Category Archives: Seasons

Spring Transition

The change from winter to that truncated season in the far north which is kind of all lumped together as spring/summer/early-autumn comes late, but it’s happening now. The brown and gray landscape is rapidly changing to one highlighted by bright … Continue reading

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Spring

First day of spring and breakup is definitely underway in Anchorage. There’s still lots of snow in the Chugach Mountains east of town though and it will be some time before things begin to green up, but migrating waterfowl are … Continue reading

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They’re Back

The gulls and geese have returned for the “summer” season.  It may seem a bit early, since ice has not yet melted from all the lakes and ponds and foliage is mostly still brown.  But the annual transition has begun, … Continue reading

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Autumn

Fall colors haven’t reached their peak yet in much of Southcentral Alaska, but their annual transition is being challenged this year on two fronts.  Last winter and much of the early spring and summer were very dry and many trees … Continue reading

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