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EventRobin op
Date of Sighting01/01/14

Deb Rudis, wildlife biologist for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, reports: "Hello from the Alaska panhandle. Our climate is influenced by the adjacent marine environment and steep mountains. This temperate rainforest has year-round moisture from rain and snow. Average precipitation is about 60 in of rain and 80 inches of snow with much more snow at higher elevations. This year winter is back in Juneau. Snowing the past 3 days (2/15-17) and we are happy to be back to a real snowy winter! Spring weather usually starts in April and most snow at sea level has melted, but we still can ski in the mountains. Headed out for alpine skiing! Enjoy your day! Robin predictions
first seen 3-30-14
first heard 3-30-14."

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Here's a cool shot from January 27, 2012 from top of our downhill ski area - I call these trees the snow gnomes. Hard to believe that there are really trees beneath that much snow....

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Observer's First NameDeborah
Observer's Last NameRudis
Teacher's First NameDeborah
Teacher's Last NameRudis

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