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There were good minus tides in May and June, and I went out with some friends to take a look at the intertidal zone in… Continue reading
“It’s the largest sockeye hatchery in the world. Two-hundred and sixty miles from the ocean.”
Can you dig it?
A walk near a shallow lake was the highlight.
“Stretching as far as the eye could reach … were hundreds — no, thousands — of little volcanoes.”
“Buttercups”—the name conjures up an image of lots of bright yellow flowers, which we enjoyed recently in Cowee Meadows and which brighten the roadsides. But,… Continue reading
At the mouth of Cowee Creek, sometime in mid-June, we’d found a vigilant pair of black oystercatchers, presumably with a nest nearby. A couple of… Continue reading
By Ned Rozell A GREEN PLATEAU NORTH OF LITUYA BAY — “These are museum-class bonsais,” Ben Gaglioti says as we walk through an elfin forest.… Continue reading
Their favorite foods include dragonflies and damselflies.
The first creek we crossed on this trip filled my Xtratufs with clear water.
Notes from June.
“Chasing Lakes: Love, Science, and the Secrets of the Arctic.”
Here’s how it happened.
Something is almost always happening at Kingfisher Pond.
EAGLE, ALASKA — Snow geese flew in a ragged V overhead, rasping as they looked down upon Alaska’s bumpy face for the first time in… Continue reading
The trail to Nugget Falls was a lively place in early May.
Spring wings and other things.
By Ned Rozell Andy Bassich lives on the south bank of the Yukon River, about 12 miles downstream from Eagle, Alaska, the first community in… Continue reading
It’s not fiction.
Alaska’s freshwater supply is so abundant the numbers are hard to comprehend.