Perry Edwards and Michelle Putz and the “Snow Leopard”
The Geo's new electric motor (blue, at left) is about the size of a watermelon.
Recycle Sitka director Norm Campbell with a donated Nissan pickup. The new electric motor is just as powerful as the gas engine it replaces — and has only one moving part.
Sitka High School auto shop teacher believes that the electric conversions can be done by any competent mechanic.
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Conversion class to put more electric cars on Sitka streets
A species of fern common in Asia has been found in Southeast Alaska. But unlike invasive species, Wright’s filmy fern is an early colonizer. And figuring out how and when it got here is the next piece of the puzzle. more
Rob Harcourt is a professor of Marine Ecology at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. He's in Sitka as a Scientist in Residency Fellow (SIRF) at the Sitka Sound Science Center. Harcourt uses advanced tagging techniques to study ocean animals and their habitat -- everything from jellyfish to blue whales. He'll be speaking tonight (6PM Wed Apr 22, Alaska Raptor Rehabilitation Center, free) on climate change and penquins: "Will Happy Feet feel the heat?" With SSS research director Tory O'Connell. Downloadable audio. more