Southeast Spotlight: Yakutat Tern Festival, May 28-31

...southernmost known breeding colonies of Aleutian Terns, a fact that is a front-runner in the field of Aleutian Tern research, including studies on...fifth-annual-tern-festival-welcome-aleutian-terns
Fifth annual tern festival to welcome Aleutian terns's largest known breeding colonies of Aleutian terns wants to be. So for the fifth...Yakutat is near the southern edge of the Aleutian terns' breeding range, it has one...of course, a trip specifically to see Aleutian terns.There are also birding opportunities...
Moderate quake hits western Aleutians

ATKA - A moderate earthquake rumbled through the Andreanof Islands region of the Western Aleutians. The Alaska Earthquake Information Center said the magnitude 5.2 quake was centered 37 miles east of the tiny community of Atka...
Jet makes emergency landing in Aleutians

ANCHORAGE - An American Airlines jet made an emergency landing on a remote island in Alaska's Aleutians after a fire warning light malfunctioned, the airline said Monday. Flight 175, traveling from Dallas-Fort Worth to Tokyo...
Intense storm headed to Aleutian Islands

...intensity of 2012's Superstorm Sandy is expected to reach the Aleutian Islands over the weekend and bring unseasonably frigid temperatures...In fact, 69 mph wind gusts blew in last week in the western Aleutian town of Adak, a former Naval Air Station east of Nuri's...
Senate passes resolution opposing Aleutians marine sanctuary

...opposing a new marine sanctuary in the Aleutian Islands.Public Employees for Environmental...waters near the Alaska Peninsula and Aleutian Islands. The federal fisheries agency...local support for new protections in the Aleutians and details opposition from some communities...
Agency will hunt invasive caribou on remote island

ANCHORAGE - Hunters from a federal agency will travel to a remote island in the Aleutians to kill caribou, an invasive species that threatens wilderness vegetation.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is moving forward...
Cleveland Volcano erupts in Aleutians

ANCHORAGE - There are now two active volcanos in Alaska's Aleutians Islands. The Alaska Volcano Observatory reports Cleveland Volcano erupted Monday, sending ash up to 17,000 feet in the air...
Hilsinger named new science advisor for the Aleutian King Crab Research Foundation

...John Hilsinger has been named the new science advisor for the Aleutian King Crab Research Foundation. Hilsinger - the former says in a press release that surveys to evaluate the Aleutian crab resource are limited because of distance. Crabber believe...
Adam Matthias Greenwald Although he would have liked to, he never left Alaska during his deployment, spending most of his Army years in the Aleutians.After the war Adam returned to Hoonah and worked in many different occupations. He owned a logging company, was the proprietor...


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