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.

Cooperative Creeper

Today was one of those with heavy clouds where even mid-day light levels are more like dusk . Snow continued to fall throughout much of the day, occasionally mixing with rain, before turning to rain this evening. However, it did … Continue reading

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First Snow

Calm and clear conditions allowed overnight temperatures to finally drop into the 20s for the first time this season. The cold looks to be short-lived, however, as the forecast calls for rain tomorrow. My day was fairly scheduled with work … Continue reading

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Fall Dunlin

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Finch Quest

 Mostly clear skies prevailed as the day dawned. I got up before the sun was high enough to be seen over the mountains to the southeast (not especially challenging as we’re headed into the last 5 weeks before winter solstice) … Continue reading

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Sitka Nature Show #144 – Gwen Baluss

Download Radio Show The November 12th show featured a conversation with Gwen Baluss, bird bander with the USFS and current president of the Juneau Audubon Society. She was in Sitka for another year of banding in the Sitka Bird Banding … Continue reading

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October Ends

Skies were cloudy and there was a bit of a rain throughout much of the day. It was enough to bring precipitation for October up to within an inch or so of the 20 (or 30?) year average for the … Continue reading

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