Aftenoon Walk

It has been a while since I went for a wander, so I decided to take advantage of a nice afternoon and go look for some raven tracks in the snow on the Sheldon Jackson campus (Connor told me he had seen some) and then along the waterfront in case I might find the Dusky … Read more

Sitka Nature Show #151 – Jacob Metzger

sea urchin

Download Radio Show The February 18th show featured a conversation with Jacob Metzger, a graduate student studying marine biology through the College of Fisheries at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He has been involved in a study looking at the ecology and comparison of sea urchin barrens and kelp forest in the Aleutian Islands that … Read more

Rain Returns

It kind of snuck up on me, but January and February (so far) have been quite dry. After the first week of the year, there have been only two days (in January) that had more than 0.1 inches of rain. I suspect part of the reason I only started thinking about how dry it had … Read more

Sitka Nature Show #150 – Lauren Bell

Download Radio Show The February 4th show featured a conversation with Lauren Bell, has been working with the Sitka Sound Science Center and recently began her graduate studies at the University of Santa Cruz. As part of that work, she has begun looking at the ecology of kelp forests in Sitka Sound, and we talked … Read more