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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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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Downtown Morning Light

Yesterday was quite gray, and I did not take any photos, though with a forecast for some clearing skies, I did decide go to Pioneer Park and collect a couple of the caddisflies that are in the high intertidal seep … Continue reading

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Northern Pygmy-Owl

Today was heavy overcast with periodic rain, though never too hard. Winds where I was seemed to be light. There was quite a bit of fog hanging over Swan Lake – I’m assuming due to cooling of the saturated air … Continue reading

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Gavan Hill Trail

Some snow fell overnight on Monday with very light snow during the day yesterday. Based on the forecast, I thought it might change to rain, but the cold held on long enough for it to snow through the night into … Continue reading

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