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Elementary School Bioblitz

Today was the second 4th grade bioblitz. I was one of the content experts, leading five groups of 5-7 fourth graders for 45 minutes talking about plants (and other things). As was the case last year, it was an interesting … Continue reading

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Busy Week

This week promises to be busy – it’s finals week, so I’m trying to get work graded and back, plus write tests – the big flurry of activity before grades are due. As a result, I did not spend too … Continue reading

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Bear Mountain from Indian River Mouth

Connor refound the dark-mantled gull this morning and was able to get better photos of it. With those photos it was possible to confirm that it was a Slaty-backed Gull, rather than a Western Gull. Both are unusual for Sitka, … Continue reading

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WhaleFest Cruise

It was fortunate that the winds were mild enough this morning that the annual Food Web fundraising cruise was still a go. Drizzle and cool breezes were not enough to put a damper on the excitement of the folks who … Continue reading

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Spring Continues

Picture from yesterday along Halibut Point Road Yesterday it was quite nice out. I did not have a lot of time to get out and about, but my kids and I went back out to Halibut Point Rec to see … Continue reading

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Diving Ducks

Herring season continues, though the activity has primarily been away from town. I heard there would be an opening this afternoon which might be at least partly visible from town. As it turned out, the opening was only barely visible … Continue reading

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