Sunday, June 19, 2011

Summer Solstice Festival

The Anchorage Fire Department was completing against the Anchorage Police Department in this obstacle course on Fourth Avenue.  One of the many events taking place during the Summer Solstice Festival in downtown Anchorage.

Saturday, June 18, 2011


Our newly transplanted violas are thriving in the 20 hours of sunlight we are currently receiving.  Thanks Jack & Chris!

Summer Project

Thursday, June 16, 2011


Magnitude: 5.2
Location: Kenai Peninsula, Alaska

Time: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 11:06:04 AM AKDT
GMT: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 19:06:04 GMT

Latitude: 60° 44' 31" N  (60.7420°)
Longitude: 151° 0' 28" W  (-151.0080°)
Depth: 30.4 mi


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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Sandhill Cranes

The Sandhill Crane has one of the longest fossil histories of any current existing bird. The oldest Sandhill Crane fossil is 2.5 million years old, over one and a half times older than the earliest remains of most living species of birds.