The Morning Interview
Iron Braves take 3rd in state Robotics competition
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Mt. Edgecumbe student Nick Bouker is a junior from Dillingham, and team captain of the Iron Braves, one of two MEHS Robotics teams to compete at state earlier this month. The Iron Braves and Titanium Braves took 3rd and 4th place. With Robotics teacher Mark Nance.
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