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Southeast Spotlight

...natural history, population ecology, and behavioral ecology of crows and ravens, and explore human interactions with these birds. Also presenting will be Greg Butcher, Melissa Cady, Gwen Baluss, Nate Catterson, Teresa Swanson, Susan Oehlers, Kris...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27/southeast-spotlight
Art
Rainy Day Reads: Words I do not know

...The Latin word Avernus itself comes from another Greek word meaning "without birds" because the crater gave off noxious fumes which theoretically killed all the birds that flew over it. The term avernus in ancient times became used for any location...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/randi-spray/2015-05-27/rainy-day-reads-words-i
Celebrating the birds of the Stikine

...meant both to increase awareness of the birds that travel thousands of miles to rest...the same every year," she said. When birds do pass through, however, "the on-river...key role in organizing all three.Plus, birds are fun to watch. Seimears' favorites...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-06/celebrating-birds-stikine
Outdoors
The fifth annual Yakutat Tern Festival kicks off May 28

...Activities include:? Learn about the birds of the Tongass National Forest from Wildlife...Logan. This seminar will focus on the birds found in Yakutat as well as the status of...View the travels of Alaska's breeding birds through a series of color photos and maps...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-22/fifth-annual-yakutat-tern-festival-k
Outdoors
Oil spreads across 9 miles of Pacific, fouls beaches

...in Santa Barbara, about 20 miles away. "I'm sad for the birds - if they lose their habitat."The toll on wildlife was not...the snowy plover and the least tern, both endangered shore birds.The coastal area is habitat for seals, sea lions and whales...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-21/oil-spreads-across-9-miles-pacific-fo
Not For Web
On the Trails: Cruisin' to Berners Bay

...to watch a big bull sea lion humping hastily over the sand bars to reach deeper river waters and the up-running spawners.Birds come to the spawning run in droves. White clouds of more than 40,000 gulls would be calling, chasing, pirating fish from...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-22/trails-cruisin-berners-bay
Outdoors
Environmentalists seize on latest Santa Barbara oil spill

...oil platform blew out 46 years ago, spewing an estimated 3 million gallons of crude along 30 miles of coast. Some 9,000 birds died.Tuesday's spill involved an estimated 105,000 gallons of crude; about 21,000 is believed to have made it to the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/environmentalists-seize-latest-santa-
Not For Web
What's happening this week

...the richest marine habitat in the world. These waters support large numbers of humpback whales, sea lions, orcas and sea birds. The area is rich in early history of Tlingit Indians, canneries, prospectors, fox farmers, trappers and commercial hunters...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-20/whats-happening-week
Art
USFS invites public to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day; bird walks begin

...songbirds. Locally, most small-sized birds like warblers, thrushes, and hummingbirds...awareness and appreciation of migratory birds. It is currently coordinated by the Environment...charge; participants can stop by and see birds any time during the morning. For more...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-15/usfs-invites-public-celebrate-intern
Outdoors
On the Trails: Visiting Gustavus

...group foraged nervously in a nearby field. These birds were on their way to the nesting ground on the...offer fewer nest sites and foraging surfaces for birds, leading to a lower density of birds than would occur in unbrowsed stands.A male...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-08/trails-visiting-gustavus
Outdoors

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