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Two Coast Guard members cited for wasting game

...someone who found deer hooves and bones discarded illegally."We've got people dumping buckets and buckets of clams, fish, birds, game animals like deer, moose is pretty common," he said. "A lot of places in Alaska you can do that but Juneau's such...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-23/two-coast-guard-members-cited-wasting-g
Local
Semi-Southeast Adventure: Paddling the Nisutlin River

...afternoon. "Look at that!" Bjorn said, pointing, the afternoon of the second day. "It's some kind of bird of prey." The bird stopped, its wings flapping, beating in place. "It's an osprey!" he exclaimed.I snapped a far-away...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-24/semi-southeast-adventure-paddling-ni
Outdoors
Invasive species workshop slated Oct. 28-30 in Anchorage

...treatment and preparing permits for elodea treatment. Other sessions will cover caribou control on Kagalaska Island, Anchorage bird cherry, using citizen science for detection of marine invasive species, and other research and management topics.Four hands-on...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-24/invasive-species-workshop-slated-oct
Outdoors
Juneau's roller girls set to scare you silly

...780 (Andrea Badger). The Body Snatchers bench coach is JRG "Peach Clobber" (Olivia Barrow), bench manager is JRG "Wild Bird" (Sherri McDonald) and bench runner is JRG "Painbow Smash" (Amy Nickerson)."Practices began in September," Marthaller...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-24/juneaus-roller-girls-set-scare-you-sil
Sports
New Audubon study reveals climate change effects on many bird species

...like to look at bird and some of us like to hunt birds, but we all appreciate...to fewer than 100 birds in the Lower 48...declining and vulnerable bird species because...change may affect our bird populations. The...climate change for the birds they see at home...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-12/new-audubon-study-reveals-climate-ch
Outdoors
Off the Beaten Path: Wildlife, our heritage

...stands of mountain hemlock. Hermit thrushes and other small birds fluttered from branch to branch. A baby porcupine didn't...know bears, wolves, deer, salmon, whales, mountain goats, birds and the menagerie of other species that fill the woods and ocean...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-17/beaten-path-wildlife-our-heritage
Outdoors
Homer residents look to stop local beach abuse

...Homer Elks Lodge, several tents had been pitched at the bottom of the bluff on private property. Bags of trash scattered by birds littered the camping area."The beach is very well used by all age groups and different user groups with different purposes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-14/homer-residents-look-stop-local-beach-a
State
JAS posts summer bird report

...Audubon Society has posted this summer's bird report on their website, http://www...juneau-audubon-society.org. Highlights of this annual bird sighting record include a long-billed...According to the report online, another rare bird was identified in the vicinity of Moose...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-26/jas-posts-summer-bird-report
Outdoors
Bird Bits: Bullet of a hawk

...out of leaf cover, a bird launched itself at a passing warbler. The bird of prey, a small hawk...before feeding. Small birds are the main meal for...streaks. The immature birds have yellow eyes and the...below tree level. If the bird heads back to the nest...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-15/bird-bits-bullet-hawk
Outdoors
On the Trails: Muskeg ponds

...presumably near their ponds.Striders are preyed upon by birds, less commonly by fish or frogs. Sometimes they cannibalize...Case-building caddisflies, like the ones we saw, are eaten by fish and birds. We have often watched American dippers grab an inhabited case...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-03/trails-muskeg-ponds
Outdoors

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