First time we have ever seen a dead pup.
Female Stellar sea lion found dead on the beach, partially scavenged by eagles. There was no sign of any bullet holes. In addition, there wasn't any other evidence of what happened to the sea lion.
Young gray whale found dead on the beach.
"It's been sitting up on the beach just putting his head up towards the sky and not making a sound."
Is there something that would cause fingers to tingle or swell after touching the mussels and clams?
Ichneumonid wasp makes an uncommon appearance in northwest Alaska
Small spiny growths on a rosebush resemble spiny galls created by cynipid wasps.
"We have not seen this on a wide-spread occasion in a number of years. They are nesting in sea weed, and making it troublesome to go to the beach." Jacob Martin
Defoliation of willows, alders, and berry bushes may be related to different insect species depending on the plant.
I have not seen this before at Cheney Lake.
These berries were on a south slope in a recently burned area. Seems early to me!