Peonies are usually ready to pick in early July. But due to this year’s colder weather and the lack of sun, they’re still not ready in the middle of the month.
The closure will give bears unhindered access to shallower waters.
During the height of climbing season, base camp managers might have one hundred climbers at a time who are anxious to fly back to Talkeetna for a shower and a hot meal.
Snap them off when they start bending over and looping on themselves or you may have small garlic bulbs at harvest time.
Last month, a woman from Bethel started a late afternoon hike in Southcentral Alaska that turned into a survival mission that spanned three days.
The area saw record snowfalls this winter and with the spring melt and shifting tides in the brackish waters, the river is rapidly eroding its bank.
Blueberries, raspberries, apples and cherries all seem to be late this season, likely because they have little energy left over from last year’s cool and wet conditions.
There seem to be more mosquitoes in Southcentral Alaska this spring. Some say bad mosquito years tend to come after winters with a lot of snow.
UAA’s assistant athletics director ended up hopping on his bike and leading marathon runners around a black bear sow.
Most of the time, bears don’t want to mess around with humans.