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Menzies’ Burnet (Sanguisorba menziesii) along Harbor Mountain Trail Menzies’ Burnet (Sanguisorba menziesii) is the least common of the burnets found around Sitka. It’s my understanding that it came about as a hybridization of the two more common species Canadian burnet … Continue reading
Fog formed over the cooler water of Indian River I’m not sure, but I think the 3.8 inches of rain that fell Sunday set a record for the date. Saturday had merely 1.24 inches while today was a practically Atacama-like … Continue reading
Photo linked from the Earth Observatory page (larger versions available there) After recent observations of the greening of Silver Bay and the suggestion that the cause was a coccolithophore bloom, I was interested to see the photo above on NASA’s … Continue reading
I almost passed by without noticing the odd streak of sand across a face of the rock embedded in the beach. I was in a broad transition zone between the sandy lower beach and loose cobbles at the base of … Continue reading
Earlier this year I posted about yellow jacket scrape marks on my deck. The activity has continued throughout the summer and I finally got around to trying to capture (digitally) one of the workers. I posted a photo on bugguide … Continue reading