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Boats, seals, and the water (not) between

...concerned about the issue of disturbances to harbor seals for a long time," said harbor seal co-management coordinator Aleria Jensen. That concern is especially for glacial sites in May and June, when seals are giving birth.Some measures that could...
Local poet chosen for Poems in Place project

...selected four winning entries from poems written by Alaskans for placement in two Alaska State Parks. Juneau poet Aleria Jensen's poem "A Soldier's Station" will be installed at Caines Head State Recreational Area in Seward, along with...
Watch for whales, expert says

...not negatively impacting them, a marine mammal specialist told members of the Juneau Chamber of Commerce Thursday.Aleria Jensen, a Juneau resident who works for the regional National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration office, was invited...
Writers Weir: Peepers,from cup to handleso that you will knowyou are a child of the northwith something to reckon your life by. * Aleria Jensen lives and writes in Juneau. This poem was previously published in "Wildbranch: An Anthology of Nature, Environmental...
A soldier's - and a poet's - wilderness station

Juneau writer Aleria Jensen's first experience with poetry in wild places was an unexpected and "magical" one as she was hiking in Maryland's Shenandoah...
Whale specialist talks to Chamber

This week's Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon features an appearance by Aleria Jensen, marine mammal specialist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.Jensen will present a talk entitled "Bubblenets...
WhaleFest explores gizmos, gadgets of cetacean science

...are trying to answer have to do with protecting animals from human activity.NOAA Fisheries marine mammal specialist Aleria Jensen spoke on her work with the Pinniped Entanglement Group of NOAA and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. It's...
What to do if you find a stranded, baby animal

...stranding coordinator for the Alaska Marine Mammal Stranding Network. Marine Mammal Stranding Network coordinator Aleria Jensen said the network relies on the efforts of volunteers throughout the state. The network may start a volunteer "seal...
Well-known humpback whale killed in boat collision

...distinctively pigmented tails.The whale's death serves as a reminder for ocean users to slow down and be careful, said Aleria Jensen, NOAA Fisheries Alaska Region marine mammal stranding coordinator."With a recovering population, we are seeing...
My turn

...Limit needed to benefit wildlife, quality of life By Aleria Jensen I'd like to respond to a caller who wondered if the...meadows? Whose are the true wings of Alaskan skies? Aleria Jensen is a fourth generation Douglasite and a graduate student...


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