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

Sitka Nature Show #226 – Victoria Vosburg and Jen Cedarleaf

Download Radio Show The December 20th show featured a conversation with Victoria Vosburg and Jen Cedarleaf. We spoke about birding during this year of limited travels, and this year’s Christmas Bird Count taking place on January 2nd. If you have questions or observations you want to share, please feel free to leave a comment here … Read more

Sitka Nature Show #225 – Roland Wirth

Download Radio Show The December 6th show featured a conversation with Roland Wirth. We spoke about what brought him to Sitka, and some of the experiences he’s had while here, as well as interests he has related to natural history and getting to know this place. You can find his maps at Avenza Maps by … Read more