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Photo: Denali Bear

...meadow in Denali National Park and Preserve on Tuesday. Over 350 grizzly live in the park on the north side of the Alaska Range. They eat roots, berries, bulbs, tubers, fresh vegetation, ground squirrels, caribou, moose and sheep.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-08/photo-denali-bear
Local
Off the Beaten Path: The flux and flow of caribou

The origin of the word "caribou" comes from Newfoundland's Micmac...translates as "snow-shoveler" - caribou shovel through the snow with their...vegetation.I've been fascinated with caribou and the wild country they live in since...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-28/beaten-path-flux-and-flow-caribou
Outdoors
UAS' One Campus, One Book project announces fall events

...to read and discuss the same text. Past selections include "At the Mouth of the River of Bees" by Kij Johnson, "Being Caribou" by Karsten Heuer, "The Truth About Stories" by Thomas King and "Listening is an Act of Love" by David Isay.Published...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-18/uas-one-campus-one-book-project-announces
Art
Local photographer Huff releases debut book, 'Last Road North'

...foraged mushrooms on a rumpled work shirt; an abandoned oil drum rusting away in a field of wildflowers; a shredded tire; caribou bones; a crisp suit hanging from the door of a beat-up RV; moonrise over Atigun Pass; oil rigs glowing in the Arctic night...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-18/local-photographer-huff-releases-debut-bo
Art
Following the caribou's lead

Those who've read "Being Caribou" by Karsten Heuer will remember Randall...epic journey to follow the porcupine caribou herd across a thousand miles of wilderness...UAS in part for his role in "Being Caribou," which is UAS' One Campus One Book...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-11-08/following-caribous-lead
Art
'Being Caribou' author to speak Friday at Evening at Egan

"Being Caribou" is this year's UAS One...the book, who spoke on the caribou from a First Nations perspective...2012-11-08/following-caribous-lead.Heuer and Allison...children's version of Being Caribou has won awards as well...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-11-15/being-caribou-author-speak-friday-evening
Art
Soldotna man dies after pinned under 4-wheeler

...Ninilchik area.Troopers say they were notified Monday evening that a deceased man was pinned under the 4-wheeler in the Caribou Hills trail system.Troopers say Donald Burns Jr. had been riding on the Waterhole Trail and was trying to avoid deep mud...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-16/soldotna-man-dies-after-pinned-under-4-
State
Mighty caribou herds dwindle, warming blamed

...northwest Canada, where man has hunted caribou since the Stone Age, the vast antlered...wildlife mystery, the decline of the caribou - called reindeer in the Eurasian Arctic...decline," it says. The "People of the Caribou," the native Gwich'in of the Yukon...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100509/sta_501251966.shtml
ADF&G issuing more permits to harvest caribou in Unit 13

...additional drawing permits for the Nelchina Caribou Herd in Game Management Unit 13 this year after finding more caribou than anticipated during the summer population...department counted more than 46,500 caribou on the calving grounds of the Nelchina...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-08-03/adfg-issuing-more-permits-harvest-ca
Outdoors
Caribou hunters smash fall quota in three days

...ANCHORAGE - It took just a few days for caribou hunters along the Steese and Taylor highways...Fortymile herd hunt. Hunters took 870 caribou - way above the fall quota of 640 and...canceled the winter hunt in response, but 40 caribou are reserved for a federal winter subsistence...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083009/sta_487759059.shtml

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