Raven Radio Show #37: Scott Harris

Download Radio Show The 29 September show featured a conversation with Scott Harris. We talked about the restoration and ecological monitoring field work he’s been working on around the area. For more see the page he’s created for those projects: Southeast Alaska Long-term Monitoring Network (SALMoN). If you have questions or observations you want to … Read more

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 be cooling off now) had something to do with it. I found myself wondering what … Read more

Raven Radio Show #36 – Gary Greene

Download Radio Show The 15 September show featured a conversation with Gary Greene, who has been spending time in Sitka as part of the Sitka Sound Science Center Scientist in Residency Fellowship. We talked a fair bit about how the greywacke that makes up so much of the rock around Sitka formed. We also discussed … Read more

Hazy Day

I’m not sure what was causing it, but the air seemed quite hazy today. I was tempted to think smoke, but usually the sun gets a deeper red when that is the case, so perhaps it was just a very diffuse fog or something?