Category Archives: marine

ShoreZone

South Guibert Islet (downloaded from Alaska ShoreZone) Today someone on Facebook shared a link to the NOAA ShoreZone Press Release announcing all of Southeast Alaska had been imaged for the ShoreZone project. This project had the goal of flying over … Continue reading

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A Rough Fall?

This fall and early winter it has seemed like few days on the water very nice, and as a result I’ve been thinking that this year’s weather/sea state has been worse than last year’s which, for some reason, I remember … Continue reading

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Seaweeds

Examples of Brown (Ochrophyta) and Red (Rhodophyta) seaweeds While writing the post about Sea Otters I was reminded that despite having good resources for getting started, I still hadn’t managed to get anything up on the wiki about algae, marine … Continue reading

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Sea Otters (and Herring?)

Over the past couple of decades or more, sea otters numbers have increased dramatically in Sitka Sound. When I was growing up, I don’t remember seeing any sea otters until probably the early or mid-90s, and that was up close … Continue reading

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Herring – spawning, fishing, weather, and catch

This entry is part 63 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

This entry is part 63 of 133 in the series 2011 PhotojournalHerring spawning was taking place at Sage Beach. Connor joined the gulls in trying to take advantage of the opportunity, and managed to come home with several fish.

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March is Moving On

Somehow most of a month has slipped by with very limited posting, despite my intentions to keep up with nearly daily posts. I’ve started to fill in some of the missing days with photojournal entries (see side bar for recent … Continue reading

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