Morning Walks

This entry is part 124 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

Took a couple of pictures on my way to and from class this morning. The view looking back toward town from the west side of O’Connell Bridge caught my eye on my way to class – though it seemed a little less engaging when I was looking at the pictures evening. On the way home I wasn’t sure what was going on with the group of ravens in the lawns by the Baranof statue. It looked like they were finding something to eat, but I have no idea what.

This afternoon I took pictures for a project where students are looking at mycorrhizal relationships with trees. Spruce and hemlock both have mycorrhizal partners that form endomycorrhizal sheaths around the rootlets and through that interface exchange nutrients (and I don’t know what all else).

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