Wild and Trailless – Denali National Park
Posted by Lee Petersen | April 5, 2021
Wild and Trailless – Denali National Park

It wasn't easy to decide to post route info and GPS data from my trips in Denali National Park. The National Park Service asks specifically not to share GPS tracks...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | April 3, 2021
Spring 2021 Contest

This spring I'm giving away a 12"x18" float metal print, ready to hang. There are 3 ways to enter, be sure to get your name for all three!

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Alpine azalea (Kalmia procumbens) a wildflower in Alaska
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 31, 2021
Alpine Azalea – Kalmia procumbens

The alpine azalea is a mat-forming evergreen shrub found in subarctic, circumpolar regions in North America. Flowers are 5-petaled, pink, with 5 stamen. The plant is very toxic.

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Snow arnica, arnica griscomii
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 19, 2021
Snow Arnica – Arnica griscomii

Snow arnica, also commonly known as frigid arnica is a yellow flowering plant common in open and alpine areas in Alaska and northwestern Canada.

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Water arum – Calla palustris
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 16, 2021
Water arum – Calla palustris

The water arum, or wild calla, is semi-aquatic plant typically with a large white bract and large leaves. It is mostly poisonous and can be dangerous to pets when planted...

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aurora on March 13, 2021
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 14, 2021
March 13, 2021 – Aurora Borealis and Plumbing

Aurora Borealis Blog The fast solar wind stream from a southern coronal hole continues, and we continue to benefit from its impact on Earth's magnetic field! Aurora emerging over the...

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March 12, 2021 Aurora Borealis
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 13, 2021
March 12, 2021 Aurora Borealis

Aurora over Fairbanks | Purchase Print Earth has entered a fast solar wind stream from a coronal hole sparking some nice northern lights last night! After a spike in plasma...

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Nakedstem Wallflower – Parrya nudicaulis
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 10, 2021
Nakedstem Wallflower – Parrya nudicaulis

The nakedstem wallflower or parry's wallflower is native to Alaska and Northern Canada, and Asia. It has a raceme of violet, showy flowers and long basal leaves.

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Our Alaska – Indiegogo Campaign
Posted by Lee Petersen | March 5, 2021
Our Alaska – Indiegogo Campaign

Today I launched an Indiegogo campaign to help raise funds for this website.

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Aurora Borealis – February 19-21, 2021
Posted by Lee Petersen | February 21, 2021
Aurora Borealis – February 19-21, 2021

Aurora borealis displays February 19-21 in Fairbanks, Alaska. Geomagnetic storms sparked from a fast solar wind from a coronal hole have provided us with great northern lights!

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