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

Bird Photography Highlights of 2020

In 2020 I never was more than 20 miles from my house, and only travelled more than 15 miles away once. Within this space and time, I observed at least 155 species (based on ebird checklists), and was able to get photographs of 145 species, plus an additional 3 hybrids. These included three species (and … 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