Sunny Day, Auroral Night

Clear and chilly. Into the 20s overnight and at or slightly above freezing (depending on location) today. This afternoon I walked the section of newer Cross Trail with Kitty from Old Sitka to the junction. We passed several folks with skis (some carrying them, others still working at skiing). I thought I might have heard … Read more

Sitka Nature Show #283 – Alia Lesnek (encore)

Download Radio Show The February 26th show featured a conversation with geologist Alia Lesnek. Originally recorded and aired in July 2021, we spoke about her work investigating the timing of glacial retreat in Southeast Alaska, as well what raised marine clam beds tell us about ancient sea levels, and her recent experience in Sitka looking … Read more