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 #114 – Jonathan Goff and Connor Goff

[Audio clip: view full post to listen]Download Radio Show The 4 September show featured a conversation with my brother Jonathan and my son Connor. We discussed tracking, rock hounding, and Connor’s quest for 200 bird species in Sitka. I introduce … Continue reading

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Sitka Nature Show #113 – The Librarians

[Audio clip: view full post to listen]Download Radio Show The 21 August show featured a conversation with librarians Kari Sagel and Brooke Schafer. Earlier in the day I was a guest of theirs on The Library Show, and I was … Continue reading

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Sitka Nature Show #112 – Kitty LaBounty

[Audio clip: view full post to listen]Download Radio Show The 7th August show featured a conversation with Kitty LaBounty. Among other things, we talked about some of her travels this summer, and how such disparate locations as Bethel, Alaska and … Continue reading

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Wandering Tattler, Western Toad

It’s the views that makes all the blood, sweat, and tears of hiking Sitka mountains worth it. I’ve been pretty focused on getting through pictures from summer 2012 in an attempt to see if I made my 1000 species goal … Continue reading

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Sitka Nature Show #111 – Paul Norwood

[Audio clip: view full post to listen]Download Radio Show The 24th of July show featured a conversation with Paul Norwood, local naturalist and adventurer. We talked about his 1000 species project of 2015, an idea we’ve been discussing to do … Continue reading

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Devil’s Matchstick (Pilophorus spp)

Two species of Pilophorus lichens growing on a rock outcrop provided a distraction while I caught my breath after the 20 minutes (fast for me) trek up to the first viewpoint on Verstovia.

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