Monthly Archives: April 2017

Sitka Nature Show #130 – Chris Sergeant

[Audio clip: view full post to listen]Download Radio Show (conversation starts about 9 minutes in) The April 30th show featured a conversation with Chris Sergeant, ecologist with the National Park Service. Based out of Juneau, he works with all three … Continue reading

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Totem Park Beach

On a sunny day walk down to Totem Park, most of my attention (and camera) was focused on the beach. I’m always impressed by how effectively the shorebirds can blend in, even when they are close to me. As part … Continue reading

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Morning Walk, Afternoon Fire

This warm spring day seemed like a good opportunity to work on burning a pile of rotting wood (much of it pulled out of the dirt in the berm) that has been sitting in my yard for some time. Connor … Continue reading

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Alaska Blueberry Flower

Just a single observation (and photo) from today – my first Alaska blueberry (Vaccinium alaskaense) flower of the year. I’ve seen early blueberries have been blooming for about a couple of weeks. It was a full day of calls/work, a … Continue reading

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Sitka Nature Show #129 – Ellen Chenoweth and Madison Kosma

[Audio clip: view full post to listen]Download Radio Show The 16 April show featured a conversation with Ellen Chenoweth and Madison Kosma. We talked about the whales in Sitka Sound this winter as well as the project Ellen started and … Continue reading

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A Sunny April Day

This evening I took a trip out to the pump station high water island on Halibut Point Road. I was interested to see the patterns of calm and riffles on the water. I was a bit surprised to find a … Continue reading

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