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My Turn: Tongass officials should look to the future

...hence will look on the legacy of the last 50 years with some sadness, perhaps even outrage. Southeast Alaska's Alexander Archipelago rare qualities make the area one of the finest gems of our Earth. The extraction of wood, a common and cheap resource...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-07/my-turn
Opinion
Scientists use CSI-style tests to count Alaska wolf packs

...and Wildlife Service on June 10, accusing the agency of "delaying Endangered Species Act" protection for the Alexander Archipelago wolf. Native to Southeast Alaska, the animals are often black or dark gray, eat salmon in the fall and are...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-06/scientists-use-csi-style-tests-count-al
State
Groups file lawsuit for listing of rare wolf

...whether a rare Alaska wolf should be listed as endangered.A decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Alexander Archipelago wolves, a subspecies of gray wolves that lives in old-growth forest of southeast Alaska, is 18 months overdue...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-11/groups-file-lawsuit-listing-rare-wolf
State
Alaska Editorial: The right direction

...Wales Island.The challenges to the sale up to this point include appeals, and the possibility of listing the Alexander Archipelago wolf as an endangered species hangs on the horizon. Those are big challenges.They can be addressed if Alaskans...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-08/alaska-editorial-right-direction
Opinion
Ripples in the water

...event of the season at UAS. The journal features the work of many students, as well as writers from across the Alexander Archipelago. This year the notable featured author is spoken word artist Christy NaMee Eriksen, and the featured artist...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-24/ripples-water
Art
Agency to review Archipelago wolves

...their request for an in-depth status review of Alexander Archipelago wolves, which live on Prince of Wales Island...for the Center for Biological Diversity, called Alexander Archipelago wolves one of Alaska's most fascinating species...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-30/agency-review-archipelago-wolves
State
Off the Beaten Path: A query to Red Bull to sponsor my birding league

...adrenaline-oriented pursuit. Last March, while trekking through the wilderness of Kupreanof Island searching for the elusive Alexander Archipelago Sasquatch (a more hairy and vicious off-shoot of the mainland population), I realized my life had grown boring...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-14/beaten-path-query-red-bull-sponsor-m
Outdoors
On the Trails: Not earthworms, but ice worms!

...tentatively suggest that when the Pleistocene glaciers reached the sea coast here, the tall mountains on the Alexander Archipelago may have blocked some of the warming and wetting effect of maritime air on low-elevation coastal glaciers. At...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-14/trails-not-earthworms-ice-worms
Outdoors
Applications for Voices Of The Wilderness 2014 artist residencies accepted through Feb. 19

...Wilderness Area occupies the western portions of Chichagof and Yakobi Islands in the extreme northwest portion of the Alexander Archipelago of Southeast Alaska. Artists-in-residence will join in a collaboration between the Sitka Ranger District...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-02-06/applications-voices-wilderness-2014
Neighbors
Shutdown halts Tongass logging

...June. Regional Forester Beth Pendleton halted that sale earlier this month pending a review of the status of the Alexander Archipelago wolf that lives on Prince of Wales Island.Alcan Forest Products has also been forced to stop logging on Zarembo...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-17/shutdown-halts-tongass-logging
State

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