It's that magical time of year once again when the salmon are flooding through the Kenai River and its tributaries. People and wildlife alike flock to the shores in hopes of catching their fill of the riches that the waters provide.
Truman Capote famously told friends that the very wealthy eat better vegetables - tiny ones. So there's another plus for gardening: It's easier to eat the way the super-rich do. Not that smaller is always better in the world of vegetables.
Since the early days when the Peterson Bay Field Station opened in 1983, visitors to the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies environmental education center started their trip off with a little exercise.