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- Cold morning, but no frost on windows-guess it has now dried out enough for the dew point to drop lower than the temperature. 1 month ago
- Early Crocus-My dad’s garden notes have crocus blooming in same spot on 31Jan1985-but10F the next week was a killer. http://t.co/QkvM0Mtjkb 1 month ago
- It’s been a warm January in Sitka. Trolling old records, 1981 was the last comparable year (even a bit warmer then) wunderground.com/history/airpor… 1 month ago
Category Archives: summer
Late season flowers on a European Mountain Ash (Sorbus aucuparia). While walking home one day last week, I noticed some light-green new looking growth on a Mt. Ash (Sorbus aucuparia) along the Lincoln Street green belt adjacent to Crescent Harbor. … Continue reading
Jonathan and I planned to get dropped off at the end of the road, hike up Starrigavan Ridge, over to the saddle between Indian River Valley and Katlian Valley, and then down the west fork of Indian River to town. … Continue reading
It seemed like for most of the summer the small song birds were fairly quiet around the neighborhood. I have noticed that in the last couple of weeks I am hearing more calls from these birds again. My brother suggested … Continue reading
Salmonberries and blueberries are both ripe now. The salmonberries more so than the blueberries at this point. I am not sure how long it will be before the height of the season for each.
While hiking to Indian River Falls and back yesterday, I learned what a red breasted sapsucker nest sounds like. On the way up, I had heard what I thought might be young birds begging for food, but I could not … Continue reading