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.

Snow Free Winter

This winter has continued to remain snow free at low elevations Yesterday I got a report that the Wood Duck was refound along Indian River first thing in the morning. I had a chance to check there a couple of … Continue reading

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View from the Bridge

It was kind of a busy day with class and calls, but I had time to walk over to UAS early this afternoon. After almost 3 weeks of heavy clouds, frequent rain, and some pretty strong winds on top of … Continue reading

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Star and Comet Trails

The fuzzy green light trail of Comet Lovejoy stands out from the light trails of nearby stars It’s been another warm, wet, and dark January, but the clouds finally parted and today was the first sunny day since the first … Continue reading

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Jade Necklace (Urospora wormskioldii)

On our first low-tiding visit to the beach last year, Rowan brought me this little string of translucent green beads she had found. I had never seen anything like it and wasn’t quite sure what to make of it. I … Continue reading

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Like the Night Sky

I don’t want to say too much about this photo, because I thought it might be fun to see if anyone can guess where it came from. I will say that I did alter the contrast dramatically, but the patterns … Continue reading

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Starrigavan at Flood Tide

Connor, Rowan, and I took a brief trip out to Starrigavan today to see the high tide. With a predicted high of 12.2 and observed levels this morning that were pushing over half a foot above predicted, I thought there … Continue reading

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