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Indian River

After January’s big water, I thought it might interesting to pay more attention to the water levels, so I’ll take some photos from the Sawmill Creek road bridge from time to time for a record.

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Heavy Rain and High Water

With heavy rain falling overnight and throughout today, I thought it would be interesting to check out different places around town. In addition to all the photos, I also shot a brief video of Indian River from just below the … Continue reading

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Why no ice on Indian River?

Ice free Indian River January 2012 On our walk to the park last Friday, I noticed that Indian River had essentially no ice in it. Given the extreme (for here) cold we had been feeling for the past several days, … Continue reading

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Walk to Totem Park

The kids and I braved the wind to walk down to the park and see what might be around. I thought the gusts of wind pushing spray across the bay was particularly interesting.

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Freshwater Sponges

Freshwater sponge – the little pointy hair-like things were quite stiff, my first clue that this wasn’t an algae While resources for marine algae in Alaska are pretty good, there doesn’t seem to be much available for freshwater algae. While … Continue reading

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Indian River

While walking by Indian River this morning, I was interested to see the water still flowing fairly high, but the color of the water was much grayer than I typically expect for flows this high. Most times when there is … Continue reading

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