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Philip Esai is Honorary Musher for 2015 Iditarod

...room in the cabin because mushers were sleeping everywhere."The Esai family would cook pots of moose stew, moose steaks, beaver and the occasional lynx fry. The coffee pot was always on for anyone traveling the trail, not just the mushers. Philip greeted...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-21/philip-esai-honorary-musher-2015-idita
Sports
On the Trails: Trailside scrapbook

...And thinking about beavers in another setting...has two old, abandoned beaver ponds up on the hillside...don't know why these beavers disappeared - whether...me that we have found beaver works in other non-ideal...Area!) - showing that beavers really get around, travelling...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/trails-trailside-scrapbook
Outdoors
Mastodons long gone from the north

...forest and ended up south of the ice sheets. According to the fossils left behind, Jefferson's ground sloths and giant beavers went with them.Researchers at the University of Oxford and the University of California radiocarbon dated 36 fossil teeth...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-12/mastodons-long-gone-north
Outdoors
On the Trails: How to be an herbivore

...are vegetarians, although some snack on meat upon occasion (beavers eat some salmon, deer sometimes eat birds!) Herbivory typically...have slow metabolisms and are typically quite slow-moving. Beavers sit out the northern winter in their lodges, eating little...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-07/trails-how-be-herbivore
Outdoors
Park officials warn of aggressive beavers in Anchorage lake

...means kill. Killing beavers is so controversial that...said Coltrane. If a beaver colony has become too...they're killed in traps. "Beavers are great fun to watch...that University Lake beavers are actively attacking...signs at the lake after a beaver bit a wading Weimaraner...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-06-12/park-officials-warn-aggressive-beavers-
State
10 Kenai beavers trapped, killed within days of special permit

...alternative to killing the beavers, such as relocation or the use of beaver exclusion devices. The devices let beavers build dams on the upside...just wanted to kill beaver," he said. "DOT...efficient way." Koch said beavers are likely to return...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091609/sta_493775976.shtml
Running water is sound of spring for beavers

...He found that young beavers - who had never even seen a beaver dam - were able to...who need to thwart beavers' dam building activity...be inserted through beaver dams, with both ends...making noise, and beavers will not block or remove...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050408/out_275269543.shtml
Former JDHS guard finds the college touch

...help the Boxers to an 88-50 win over the visiting Caltech Beavers."I think I may have scored that much in high school before...back-to-back layups to pull the Boxers within one of the Beavers.Senior Kelsey Misseldine, of Phoenix, Arizona, closed...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-25/former-jdhs-guard-finds-college-touch
Sports
On the Trails: Hunting success

...wolves hunting ungulates (such as moose, deer, sheep), because that interaction has been the most studied. Wolves also eat beavers, hares, mice and fish, of course, but there are no data available on those interactions.Hunting success of wolves obviously...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-14/trails-hunting-success
Outdoors
Beavers moved from Tanana River levees

...Work crews have relocated scores of beavers from the Tanana River levee system. The...government workers this summer discovered 39 beaver dams in 15 miles of drainage channels...borough spent nearly $60,000 moving beavers and cleaning the channels. It's part...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090908/reg_330260486.shtml

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