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Refuge Notebook: Geologists determine age of Bluff Point Landslide

...extending on both sides of the main slide with collapse deposits at the bluff base. In July 2009, between Bluff Point and Diamond Creek, the high bluff face collapsed like a hammer onto the upper end of an old slide block, rotating the block like a...
Tsunami debris encroaching on Cook Inlet, volunteers needed

...Homer area, the first of which was discovered and photographed by Homer News staff writer Michael Armstrong near the Diamond Creek beach near Bluff Point on Saint Patrick's Day. The buoy is 36 inches long with a 20-inch diameter and could be...
The 'hidden' life aquatic: river insects

...find and study the macroinvertebrate insect communities living in streams around Homer, Anchor Point, and in the Diamond Creek and Bridge Creek, among others.But it isn't all about discovering "cool" bugs living in the water. The insect...
Old rocks, renewed passion

...during the last ice age for sure." But over the years, as people came forward with fossil elements found between Diamond Creek and Homer but as far north as Clam Gulch, he started to change his mind. He even recalls a story of kid finding a...
Bones' clues

...and partial skull found by A. J. Weber, also in the Diamond Creek area. The tooth fragment found by Gordon in November...was," he said of what he found while hiking in the Diamond Creek area in August. "I knew it wasn't a piece of wood...
Floating concern

...Kachemak Bay did not result in a large amount of debris from the tsunami, Chandler said, but other beaches in the Diamond Creek and Anchor Point areas did see some. Chandler said he did not hear much of any tsunami debris collected on Central...
Homer inaugurates new multi-use trail

...cleared dead spruce trees from the Diamond Creek State Recreation Area, they not...the trailhead for a path to the Diamond Creek beach, but a nonmotorized trail...broken bikes and dirty backs. The Diamond Creek State Recreation Area is one of...
Deadline looming for Homer ski trail land purchase

...maintains more than 30 kilometers of ski trails within the Diamond Creek watershed, making it largest area maintained for cross-country...acquisition of the land would protect important wetlands and Diamond Creek from future development. Records show residents log...
Refuge Notebook: Book puts a finger on the 'nature-deficit disorder' up" group with an e-mail list where people could announce outings that anyone could join, such as a hike down Diamond Creek, bird watching on the spit, snow tubing at Ohlson Mountain, or a trip across the bay. Several others volunteered...


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