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U.S. Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen announces David Schmid as the new Regional Forester for Alaska Region
He will oversee management of more than 22 million acres.
What Black Friday weekend really looked like.
Movie screening to show gardens, raise funds for arboretum It will be a well-seasoned event. “Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf” will be screened… Continue reading
This is Rain Country.
Issue likely caused by warmer ocean temperatures in Alaska.
It’s dark all the time now. When you leave for work or school, there is no light coming home either. Winter in Juneau.
There hasn’t been a lot of observable biological activity on recent walks.
Jacks are an important part of most, if not all, sockeye runs.
How many other little tricks of flight are out there, still to be discovered?
I’ve been pretty surprised with how surprised I’ve been lately. First has been the early afternoon darkness after daylight saving time. Despite growing up in… Continue reading
A fresh new winter season feels good.
Alaska chickadees have proven themselves brainier than Colorado chickadees. A researcher at the University of California, Davis once compared black-capped chickadees from Anchorage to chickadees… Continue reading
Taking a bite of mushroom or truffle is quick and easy.
He’s one of just under 400 people to do it.
The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center will host a series of activities for young children this winter on the second Saturday of every month. The events… Continue reading
I sat under the cover of a massive cedar tree on top of a steep hill hidden from Google Earth satellites, hoping a deer will… Continue reading
It is advantageous for plants to disperse their seeds away from the parent plant. If all the seeds just fell under the parent, the high… Continue reading
As Alaskans, we know this — salmon are a defining characteristic of our state’s cultures.
At the next Wildlife Wednesday on Nov. 7, naturalists Mary Willson and Kathy Hocker will share images, stories from the field and hands-on skull examples… Continue reading
New study proves something Alaskans always knew.