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

Sitka Nature Show #260 – Jason Briner and Caleb Walcott (encore)

Download Radio Show The April 10th show featured a conversation with Jason Briner and Caleb Walcott. This conversation was originally recorded and aired in 2019 when they were in town to conduct research related to Caleb’s master’s project. Caleb recently let me know that a paper based on his master’s work has been published in … Read more

Sitka Nature Show #258 – Zach LaPerriere

Download Radio Show The February 13th show featured a conversation with Zach LaPerriere. We talked about birds he’s gotten to know in his yard over the years. We also talked about lessons learned from doing things the slow or hard way and how that can help develop expertise and support building connection. If you have … Read more

Sitka Nature Show #257 – Courtney Hart

Download Radio Show The February 27th show featured a conversation with Courtney Hart. Courtney is a PhD student with the University of Alaska School of Fisheries studying harmful algal blooms in relationship with shellfish (particularly geoduck) fisheries in Southeast Alaska. She was in Sitka for the month of February as part of the Scientist in … Read more