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30 January: Late Afternoon Rain Shower
Looking out the Front Window
6 February: Nature Walk
Sprouting Dune Grass (Elymus mollis)
Black Cup Fungus
Black Cup Fungus
Waiting for Spring
Last Year's Fireweed
Park Shore
Red Stems
Estuary Birds
7 February: Nature Walk
Devil's Club in Winter (Oplopanax horridus)
Bird Feathers
Winter Leaves
Winter Leaves
8 February: Nature Walk
Emerging Leaves
Unidentified Plant
Remains of a Squirrel's Meal
Raven Tracks in the Mud
Raven Track
Final Resting Place
Raven Tracks in the Sand
13 February: Neighborhood Flowers
Early Spring Flowers
16 February: More February Flowers
Blooming Crocus
20 February: A Walk with Connor down the Driveway
Puddle Ice Patterns
Connor Self-Portrait
Puddle Ice
21 February: Walking to Work
22 February: Nature Walk
Fern Epiphytes
25 February: The Front Yard
Budding Blueberry Plant
Salmonberry Bud
Buds Opening
1 March: Indian River Hike
Unidentified Lichen
7 March: Around Sitka
Ice in the Harbor
Silver Bay at Sunset
11 March: Crescent Harbor Freeze-up
Chipping Ice
Iced Up Harbor I
Iced Up Harbor II
14 March: Sitka Harbors
Heron on the Rocks
Herring Boats
15 March: Piper Island Forest Service Cabin, north Baranof Island
Around the Cabin
Piper Island Cabin
My Sleeping Arrangements I
My Sleeping Arrangments II
My Windbreak
High Tide
Getting Ready to Go
Rowing Out
Animal Tracks
Mink Tracks I
Mink Tracks II
Otter Slide
Land Otter Tracks I
Land Otter Tracks II
Squirrel Tracks
Squirrel Close up I
Squirrel Track Close up II
Squirrel Debris
Winter Wren Tracks I
Winter Wren Tracks II
21 March: Nature Observations
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)
Holes in the Lawn
22 March: Sitka Sound Herring Fishery
Herring Boats from Home
Spotting Plane
Herring Fishing
23 March: Sitka Sound Herring Fishery
Waiting to Fish
The Nets are Out
The Pyramids
23 March: Nature Walk
Some Diggings
Side View of Diggings
27 March: An Evening Walk with Connor to Totem Park
Totem Pole (Wolf Pole)
Connor in the Trees
Totem Pole (Raven/Shark Pole)
Connor on the Beach
Connor on the Beach
Connor Relaxes on a Log
Connor Relaxes on a Log
Connor Wants the Shell Back
30 March: Halibut Point Recreation Area
Herring Eggs
Herring Eggs on Seaweed
Melissa Wading Across the Creek
Herring Eggs on Grass
Connor Throwing a Rock
Connor Throwing a Rock
31 March: Falling Graupel (a type of snow)
Falling Graupel
1 April: Nature Walk
Unidentified Tracks I
Unidentified Tracks II
Snail Tracks
Sand Spiral (What made it?)
Heron Fishing
Remains of a Crab Dinner
Crab Carapace
2 April: Nature Walk
Snail Trails
Sunset I
Sunset II
Sunset III
5 April: Nature Walk
Unidentified Plant
Villous Cinquefoil (Potentilla villosa)
Red-Breasted Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus ruber)
5 April: Sunset
Fishing Under a Rainbow
Sunset I
Sunset II
10 April: Beaver Lake
Lichen and Roots
Log (soon to be) Bridge
Bear Mountain
Beaver Lake
Cedar Bark
Ground Cover
12 April: Neighborhood Plants
Blooming Blueberry Bush
Blueberry Blossoms
Blueberry Flower Frost Damage I
Blueberry Flower Frost Damage II
New Elderberry Leaves
12 April: Picnic Lunch
Sea Mart Gulls
Melissa and Connor
Connor Waves I
Connor Waves II
Connor Waves III
13 April: Neighborhood Flowers
Blue Flowers
17 April: Neighborhood Plants
Salmonberry Flower
Raspberry Leaf
Unidentified Leaves
17 April: Nature Walk
New Leaves on a Currant
Segmented Worm I
Segmented Worm II
Crow Track
Sea Anemone
Sea Moss
Skinny Seaweed
Spring Seaweed
17 April: View from Town
High Point of Baranof Island
Sisters and Unnamed Peak
Peaks Southeast of Downtown Sitka
St. Michael's Cathedral
Last Rays of Sun
18 April: Nature Walk
Eel Grass Beds
Colorful Seaweed
Sea Anemone
Sea Anemone
Sand Tentacles
Red Starfish
Purple Starfish
Orange Starfish
Sponge Close Up
Middle Sister
Sunstar Meal
Skunk Cabbage
19 April: Two Beaches
Tracks I
Tracks II
Tracks III
Tracks IV
Tracks V
Pink Anemone
Pink Sponge
Colorful Seaweed
19 April: Neighborhood Fauna
22 April: Neighborhood Flowers
Blueberry Blossoms
Salmonberry Flower I
Salmonberry Flower II
Salmonberry Flower III
24 April: Indian River Trail
Frost Damaged Ground Dogwood
View from Muskeg
Bitten Off Skunk Cabbage I
Bitten Off Skunk Cabbage II
Connor Smile
26 April: Getting into the Sun
Mt. Edgecumbe
Fog Over Sitka Sound
Connor Smiles on the Snow
Water Running Over Moss
Harbor Mountain Peaks
Hanging Clubmoss
28 April: At the Beach and Around the Neighborhood
Connor Splashing
Soaked Connor
Black Lily (Fritillaria camschatcensis)
Bird Nest
Bird Nest
Skunk Cabbage (Lysichiton americanum)
Blueberry (Vaccinium sp)
Blueberry Blossoms
Twisted Stalk (Streptopus sp.)
