Resurrection in the Food Web

I often wonder if people in the Southern Hemisphere view Easter differently than we north of the line.  Easter is so tied into rebirth, renewal and resurrection.  It comes naturally in the springtime.  If the days were getting shorter, leaves falling and flowers wilting I am not sure how I would view Easter, perhaps as the promise of resurrection at some time in the future. … Continue reading Resurrection in the Food Web

The Great Spring Sitka Sound Bio-mass Festival.

March brings life to Sitka Sound.  When the herring come in everyone follows, by air, in the sea and under the sea.  The eagles, gulls, whales, sea lions and fishermen all congregate to celebrate the great spring biomass festival and feast on what the Sound provides.  I love this time of year, herring mean spring. This year’s herring fishery is not the rodeo that we … Continue reading The Great Spring Sitka Sound Bio-mass Festival.