Author Archives: Katrina

Protection for the Yela Ka Forest

TweetEarlier this month a historic occasion took place on Kosrae. The Yela Valley Ka forest, the last major Terminalia carolinensis forest in the world, is now protected by the first conservation easement in the Asia Pacific Region. The Nature Conservancy … Continue reading

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A Newletter in Disguise :)

TweetThis post is partly to check that the new subscription mechanism is working and to share three short bits of information. Next weekend (April 5-6) I will be at the Seattle Scuba and H2O Show. It’s being held at the … Continue reading

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Spring Time in Kosrae!

TweetHey – I hope that you are having beautiful weather where ever you are. It’s gorgeous here, I was diving two days ago with a group of local students and the water was perfect. Crystal clear, calm and with lots … Continue reading

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Sports Kosrae!

TweetThis has been a great week for sports on Kosrae! You might already know that sports are very popular on here. Well, this week was Heaven for all the sports fans, and great fun for the rest of us. The … Continue reading

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It’s a whole different world!

TweetWhen you thinking of diving in a tropical location, you think of clear vis, amazing corals, wonderfully bizarre animals and huge schools of fish, right? Well, next time you have a chance, take it a little farther. Most tropical destinations … Continue reading

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Diving! Again or Still or Whatever :)

TweetI’ve just spent a couple of excellent weeks diving, with old friends and new. I’m at that really nice place in training a new dive guide, where I need to be there, but he’s almost ready to fly on his … Continue reading

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United Flight Number Change

TweetIt’s not a rumor any more. This was posted yesterday. Check here for the full  post. UNITED Micronesia Island Hopper Flight Number Changes from late-October 2013 by JL Update at 0615GMT 20JUL13 UNITED from 27OCT13 is adjusting operational flight numbers … Continue reading

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What DO you do all day??

TweetBesides all of the ordinary things that go with running a small business? I volunteer, a lot! Yesterday, I spent volunteering with the KIRMA (Kosrae Island Resource Management Authority) Marine Division in their annual survey / cleanup of crown of thorn … Continue reading

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Katrina’s Spring Adventures!

TweetWell, I’ve had an exciting few weeks and not always in a fun way. The “not in a fun way” part involved multiple computer failures, computer viruses in hotel “business” centers and discovering that Android tablets are useful in a … Continue reading

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Unofficial FSM National Election Results

TweetFor all of you who follow the FSM national elections. Check this link for the unofficial results from Tuesday’s election. Cheers, Katrina   Tweet

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