Alaska Outdoors

Which came first in Alaska: cabins or bats?

Long live the little brown bat!

Roots and places

“Every special place has a song it sings …”

Sustainable Alaska: Mining decisions need better science

Biologists, ecological experts arrive at a consensus.

Little brown bats remain a northern mystery

Author reexamines Alaska bats.

Lucky? Good? Who cares

The hunt continues.

Mystery organism comes to light

A real-life X-Files episode.

Alaska’s three types of Amanita muscaria

A common, conspicuous, gaudy mushroom.

Living dead scattered across Alaska landscape

16-legged frogs? Yes, it’s a thing.

When a hat isn’t just a hat

Dude, where’s my hat?

How do rising C02 levels affect plants?

Carbon dioxide and ecosystems.

The story behind these ubiquitous round worms

There are thousands of species of nematodes.

Middle Alaska once again part of the cryosphere

Changes to the Alaska snowpack.

Scouts try out environmental stewardship

Troop helps plant over 100 trees.

A change in season is marked by tree leaves turning color at Evergreen Cemetery on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Autumn arrives in Juneau

Observations from Eaglecrest, Dan Moller and Gold Ridge.

A change in season is marked by tree leaves turning color at Evergreen Cemetery on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)