Monthly Archives: November 2014

First Snow

Snowy Day at Totem Park from back in February Yesterday dawned with the first snow of the year down at sea level. There was less than an inch, but it was enough to make the ground look white. Temperatures warmed … Continue reading

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Red Phase Western Screech-Owl

Red Phase Western Screech-Owl photographed by P. Deviche and shared with permission Considered Rare in Alaska, Western Screech-Owls seem to be at least Uncommon around Sitka. Though they are infrequently seen by the general population due to their nocturnal habits, … Continue reading

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Indian River Valley

Connor, Rowan, and I took advantage of the clear (but cool, and fortunately calm) weather to swap out the ibuttons. The overnight low in the low 20s (coldest of the season so far) actually made things a bit easier, as … Continue reading

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Harbor Mountain ibuttons

I had hoped to get the ibuttons on Harbor Mountain changed before the third gate closed, and even had tentative plans to do so back on the first weekend of the month (the gate had originally be scheduled to close … Continue reading

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Raven Radio Show #67 – Ryan Carpenter

[sc_embed_player_template1 fileurl=https://s3.amazonaws.com/weblog-media/raven/2014/20141123_KCAW_SITNAT_Ryan_Carpenter.mp3] Download Radio Show The 23 November show featured a conversation with Ryan Carpenter, education specialist at Sitka National Historical Park. We talked about some of the programs that have been offered at the park, as well as his … Continue reading

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Totem Park Walk; Whale Watching

I walked around Totem Park this morning with the intention of getting some photos of the huckleberry leaves that were still persisting. This afternoon I went on an Allen Marine trip for Mt. Edgecumbe seniors that was focused on recording … Continue reading

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