Sitka Nature Show #265 – Andrea Mott

Download Radio Show The June 19th show featured a conversation with Andrea Mott, wildlife biologist with the USGS Western Ecological Research Center. Andrea is the researcher responsible for a the geolocator collar worn by a ‘Tule’ Greater White-fronted Goose that showed up in Sitka this spring. We spoke about the yearly and life cycles of … Read more

Sitka Nature Show #264 – Julie Schram

Download Radio Show The June 5th show featured a conversation with Julie Schram, Assistant Professor of Animal Physiology at UAS. Based out of Juneau, she was in Sitka as part of the Scientist in Residency Fellowship at the Sitka Sound Science Center. If you have questions or observations you want to share, please feel free … Read more

Sitka Nature Show #263 – RASOR Program

Download Radio Show The May 22nd show featured a conversation with Kelcey Simic, Aurora Taylor, and Ellen Chenoweth. Kelcey is finishing up her Junior year at Sitka High School and participated in this year’s Rural Alaska Students in One-Health Research (RASOR) program. She spoke about her experience in the program and her project comparing the … Read more

Sitka Nature Show #261 – Bird Songs

Download Radio Show The April 24th show featured recordings of local bird songs and how to learn to recognize them. If you have questions or observations you want to share, please feel free to leave a comment here or on the page I’ve set up for that purpose.

Totem Park Wildlife

Overcast with a little bit of rain, but not as much as I might have guessed from the forecast. Looking at the radar imagery, it appeared to be falling more heavily elsewhere in the general area. Breezy out of the southeast. I went to Totem Park this morning around 9:30am. The tide was falling from … Read more