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.

Sitka Nature Show #178 – Cathy Connor (encore)

Download Radio Show The February 17th show featured a conversation with geologist Cathy Connor. Originally recorded in April 2015, during this conversation we discussed the Starrigavan landside which had happened the previous fall and the geology of Southeast Alaska. If … Continue reading

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Sitka Nature Show #177 – Zach LaPerriere

Download Radio Show The February 3rd show featured a conversation with Zach LaPerriere, local bowl maker. Among the topics we talked about were two bowls that he had brought in to show me, which you can see below. Bowl made … Continue reading

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Zigzag Clouds Colored by Sunset

I was struck by the zigzag formation of the clouds a little after sunset late this afternoon (sun is now setting around 4:30 pm). I am guessing this is an indication there were different wind speeds at different levels of … Continue reading

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Morning Moon

Last night was one of those where I laid there with my mind working on a problem it apparently decided needed to be solved. This doesn’t happen very often for me, but it seems like when it does, interesting ideas … Continue reading

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Sitka Nature Show #176 – Andy Szabo

Download Radio Show The January 20th show featured a conversation with Andy Szabo, of the Alaska Whale Foundation. Andy was in town doing some survey work utilizing drones with high resolution cameras and sensitive laser altimeters which they can use … Continue reading

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Indian River Valley

I took Rowan with me today to take care of the ibuttons up Indian River valley, but decided to check the waters out by the Industrial Park first since there had been a report of a Thick-billed Murre near Sawmill … Continue reading

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