As seen in our sign on poster designed by Sitka artist Vern Culp, Raven Radio turns 32 years old today. Technically, KCAW went on the air with a limited broadcast schedule at an earlier date, but March 6th is the “official” birthday of Raven Radio. Thanks to everyone who has contributed to the ongoing success of our community station since our sign on in 1982 and the years before~!
Happy Birthday to us!
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