The object that Jerry is displaying ( in what seems to be a rather threatening manner) is his newest invention, The Salmonator. It is used to quickly dispatch the salmon to that Big Icy River in the Sky.
Yesterday I showed a picture of the wild geraniums growing everywhere. What is confusing to us Texans is that what WE call geraniums are really pelargoniums. Anyhow, this little beauty is the Alpine forget-me-not, the Alaska State Flower, I have not seen any yet, so I had to cheat and get this picture from the internet.
The River Center is a clearinghouse that coordinates the activities (mainly construction) riparian to the Kenai River. The Kenai River was declared a state park many years ago and is governed by many county, state and federal agencies.
This is their information guide. Bank erosion is a big problem here because of all the fisherman constantly going to the waters edge thus destroying the vegetation causing the soil to erode. Many matching grants are available for home builders to help shore up or build fish walkways to help stabilize the waters edge.
NEWS FLASH: Jerry caught 3 salmon yesterday and has gone with Bob this afternoon to once again chase those willy critters of the Kenai River. He has big plans to christen his deluxe ” salmonator ” this afternoon …………….. STAY TUNED FOR THE LATEST.