Tag Archives: Alnus viridis

Fall (new) leaves on Sitka Alder

Yesterday I noticed several Sitka Alder with new leaves. Some of them were clearly still developing, and given the lateness of season, I thought this seemed odd. I am guessing the warm August/September (so far – though it seems to … Continue reading

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Snowy Day at Totem Park

This entry is part 132 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

I got an e-mail this morning from someone who reported seeing a dozen or so geese off the point at Totem Park this morning. She said it was dim and she didn’t have binoculars so couldn’t see them too well, … Continue reading

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Bored Alder

While helping with environmental survey work at Blue Lake a couple of summers ago, this alder branch broke along where we had cut a trail through an avalanche path brush field adjacent to Blue Lake Creek. I am not sure … Continue reading

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8 May Photos: Totem Park

This entry is part 73 of 144 in the series 2008 Photojournal
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Winter Caterpillars

While down at Lincoln Street Beach the other day with Connor, I happened to notice this caterpillar crawling around on the branch of a shore-side Sitka Alder (Alnus viridis ssp sinuata). Later I found a couple of others, though I … Continue reading

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