Yard Plants

Snow was down to nearly 2000 ft on the mountains this morning. Given the chill in the air, I shouldn’t have been surprised when I noticed it had dropped even lower later in the day. I don’t think there’s much danger of seeing any real accumulation of snow at sea level in the next few … Read more

Sitka Nature Show #101- Lynn Barber

Download Radio Show The 6 March 2016 show featured a conversation with Lynn Barber. Lynn currently lives in Anchorage, and is spending 2016 doing a big year in Alaska. She was in town to see the Wood Duck which as been hanging around. You can follow her progress on her blog Lynn Barber’s Alaska Big … Read more

Silver Bay Views

Late this morning I headed out to Thimbleberry with a friend to hike the loop that consists of Thimbleberry Lake trail to Heart Lake, down Blue Lake road, and then back to Thimbleberry Lake trailhead on the separated path along Sawmill Creek Road. This was the first time I had hiked that loop, and it … Read more