Sitka Nature Show #232 – Bob Armstrong

Download Radio Show The March 14th, 2021 show featured a conversation with Bob Armstrong. We spoke his recent efforts to document and learn about insects active winter, and flying squirrels eating deer truffles. Visit Bob’s website with many photos, videos, and other resources collemola.org is the website dedicated to springtails which Bob spoke about. If … Read more

Sitka Nature Show #231 – Connor Goff

Download Radio Show The February 28th show featured a conversation with Connor Goff. We discussed his goals to increase his species list on iNaturalist, and some of the things he’s found and learned in pursuit of documenting nudibranchs, chitons, and fish, among other things. If you have questions or observations you want to share, please … Read more

Sitka Nature Show #230 – Kitty LaBounty

Download Radio Show The February 14th show featured a conversation with Kitty LaBounty. Among other things, we spoke about plant adaptations to cold, the Great Backyard Bird Count, and interesting growth patterns she had noticed in a yellow cedar. (Featured image of yellow cedar growth rings courtesy of Kitty LaBounty.) If you have questions or … Read more

Sitka Nature Show #229 – Hans Thewissen (encore)

Humpback Whales breaking water with mouths open

Download Radio Show The January 31st show featured a conversation with Hans Thewissen. Originally recorded and aired in March 2019, Hans spoke about the current understanding of the evolutionary history of whales. He also shared some of what he has learned through his work studying the sensory systems of whales. If you have questions or … Read more

Sitka Nature Show #228 – Catie Bursch (encore)

Download Radio Show The January 17th show featured a conversation with Catie Bursch. Recorded and originally aired February 2016, we spoke about plankton and her involvement in a citizen science project focused on plankton monitoring with the purpose of detecting harmful algal blooms in in Kachemak Bay. If you have questions or observations you want … Read more

Sitka Nature Show #227 – Brooke Schafer and Paul Norwood

Download Radio Show The January 3rd show featured a conversation with Brooke Schafer and Paul Norwood. We spoke about their nature experiences in a year of pandemic, hopes for future activities and explorations in nature, and Brooke’s recent increased interest in learning more about the variety of organisms that she finds while out and about. … Read more