The pink flowers of the liverleaf wintergreen plant
Posted by Lee Petersen | September 18, 2022
Liverleaf Wintergreen – Pyrola asarifolia

The liverleaf wintergreen is a 10-20 cm tall plant with a raceme of pink, nodding flowers. It typically lives in forests or alpine meadows in moist soil.

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Posted by Lee Petersen | August 27, 2022
2023 Aurora Borealis Wall Calendar

2023 Aurora Borealis Wall Calendar with photos by Lee Petersen. The calendar is 8.5"x11" and spiral bound for sale on lulu.com.

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Butter and eggs – Linaria vulgaris
Posted by Lee Petersen | July 16, 2022
Butter and eggs – Linaria vulgaris

Butter and eggs, or toadflax is a yellow and white flowering, snap-dragon like plant that is native to Europe and parts of Asia and is invasive to most of North...

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Stream on the Canwell Glacier
Posted by Lee Petersen | July 7, 2022
Spring and Summer Updates 2022

Some spring and summer updates for 2022. Hiking photos and video from Granite Tors, the Canwell Glacier, McManus Mountain and more.

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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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