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Rie Munoz' Alaska: More true than real

...Juneau and Ketchikan. Close friend Jay Crondahl said that Rie told a great story about how the man who built the boat, Bob Wheeler of Juneau, tried to warn them before they left the harbor that his boat wouldn't make it all the way to Ketchikan...
Apple experiment shows promise in Fairbanks

...into a tiny yellow Ukalskoje apple. The project was developed by Cooperative Extension Service forestry specialist Bob Wheeler, who died in June. Wheeler was curious about the effect that the unheated high-tunnel greenhouses would have on...
Tree-eating bugs munch their way across Interior

...You've kind of got a double-whammy of higher insect survival and trees less able to provide defense," said Bob Wheeler, a forestry specialist with the Alaska Cooperative Extension. Milder winters and warmer summers can create problems...
University begins experimental forest

...plots with species from the world's three circumpolar forest regions. UAF Cooperative Extension Service Forester Bob Wheeler said the trees and plants will be indigenous forest of northern Europe, Alaska-Canada and Siberia. Wheeler said...


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