Outdoors

Common Ground

We all have specific events and experiences in our lives which greatly influence or even alter the course of our lives. For me personally, it was the Exxon Valdez oil spill and its aftermath that began opening my eyes to the many deficiencies in our regulatory system, and of the […]

Alaska Dreams

Alaska Dreams from Joe Bronkhorst on Vimeo. Hey guys this is Joe Bronkhorst, I would like to say Happy New Year to all. One of the cool things about making a video is getting outside to see the mountains and breath the fresh air. This video is a gift to […]

FISHING VESSEL SEARCHED FOR RATS

SEWARD – Apparently for the first time since statehood, an Alaska State Trooper has boarded a fishing vessel in Seward specifically to search for illegal rats. Acting on a tip alleging a rat infestation, the trooper last week searched a large fishing vessel that recently arrived from Dutch Harbor. While […]

Outfitter and Guide Special Use Notice

Notification to prospective Outfitter and Guide Special Use applicants for commercial use of the Chugach National Forest To prioritize proposals for outfitter and guide uses on the Chugach National Forest and to provide efficient and fair service to all applicants: All proposals for new outfitter and guide services and requests […]

Sporadic Bird Report: hungry eagle drama!

Sporadic Bird Report: hungry eagle drama!

December 9, 2008 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 9:49 am, sunset 3:51 pm, length of day 6 hours, 1 minute; tomorrow will be 1 minute and 58 seconds shorter as we approach the December 21st winter solstice. Weather: December 7th was a spectacular sunny day, calm, and at 37º […]

Bohemian Waxwing

Bohemian Waxwing

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Bohemian Waxwing Posted: 03 Dec 2008 06:00 AM CST     Bohemian Waxwing on the Mountain Ash in our backyard, Seward, Alaska. I love these colorful birds, but they sure can be tough to photograph.  Hundreds would descend on the tree at a time, […]

Seward Animal Shelter Update

Seward Animal Shelter Update

We have two featured Pets of the Week because we are really hoping they find a home together. “Norman” and “Albert” are 9-month old neutered male cats. Albert is short haired and Norman has barely medium hair. They are both beautiful, playful and love each other. They will be tons […]

Mountain Alpenglow

Mountain Alpenglow

The Latest from The Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Mountain alpenglow, Seward, Alaska. Here is another new image captured right from our front porch late last week – it feels like cheating! I love how only this one peak from the entire range emerged from the clouds – and if that wasn’t enough, […]

Seward Weather Station

Dave Paperman has a weather station at his house in Nash Woods.  The weather data can be found at www.wunderground.com’s Seward section.  Or the weather cam images are updated every five minutes.  In the future we will incorporate this set of data into our weather link at the top of […]

Puffin Paintings on SALE

Puffin Paintings on SALE

One-of-a-kind paintings created by the Alaska SeaLife Center’s avian artists are on sale for the holiday season! Normally $150, these unique works of art are priced at $100* through December 24th! Each painting comes framed with an inset puffin photograph, and includes a biography of the artist. For more information […]

Seward Sporadic Bird Report: Blackbirds

Seward Sporadic Bird Report: Blackbirds

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 9:14 am, sunset 6:07 pm, length of day 8 hours, 52 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 15 seconds shorter. Weather: Cold at 19º this morning, warming to a pleasant 34º with snow-laden clouds gathering by late afternoon. The […]

Urgent Cat Homes Needed

Urgent Cat Homes Needed

The Seward Animal Shelter is experiencing a maximum capacity of cats at the shelter.  We typically do not have to euthanize for space purposes, but it is not looking good…. If you or anyone you know has been considering adopting a new feline friend- Now is the time!! Don’t delay […]

Dutton Joins Alaska SeaLife Center as New CEO

Dutton Joins Alaska SeaLife Center as New CEO

Seward, AK – September 15, 2008 – Dr. Ian Dutton has been appointed as the new president and CEO of the Alaska SeaLife Center. An Alaska resident, Dr. Dutton has more than 25 years experience in marine science and conservation. He joins the Center from The Nature Conservancy where he […]