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Grasmeder leaves top hospital post at SEARHC. Interim administrator at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital involved in legal battle at Wrangell Medical Center. Sitka Dive Rescue locates body of drowned yacht crewman in ANB Harbor. Wildfires in the Yukon push smokey haze toward Sitka. NOAA to consider removing humpback whales from Endangered Species List.
Tue Jul 16, 2013
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