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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.
The Juneau Cooperative Extension Service office will close today to move locations. The office helps interpret and extend research-based knowledge to locals. From family and… Continue reading
I guess it’s OK to take a break.
Nothing fills your lungs, your eyes and your soul like Alaska.
Just in time for Halloween, the U.S. Forest Service will celebrate National Bat Week at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center this weekend. Youth-oriented activities and… Continue reading
Over the weekend Katie McCaffrey and I spent almost eight hours approaching and exploring the Herbert Glacier at mile 28 on the Juneau road system.… Continue reading
What happens to bears in years when food sources are poor?
We live at a time and in a country when we have so much free time and so much money, we can spend $700 on a fly rod and go to rivers to catch and release fish.
Definitely a Gucci view.
At the end of August, a security guard helped save a bird in Salmon Creek. Jeff Williams, an office for Juneau Goldbelt Security, found a… Continue reading
This tick is very rare in Alaska, but that could change.
People interested in keeping up-to-date project happenings on the Tongass National Forest can sign up for email lists. The U.S. Forest Service uses these lists… Continue reading