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Almost all of us have picked up enough facts about how our world turns through space just by existing. Most of us forget our observations–for example, we see the Sun every day, so we never pay enough attention to know where it will be in...

And just like that, summer of 2022 has come and gone! We have entered the beautiful autumn, where the morning air is cool and crisp, and the deciduous trees are starting to show us their unmistakable autumn colors.  Just like how each season can teach us...

Songs of the Week: "Insomniac" by Memo Boy and "Witches" by Alice Phoebe Lou Hey y'all! It's been a while hasn't it? Since it's been a while since we talked let me tell you about what's been going on at Rocky and in my life since...

Photo of myself halfway to Sourdough Lookout! This season there has been a lot of growth. Not only by the plants here at the native plant restoration program, but myself too. I have expanded current skills, and gained new ones. I have learned more about...

Summer is in full swing here at the North Cascades. We have had many weeks where temperatures have been in the high 90s or low 100s! Fires are throwing smoke in the air, and the warmer weather is attracting more visitors. Luckily, we have yet...

I didn’t realize how much I would miss the mountain until I left for a few days. The quiet, the green, the omnipresence of the mountain watching over us even when we can’t see her. The people, the simplicity of the daily routine, the distinct...

It rains here! They say monsoon season is here, and, as you can see above, the mountains can even make a rainy day look good. I finally deployed my final recorder a few weeks ago. Since then, I’ve been hiking all over, doing regular maintenance on...

Once again, it’s me, Ivan. But hopefully you know that by now. Welcome back to another installment of my blog. Since last time, I have been keeping up with regular deployment and maintenance of the audio monitors. For the most part, it’s been business as usual....

Growing up in the PNW means growing up with huckleberries. The small stretch of woods behind my house in Snoqualmie had a path which led to a bog, and along that path grew those tiny, sour, red huckleberries all August long. I never walked the...

Hi Everyone, Last blog post, we left off on taking the fog monitoring stations out in the field. This week, we will talk about programming two of our weather stations that are attached to the fog monitoring stations. To give you a little background information, initially we...