Bears in southern Southeast Alaska aren’t asleep yet, and it’s officially mating season for area deer. State wildlife biologist Boyd Porter talked with KRBD about wildlife encounters, and safety tips. Here is a portion of that interview:
Ketchikan and Vicinity Forecast
Sunny, with a high near 32. North wind 20 to 30 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Conversations From the Shores of Revillagigedo
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In the Garden
At this time of year the garden is quiet. New compost has been added in anticipation of the as yet planting of next year’s garlic. Taking a walk on the wild side with two new varieties of hard neck garlic, Organic Vietnamese Red and Spanish Roja. The Spanish Roja, reportedly brought to Northwest Oregon before 1900, is often called Greek garlic. The Organic Vietnamese Red is a milder garlic with higher sugar content and sweet flavor.
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