Sitka Nature Show #178 – Cathy Connor (encore)

Download Radio Show The February 17th show featured a conversation with geologist Cathy Connor. Originally recorded in April 2015, during this conversation we discussed the Starrigavan landside which had happened the previous fall and the geology of Southeast Alaska. If you have questions or observations you want to share, please feel free to leave a … Read more

Halibut Point Rec Creatures

I wanted to go out to Halibut Point Rec to check on some sea grass I had previously assumed was eel grass, and Connor came along. I ended up getting a call on the way out, and the tide was up too far, so I sat on the beach and had my conversation while Connor … Read more

Northern Saw-whet Owl and Heart Lake Hike

Blue skies prevailed, and after a chilly overnight, the day warmed up a bit. Around midday Karen J. sent me a message letting me know a Northern Saw-whet Owl was over on Japonski Island near where she had seen one earlier in the winter. I gathered Connor and Rowan and we went over to check … Read more

Crescent Moon

As the light was beginning to fade with the sky shifting towards purple not long after sunset, I noticed the crescent moon following the sun, and took a picture from the porch.

Sitka Nature Show #177 – Zach LaPerriere

Download Radio Show The February 3rd show featured a conversation with Zach LaPerriere, local bowl maker. Among the topics we talked about were two bowls that he had brought in to show me, which you can see below. Bowl made from European Mountain Ash (Sorbus aucuparia) which had healed over sapsucker wells. Hemlock bowl carved … Read more