Posted by Lee Petersen | June 19, 2022
Alaska Photocache

The Alaska Photocache is meant to be a fun, photo-sharing page about exploring Alaska in a responsible way. It's kind of like geocaching, but with photos instead. The idea is...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | June 12, 2022
2023 Wall Calendar

My 2023 Wall Calendar is ready for order. Photos of wildlife, aurora borealis, landscape, and glaciers. All photos were taken by Fairbanks local photographer Lee Petersen.

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Snowy Spring Hikes and More
Posted by Lee Petersen | May 29, 2022
Snowy Spring Hikes and More

Photos and stories from some snowy spring hikes, bouldering, and birding around Fairbanks, Alaska. Backpacking at Granite Tors, hiking Angel Rocks, climbing at the Tatlanika Boulders and more.

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Pasqueflower – Anemone patens var. multifida
Posted by Lee Petersen | May 22, 2022
Pasqueflower – Anemone patens var. multifida

The pasqueflower is a purple-flowering perennial herb that grows from fibrous roots. It is poisonous to humans and animals.

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Posted by Lee Petersen | May 18, 2022
Hello World – Vlog Edition

That's right! I'm joining every other man, woman, child, and their mothers in starting a video blog. My plan is for it to mostly be about photography, hiking, backpacking, outdoor...

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Fata Morgana – Superior Mirage
Posted by Lee Petersen | May 15, 2022
Fata Morgana – Superior Mirage

A fata morgana or superior mirage is a mirage that appears on the horizon and is typically associated with ships at sea or distant mountains.

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Parhelion – Sun Dog
Posted by Lee Petersen | April 29, 2022
Parhelion – Sun Dog

A parhelion or sun dog is a bright patch of light occurring on or near the 22° halo on the right and/or left of the Sun caused by the refraction...

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Oneflower cinquefoil – Potentilla uniflora
Posted by Lee Petersen | April 19, 2022
Oneflower cinquefoil – Potentilla uniflora

The oneflower cinquefoil (Potentilla uniflora) is a yellow-flowering perennial herb that grows in gravelly soils and tundra and is covered in silky hairs.

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Spring Things
Posted by Lee Petersen | April 13, 2022
Spring Things

It's been a while since I've written a plain old blog post. I'm primarily working on my Alaska Wildflower Guide, so there's lots of new stuff there. Not much else....

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Marsh fleabane
Posted by Lee Petersen | April 5, 2022
Marsh fleabane

The marsh fleabane (Tephroseris palustris), also known as the mastodon flower is a yellow flowering annual or biennial that grows in wet habitats.

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