Category Archives: kids and nature

Thimbleberry Lake

Connor has been wanting to get over to Heart Lake to go fishing for trout with his grandpa. The first time they tried (without me), they all turned back after seeing a sign indicating a sow with a cub had … Continue reading

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Sea Sac (Halosaccion glandiforme)

When I was young, there were many occasions I spent playing down on the beach between Totem Park and the Sitka Sound Science Center. Although I saw many things, there are not too many that I remember noticing and/or being … Continue reading

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Angle Shades Caterpillar Work

This spring I captured an American Angle Shades (Euplexia benesimilis) and kept it in a container for a day or two. During that time it laid quite a few eggs. After reading up on what the caterpillars eat, I learned … Continue reading

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Nature Walk with Cub Scouts

This morning I woke to a nice marine stratus deck the base of which appeared to be around 2500 feet. I didn’t bother to take a picture at the time (though of course now find myself wishing I had). Throughout … Continue reading

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Warm Sun and Shorebirds

More Photos to come – still processing It seems like it’s getting into the peak time for shorebird migration, but things are still seeming a little slow. It’s possible that a lot of birds can and will still show up, … Continue reading

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Starrigavan Morning – Totem Park Evening

I was asked to go with the SAIL senior hiking group to look for and talk about birds. We collectively decided to head out to Starrigavan and look around out there. It ended up being a nice walk from the … Continue reading

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