Monthly Archives: April 2018

Sitka Nature Show #155 – Phil Mooney

Download Radio Show The April 22nd show featured a conversation with Phil Mooney, retired biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. In this conversation Phil shared several stories about experiences involving bears during his career as a biologist … Continue reading

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Starrigavan Estuary

After the steadier rain of Wednesday, Thursday’s pattern shifted to more showery conditions. As the day went on, the sun broke through a few times, but the trade off was especially heavy showers at times. This lasted into the night, … Continue reading

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Rainy Beaver Lake Loop

I woke this morning to the sound of wet weather – rain drops on the roof, and cars driving on wet roads. Rain continued through much of the day – with the forecast for more to come into the weekend. … Continue reading

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A Break from Sunny Days?

Another sunny day with sea breezes during the day. At least I’m guessing it was sea breezes. Tthe overall wind pattern for the broader area showed light winds, and the day started calm (with frost on the ground), but wind … Continue reading

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Starrigavan Loop

This Sunday’s outing was a walk of the Starrigavan Recreation area foot trails. Starting from Old Sitka parking lot, we walked the Ben Grussendorf (Forest and Muskeg) trail, around the Estuary Life Trail, and then the Mosquito Cove look. All … Continue reading

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Afternoon Sprinkles

It’s been remarkably nice spring weather the past few days, with plenty of sunshine and reasonably warm temperatures (in both cases by Sitka standards, at least), but today started overcast, and the clouds thickened until it started raining a bit … Continue reading

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