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Harbor Mountain and the Channel

Today’s outing(s) included a trip up Harbor Mountain to replace the soil ibutton. Along the way down I noticed an odd vein that seemed much more crumbly than the surrounding rock. A closer look revealed (apparently harder) rounded rocks embedded … Continue reading

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Documenting Plants

Today was the first day of class at the middle school where I have been helping out with the Tlingit language class the past couple of years. It added to an already full Thursday. After class I did take some … Continue reading

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Rain Showers – Heavy at Times

“Rain showers, heavy at times” is a fairly common phrase in Sitka area weather forecasts, especially as we move into the fall season. There were a couple of times today when the rain came down so hard, the pounding on … Continue reading

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Totem Park Walks

A cloudy day punctuated with some showers at times. High temperatures are still holding up in the upper 50s and lower 60s, but I don’t expect that to last much longer. For the last couple of weeks it’s been getting … Continue reading

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Forest and Muskeg Trail and Whale Park

Today was Connor’s 13th birthday and also the day my grandpa would have turned 97 (if I’m remembering correctly that he was born in 1917). I wanted to follow up on some ground dogwood (Cornus sp) leaf mine observations, so … Continue reading

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Walk to Totem Park on a Muggy evening

It rained for much of the day, continuing the weekend trend (which peaked yesterday with 3.8 inches). This evening I decided to head down to the park and see if I could get a picture of some of the low-lying … Continue reading

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