A tree swallow flies from a nesting box after feeding chicks at the Juneau Community Gardens in 2016. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A tree swallow flies from a nesting box after feeding chicks at the Juneau Community Gardens in 2016. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Tree swallow box project seeks to understand the vanishing population

More than a billion birds have been lost over the last three decades

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Bradley A. Bethel, 32, is wanted by the Juneau Police Department for a $20,000 warrant pertaining to a felony cruelty to animals charge issued Thursday. (Courtesy photo | Juneau Police Department)
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                                A humpback whale is seen near Shelter Island in August 2011.
                                A humpback whale is seen near Shelter Island on August 3, 2011. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Egan-Yandukin intersection’s future is in the works

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Kevin Ritchie adds a comment to a map at a kickoff meeting for City and Borough of Juneau’s effort to create South Douglas-West Juneau Area Plan, Wednesday, Jan. 15. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Douglas residents share vision for community’s future

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