Beaver Lake Slide: Before and After
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The slope above Beaver Lake: AFTER
This picture was taken by Roger Golub from the west side of Beaver Lake in Sitka, looking over at the slope that failed on the east side of the lake on November 12, 2011.
The slope above Beaver Lake: BEFORE
Visit Roger Golub’s blog here. To view KCAW’s story about the “mass wasting” event that destroyed a section of the popular Beaver Lake Trail, click here.
There’s a new bird in town, and she’s a little shy. After a long career in education, she doesn’t have a lot of patience for the classroom. But for the right student, she still has plenty to teach. These days, she’s settling into a comfortable retirement, just off Sawmill Creek Road-- at the Alaska Raptor Center. more
Linda Behnken, the Executive Director of the Alaska Longline Fisherman's Association was joined by Tori O'Connell, the Research Director of the Sitka Sound Science Center, to provide an update on SEASWAP (The Southeast Alaska Sperm Whale Avoidance Project). As O'Connell explains, the project just secured $311,000 in funding to continue research on a sperm whale avoidance network this fall. The avoidance network will tag whales in the Chatham Strait black cod fishery and give fisherman devices to communicate where the whales are located. Downloadable audio. more