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US expects to pay farmers $191 million for birds lost to flu

...on cleaning up dead birds and disinfecting and...research and stockpile a bird flu vaccine in case the virus returns.The bird flu killed 48 million birds, mostly turkeys and...Missouri lost the most birds.Vilsack spoke Tuesday at a bird flu conference in...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-07-29/us-expects-pay-farmers-191-million-b
Regional News
Celebrating the birds of the Stikine

...were helping kids make bird feeders out of recycled...Sometimes they make bird houses, and sometimes...year," she said. When birds do pass through, however...she said.The migratory bird festivals in Alaska ? in...organizing all three.Plus, birds are fun to watch. Seimears...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-06/celebrating-birds-stikine
Outdoors
Fall fun fest at the glacier tomorrow

...14. Fall Fun Fest celebrates wildlife, birds, outdoors and creativity with stories...Society will offer a 'Meet your local birds' event at 11:15 a.m. outdoors in...will present a program featuring a live bird named Phil inside the visitor center and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-11-13/fall-fun-fest-glacier-tomorrow
Outdoors
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center hosts Fall Fun Fest on Nov. 14

...14. Fall Fun Fest celebrates wildlife, birds, outdoors and creativity with stories...Society will offer a 'Meet your local birds' event at 11:15 a.m. outdoors in...will present a program featuring a live bird inside the visitor center and explain his...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-11/mendenhall-glacier-visitor-center-hosts-f
Art
On the Trails: Magpies

...of direction. These flashy birds sail across the roadways, check...salmon, raid some kinds of bird feeders, and fossick about...magpie (P. nuttalli). These birds may constitute a relict population...years. So, on average, each bird only gets about two nesting...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-11-13/trails-magpies
Outdoors
Western US hit with blast of winter weather

...and furnishings flew about."What I thought was a bunch of birds was a bunch of debris" being carried by the funnel cloud heading...It looked like a remake of that Alfred Hitchcock movie 'The Birds.'"Thunderstorms brought hail to parts of Northern California...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-17/western-us-hit-blast-winter-
Nation and World
Saving Jordan Creek

...said.They hope to work both with Fish and Wildlife, Saint Vincent de Paul, and with the airport to mitigate concerns about birds, Sumner said."It's a little unknown treasure within a highly developed area," Sumner said.? Contact Juneau Empire...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-11-13/saving-jordan-creek
Outdoors
21st eagle festival brings eagles, photographers, dancers together

...said. The biggest highlight every year is the eagle release, she said. This year, they released two eagles from Bird TLC, the Bird Treatment and Learning Center in Anchorage. This year's photography workshop with Bill McRoberts has also been...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-18/21st-eagle-festival-brings-eagles-photogr
Art
What's happening this week, Nov. 11-17

...graders from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Also story time with the Juneau Public Library, guided hikes with Discovery Southeast and bird activities with the Juneau Audubon Society. Free. Details: 789-0097 Juneau Stop Heroin-Start Talking, 5:30?8 p...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-11/whats-happening-week-nov-11-17
Art
Coast Guard studies shipping lanes for Bering Sea routes

...Diomede Islands provide nesting colonies for nearly 7 million crested, least and parakeet auklets and other species, the largest bird concentration in Alaska, according to the groups.The groups want a speed limit through the Bering Strait, a passageway for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-17/coast-guard-studies-shipping-lanes-beri
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