Author Archives: Liz

Fabulous Fantastic Flying Foxes

Warning: Once again, I’m going to ignore the rules about short attention spans.  I’m one who is convinced that a few sentences just aren’t enough for the amazing stuff in our world. Over the past couple of months, thousands of … Continue reading

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All Shook Up

Last night we had a big earthquake and a warning to immediately head for high ground. First, an instant wake-up at midnight–the house rattling, creaking, and shuddering, then heavier jolts accompanied by deep protracted rumbles. I splayed out on the … Continue reading

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Hooked on Salmon

Eighteen months ago, Encounters received support from the Alaska Sustainable Salmon Fund to make two radio programs about salmon and to produce companion online materials. At that point, the assignment seemed pretty straightforward.  No big deal.  But what happened is … Continue reading

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Twitcher’s Paradise

A few days ago, I stumbled off the jet after a 13 hour marathon flight from Los Angeles to Canberra, the national capital of Australia.  Soon afterward, I was cool and cozy in the home of my good friends Libby … Continue reading

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