Island, then … Continue reading

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Sea Lions and Gulls

This entry is part 58 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

Spent the morning on the Food Web Cruise fund raiser for Sitka WhaleFest. They asked me to be aboard as the bird expert. It’s typically an enjoyable ride on an Alen Marine Sightseeing Vessel. We saw several whales, sea otters, … Continue reading

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Totem Park

This entry is part 57 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

Pictures from a couple of different trips to and through Totem Park.

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Views Along the Channel

This entry is part 56 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

During the school year I usually walk to UAS twice a week in the afternoon. It’s interesting to observe the changes, especially as the season turns to spring. The Channel boat harbors have boats in town for the Herring Sac … Continue reading

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