Author Archives: matt goff

About matt goff

I am an aspiring naturalist who seeks to learn all that I can about the more-than-human aspects of this place that is my home.

Afternoon Showers

Occasional showers seemed to be the weather for today. This morning there was some hail associated with them, but later in the afternoon it was just rain. With the low angle sun, if there’s enough of a break in the … Continue reading

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Yax̱latit Noow

A prominent feature at the north end of a long sandy beach, Yax̱latit Noow looks out over the northern lobe of Sitka Sound Over the past few years one of my side projects has been to try and learn to … Continue reading

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Swan Lake Fog and Ducks, Sunset Colors

On my way back from Tlingit class this afternoon, I stopped by Swan Lake to see what might be around. The ice seems to be completely gone, but there was still some fog lingering on the surface of the lake. … Continue reading

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Zygomycete

A couple of weeks back I had stopped to watch for the Northern Mockingbird and before it showed up, noticed some interesting looking growths. It looked like an overgrown mold (the tallest structures were probably 4-5 cm), so I figured … Continue reading

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I have seen bats only at dusk or later – so cool t…

I have seen bats only at dusk or later – so cool to see daylight bat photos from Jen and Rick @ Baranof Warm Springs. rickandjensblog.blogspot.com/2014/11/bats-i…

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Yellow Warbler and Fly

Mid-November is very late in the year for a Yellow Warbler to be around. When Rowan and I spent some time watching one she had spotted last week, it was very actively looking for food. It was funny to see … Continue reading

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