Possible Fireweed Shoots
Fireweed Shoots
Stream Violet (Viola glabella)
Common Horsetail (Equisetum arvense)
Common Horsetail (Equisetum arvense)
29 April: Lincoln Street Beach
Vetch (Vicia sp.)
Red Velvet Mite
Mt. Edgecumbe
30 April: Hillcrest Drive
Stream Violet (Viola glabella)
1 May: Lincoln Street Beach and Sitka National Historical Park
Beach Plants
Periwinkles (Littorina spp.)
First Ship of the Season
Devil's Club (Oplopanax horridus)
Unidentified Leaves
Red Velvet Mite
Red Velvet Mite
Red Velvet Mite
Missing Bark
More Missing Bark
2 May: Lincoln Street Beach
Salt Crust
Salt Crust and an Insect
3 May: Harbor Mountain-Gavan Hill Ridge Trail
Stream Violet (Viola glabella)
False Hellebore (Veratrum viride)
Lupine (Lupinus sp.)
Black Lily (Fritillaria camschatcensis)
Opening Leaves
Cooley's Buttercup Flower (Ranunculus cooleyae)
Cooley's Buttercup (Ranunculus cooleyae)
Cooley's Buttercup (Ranunculus cooleyae)
Conglomerate Rock
Pixie Cup Lichens (Cladonia sp.)
Cooley's Buttercup (Ranunculus cooleyae)
Tracks in the Snow
Burrows and Trails
View from the Shelter
Bird Tracks
Middle Sister
Distant View of Shelter
Clouds Over Gavan Ridge
More Rodent Trails
Mt. Edgecumbe
4 May: Pirates Cove Picnic
School of Fish in the Harbor
Connor and Ashlyn
Connor and Ashlyn Play in the Sand
Connor Shoveling Sand
Connor Shoveling More Sand
Connor Smiling in the Sand
Connor in his Life Jacket
Connor Waves
8 May: Lincoln Street Beach
Unidentified Plant
Sandpipers that Blend In
12 May: Lincoln Street Beach
Alder Catkins
Seabeach Sandwort (Honkenya peploides)
Villous Cinquefoil (Potentilla villosa)
Villous Cinquefoil (Potentilla villosa)
Trailing Black Currant (Ribes laxiflorum)
Trailing Black Currant (Ribes laxiflorum)
Goose-Tongue (Plantago maritima)
Hemlock Cones (Tsuga heterophylla)
Sitka Spruce Tips (Picea sitchensis)
Sitka Spruce Tips (Picea sitchensis)
Giant Vetch (Vicia gigantea)
13 May: Neighborhood Plants
Lady Fern (Athyrium filix-femina)
15 May: Nature Walk
Ground Cover
Western Mountain Ash (Sorbus scopulina)
Western Hemlock Cone
Red on Villous Cinquefoil
Rock Crust at High Tide Line
Young Salmonberry
Salmonberry Petals
17 May: Nature Walk at Low Tide
Unidentified Seaweed
Unidentified Seaweed
Hermit Crab
Hermit Crab Getaway
Crow Tracks
Small Clam
Chiton Above Water
Chiton Underwater
Limpet Trail
Red Villous Cinquefoil Bud (Potentilla villosa)
Rock Insect
Black Lily Bud (Fritillaria camschatcensis)
Black Lily Seed Pod (Fritillaria camschatcensis)
False Azalea (Menziesia ferruginea)
Sitka Spruce Pollen Cones (Picea sitchensis)
Sitka Spruce Pollen Cone (Picea sitchensis)
Sitka Spruce Pollen Cone (Picea sitchensis)
Stink Currant (Ribes bracteosum)
Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)
Closeup of Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)
Giant Vetch Flowers (Vicia gigantea)
Banana Slug
Banana Slug Close
Banana Slug Closer
Moss or Mold?
21 May: Nature Walk
Beachgrass (Elymus mollis)
Siberian Miner's Lettuce (Claytonia sibirica)
Dead Crab
Elderberry Flowers (Sambucus racemosa)
Villous Cinquefoil Flower (Potentilla villosa)
Black Lily (Fritillaria camschatcensis)
Beach Greens (Honkenya peploides)
Giant Vetch Flowers I (Vicia gigantea)
Giant Vetch Flowers II (Vicia gigantea)
Giant Vetch Flowers III (Vicia gigantea)
23 May: Nature Walk
Black Lily (Fritillaria camschatcensis)
Black Lily (Fritillaria camschatcensis)
Beach Greens Flower (Honkenya peploides)
Little Western Bittercress (Cardamine oligosperma)
Plantain (Plantago sp.)
Clasping Twistedstalk (Streptopus amplexifolius)
Stream Violet (Viola glabella)
Oak Fern (Gymnocarpium dryopteris)