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Natural Observations–The antler story–5-6-2012

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

 

 photos by Robin Song

Host and producer Robin Song tells what the melting snow revealed about a drama which took place last fall. Audio is about 7 minutes. Text follows.

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On March 25th I decided to snowshoe to a pond to see what it looked like in wintertime. Previously, I had only been there in summer, when I had taken Lyra- and any dogs I was care taking- swimming on hot days. I was curious to see the area under a blanket of snow. (more…)

Natural Observations-the antlers story-5-6-2012

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Robin and friendly redpoll

Natural Observations-A trip to Denali National Park-04-29-12

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Denali sunrise from Chulitna-photo by Robin Song

 

 

 

Denali sunrise, East Side-photo by Robin Song

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Host and producer Robin Song takes a road trip to the Park in late April.      Audio is 5 min 45 sec.

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Natural Observations-4-22-2012

Monday, April 23, 2012

Photos by Robin Song

 

On this week’s Earth and Beyond program, host and producer Robin Song relives springtime treks as snow melts, birds migrate, and waterways break up. We hear about a visit of a large flock of snow buntings, waterfowl, hatching aquatic insects, moose remains, ravens, and more. Audio runs 7 min 45 sec.  Text follows.

 

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A springtime snowstorm on April 6th brought a flock of 44 Snow Buntings to Birch Creek Ranch. That topped the count of 32 Snow Buntings, which had come to the ranch in late March. They had stayed about a week, (more…)

Natural Observations-springtime 4-8-2012

Monday, April 9, 2012

Photos by Robin Song

Natural Observations writer, host and producer Robin Song enjoys skiing and snowshoeing in the sunshine of early spring. Audio is 8:15.     Text follows.

 

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After a long, deep-snow winter, we’re being rewarded with a lovely spring. Day after day of sunshine and mild temperatures. Long hours of daylight and the songs of courting birds in the forest. The sunrise, which shone in through the cabin’s south window each morning during the winter, now shines in through the east window. (more…)

Natural Observations-(Mis)adventures in winter hiking

Monday, February 13, 2012

Lyra heads up the creek–photo by Robin Song

Host and producer Robin Song tells the story of a misstep on snowshoe hike one afternoon. Text follows audio.

 

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It was a sunny afternoon, with clouds moving in. I decided to snowshoe down to Birch Creek. I had been there often in summertime, taking Lyra and any dogs I was caretaking down to the water to cool off and play in the creek. It’s not an easy hike, and it becomes a study in patience, getting through all the wild rose bushes, devil’s club, tangles of fallen logs and branches, and avoiding wasp nests. I wanted to see if it was easier in the winter.  (more…)

Natural Observations – 01.16.2012

Monday, January 16, 2012

Ptarmigan

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Natural Observations-the marten

Monday, November 28, 2011

The pine marten, also known as the American marten…this weasel, not often seen, is an attractive animal by any name. Host and producer Robin Song tells us about her sighting, and more about its lifestyle.

 

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Natural Observations-river otters

Monday, September 12, 2011

photo by Robin Song

On this locally produced segment of KTNA’s Earth and Beyond program, host Robin Song describes her encounter with river otters on a nearby lake. Audio is 6:20.  Text is below.

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By Robin Song–On August 25th, my puppy Lyra’s first birthday, I was in a canoe on Fish Lake, in a light rainfall. The dark water was like silky glass. (more…)

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