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.

Windy Day with Mountain Snow

It’s been a busy week for, me, with little time outside. Mostly the weather has cooperated (i.e., not made me feel too bad about staying inside to work), though the clouds did open up from time to time to let … Continue reading

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Morning Downtown

This morning there were blue skies around the sun rise, though considering the lack of any frost, I am guessing the clouds must have parted only a short time before I first stepped outside. I stopped by Castle Hill around … Continue reading

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Wind and Late Rain

I was planning to stay at home doing catch up work until going to Moller Park for Ultimate at 4pm – which, this time of year, is after the sun has set. Plans were changed when I received a text … Continue reading

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Sitka Nature Show #172 – Gwen Baluss

Download Radio Show The November 25th show featured a conversation with Gwen Baluss. This was the 7th year Gwen has come to Sitka to band birds as part of the Sitka Winter Birds banding study. We spoke about highlights from … Continue reading

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Noisy Steller’s Jay

With a forecast for rain, and the radar showing heavy rain offshore that appeared to be moving towards town, and I have been feeling a little bit off (maybe fighting illness), it seemed like a good day to get caught … Continue reading

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Indian River Valley

With sunshine in the forecast, it seemed like a good day to get out. I considered going up a hill, but ultimately decided to head up Indian River valley with a replacement ibutton (temperature datalog). I bought my first batch … Continue reading

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