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Landslide Talk

Soil and ash exposed and subsequently eroded at the Starrigavan landslide. Notice the part with more coarse rock that has some roots coming out in the center of the photo. It’s likely this is a soil pipe (see below). This … Continue reading

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Yard Birds

Temperatures were a bit lower than the past couple of days, though still warm for the season in the upper 40s. Around the central part of town, the rain held off until late this evening (though there were some sprinkles). … Continue reading

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Oak Leaves

I don’t remember ever seeing an oak tree growing around Sitka, but last fall I started noticing oak leaves blowing around the neighborhood. At first I was not sure whether my impression was correct, but I confirmed it with someone … Continue reading

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Bryophytes and Birds

Today was the last day of the Great Backyard Bird Count, and I spent some time today doing a little birding. This morning I kept track of what I was seeing while on a walk through Totem Park, then this … Continue reading

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Afternoon Birding

Today is the first day of the Great Backyard Bird Count. I spent some time between errands this afternoon to get a little birding in with a friend. Fortunately we managed to avoid being out in the worst of the … Continue reading

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North Sister Runoff

It was unseasonably warm today (even for this warm winter), with official temperatures up in the lower 50s. As I was nearing UAS this afternoon on my way to class, I noticed white streaks going down the face of the … Continue reading

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