Chaotic Prelude to Spring Symphony

Leaving the house late this morning and walking down Biorka Street, I was struck by the amount of bird song I was hearing. In some ways this time of year might be the most active for bird songs (though not the time with the most diverse set of songs) – species wintering around town have … Read more

Precipitation Record?

Having grown up in Sitka, my baseline expectation is for rain in the forecast, with sunny weather the exception. Even so, over the past month or so since the January cold snap ended, it’s definitely seemed more consistently gray than normal. I’ve been following the NWS local climate page with month to date summaries, so … Read more