It’s Shorebird Season in Alaska – What you can do

Every morning, when I step outside to fetch the newspaper from my front shrubbery, I hear them. Birds making noise. A multitude of chirps, squawks, and chortles that wake me up and remind our household that spring has indeed finally arrived again in Alaska. Our home in Anchorage sits several miles from the muddy, silty […]

Alaska’s Birds Deserve Our Attention: Christmas Bird Count for Kids

UPDATE: As of 8 a.m. today (Friday), the Alaska Zoo reported only 12 more slots available for the Christmas Bird Count for Kids event happening Sunday. Call now if you’d like to register. 907 341-6463. *This article originally appeared in the December 4 edition of the Alaska Dispatch News* A little chickadee flittered past my […]

Fun Friday, School’s Out!

Oh my goodness, another school year has come and gone, and hopefully our kids are all the wiser for it. This is the time of year when  my mom would gather the three of us together and have a little chat about the rules of the road for summer vacation. Usually it went something like […]