Bioblitz co-organizer Scott Harris calls it the “natural history event of the year” in Sitka. Volunteers are going to spread out in a 7-mile radius, with the goal of counting every species of everything they possibly can in 24 hours. You know, no big deal. Harris and co-organizer Perry Edwards spoke to KCAW’s Holly Keen.
The Morning Interview
Bioblitz to catalog area species
Sitka will sell off a significant portion of its land at the Gary Paxton Industrial Park. The Assembly approved the sale at its meeting Tuesday night. It’s the first of what may be several sales at the former pulp mill site. more
The Forest Service temporarily closed the artesian well for system inspection last Wednesday (1-21-15). District Ranger Perry Edwards says the water was always safe to drink. The problem was that it was coming out too slowly. more