The March 3rd show featured a conversation with Simon Hook. Simon has spent many summers working on tour boats in Southeast Alaska. We spoke about some of his experiences with this work, and his explorations with cameras and skiff around Sitka during this off-season.
The February 17th show featured a conversation with geologist Cathy Connor. Originally recorded in April 2015, during this conversation we discussed the Starrigavan landside which had happened the previous fall and the geology of Southeast Alaska.
I ended up getting a call on the way out, and the tide was up too far, so I sat on the beach and had my conversation while Connor poked around looking at things.
Connor ended up finding a caterpillar and a syrphid larva (among other things), which he showed me. I was a little surprised to see a syrphid larva just hanging out on the bark of a shore-side spruce tree, but that’s what it seemed to be doing.