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Becoming outdoorsy

...outdoors, or even those looking to expand upon current knowledge, starts next Wednesday.Tennie Bentz, Alaska Department of Fish and Game Wildlife Education specialist and BOW coordinator, said the program is now in its seventh year in Southeast...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-27/becoming-outdoorsy
Outdoors
Fireside lecture to focus on brown bears

Stories and images of Haines' Chilkoot River brown bears will fill the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center's movie screen on Friday, Feb.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-02-18/fireside-lecture-focus-brown-bears
Art
Ideal growing conditions lead to Fairbanks birch seed boom

FAIRBANKS - A rusty brown substance is covering snow melting in Fairbanks, and foresters say it's good news for people with allergies. The substance is a massive crop of birch seeds, produced by trees growing in ideal conditions since last summer.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-01/ideal-growing-conditions-lead-fairbanks
State
Fireside lecture highlights Chilkoot River brown bears

Stories and images of Haines' Chilkoot River brown bears will fill the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center's movie screen on Friday, Feb.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-20/fireside-lecture-highlights-chilkoot
Outdoors
Small size, big appetites

Recently, I watched some very small mammals scuttling through the meadow grasses, easily running under the fallen stems. They were shrews, which are smaller than most mice.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-05/small-size-big-appetites
Outdoors
City mulls fence regs to protect moose

ANCHORAGE - After five moose were gored to death trying to jump over some decorative fences, officials in Alaska's largest city are considering regulations to make the gothic-style fences safer. The Anchorage Assembly on Aug.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-22/city-mulls-fence-regs-protect-moose
State
Got unwanted musk oxen? Try bear urine to ward them off

...Bear urine.Some suspect the large shaggy animals are seeking refuge in Nome because of brown bears, Alaska Department of Fish and Game wildlife biologist Tony Gorn told KNOM."We routinely, almost daily now, move musk ox. But then they come...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-04/got-unwanted-musk-oxen-try-bear-urine-w
State
Black bear still awake, patrolling downtown

It may be time to hibernate, but there's at least one black bear in town that's not very sleepy - and most likely, it all comes down to food.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-10/black-bear-still-awake-patrolling-do
Outdoors
Wolf pups plucked from Kenai wildfire

...living occupants found in the smoldering debris of the Funny River Horse Trail Wildfire on Tuesday, Alaska Department of Fish and Game Wildlife Biologist Jeff Selinger didn't know what to expect.According to a release from the ADF&G, firefighters...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-29/wolf-pups-plucked-kenai-wildfire
Outdoors
Bear makes surprise visit to Alaskan Bar Monday

A black bear stopped by the Alaskan Hotel & Bar on Monday night, but was quickly bounced by the bartender on duty. Manager Scott Fry was at the hotel's front desk when he saw the bear pass by outside at about 9:15 p.m.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-25/bear-makes-surprise-visit-alaskan-bar-m
Local

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