Local News

Volunteers continue Audubon bird count around Petersburg

Volunteers spent a Saturday in December counting birds on and around Mitkof Island, as part of the nationwide Audubon Christmas Bird Count. The annual cataloging of species and numbers has happened in this area for two and a half decades.

Mallards on Hammer Slough, KFSK file photo


The volunteers were spread out on Mitkof Island December 15th and documented 56 types of birds. Joe Viechnicki spoke with one of them, Brad Taylor, about this year’s count.

For iFriendly audio, click here:
Check out this link for past numbers logged on Mitkof Island.

Recent News

Four Petersburg artists to show work in Anchorage

Wet Meadow Stream, oil painting by Beth Flor
The Rasmuson Art Acquisition Fund requested the art pieces owned by the Clausen Museum. more

Three cheers for KFSK’s Angela Denning who has been awarded THREE Alaska Press Club Awards.

Two first places: Best Arts reporting Best Business reporting One second place: Best Single Story reporting. Congrats! We knew you were awesome.