The other day I was down at my favorite bulk food store back in the livestock area. Standing there with a blank stare, I must have been motionless for awhile as my daughter finally says, "Daddy are you OK?".
NEW YORK - For more than 20 years, state park officials in Massachusetts have encouraged locals to get off the couch Jan. 1 and take a hike - nothing too strenuous, but a healthy way to start the new year.
Years ago, during a visit to Kelly Lake in late May, I noticed swirls and upwellings in front of the boat launching ramp. From a willow bush at the water's edge, I was able to see at least 50 actively spawning Longnose suckers.
A new multi-artist exhibit at Ptarmigan Arts, “Aurora Borealis,” not only offers some of the best northern lights photographers in Homer, it also shows that to take awesome photographs of the Alaska winter sky you don’t need the newest and best digital camera equipment.
Opening last week, and ...
Three years ago, Ted Bailey, a retired biologist at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, posed the question of whether Woolly mammoths had once roamed the Kenai Peninsula to our Refuge Notebook readers.
Subzero temperatures and a blanket of snow can make the Kenai landscape appear to be biologically quiet during the winter, aside from highlights such as the appearance of animal tracks across a frozen lake, or the swoop of an owl in the trees.