Prickly rose (Rosa acicularis) plant is blooming when others have gone to hips.
Bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) disappeared from usual nesting spot.
Small, approachable, deer found with possible broken jaw, discolored saliva, and injury on hindquarter.
Thawing and eroding is destroying river bank, impacting access, threatening infrastructure and causing safety concerns.
I started looking for insects months ago only to find them significantly absent from this area.
The spruce along the highway between mile 157 and 162 show signs of stress, the tips of the branches are orangish and the deep green of the trees are fading.
Heavy spring precipitation leads to strong river flow, sweeping away cabin and fish rack.
Unusual Stellar sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) sighting in Utqiaġvik.
Wood frog sighted on trail.
Fewer wasp and mosquito interactions in Anchorage in 2018 than typical.
Unidentified beetle pupa found near camp on a river bank.
Grasshopper seen in area with typically few sightings
Spruce rust (Chrysomyxa ledicola) fungal spores found along the banks on the Kuskokwim River
Slow sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) runs in the Aleutians potentially linked to warming ocean temperatures.
More bees seen enjoying sweet clover thus year than in recent years.
Residents of Chevak and Hooper Bay found two species of sea bird either dead or approachable near the mouth of the Kiuqliiviq and Aprun rivers near fish camps. Residents of Hooper Bay also found a dead sea mammal on the beach.
Fireweed Clearwing Moth (Albuna pyramidalis) found in south Anchorage.
Ocean water has a green tint near Craig and Klawock, Alaska.
Porpoise spotted heading up the Pastolik River