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Empire Editorial: Little bits add up to big change

...Alaska State Parks employees and volunteers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration traveled to Juneau Channel Islands State Marine Park and picked up a literal boatload of trash - two, actually.With gloved hands, they plucked garbage...
Alaska State Parks seeks citizen volunteers

...state officials about activities at a number of nearby parks.Those sites include the Eagle Beach Recreation Area, Channel Islands State Marine Park, Oliver Inlet on Admiralty Island, Juneau Area State Trails, the House of Wickersham and Ernest...
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NOAA takes Steller sea lions off threatened list

...federal agency announced Wednesday.The sea lions, whose range stretches from Alaska's Panhandle to California's Channel Islands, are the first animal to be delisted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in 19 years.The last...
Judge: Sea lion studies violate protection laws

...the North Pacific Ocean from northern Japan to the south coast of Alaska. The animals also live on California's Channel Islands. The number of Steller sea lions in the western stock dropped from about 200,000 originally to 35,000 animals...
Divers rescue AK eagle off California

CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK, Calif. - A bald eagle trying desperately to stay last month as part of an effort to reintroduce the species to the Channel Islands, is recovering at the Ojai Raptor Center, said Patty Perry, who...
Alaska eaglets California-bound

...could return bald eagles to the Channel Islands National Park off the coast of...are released on the northern Channel Islands, about 75 miles off the coast...pollution on the rest of the northern Channel Islands, Sharpe said. Funding for the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...for Marine Conservation. It wants wilderness designation for Prince William Sound and Glacier Bay, along with the Channel Islands in California, the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, the Dry Tortugas in Florida and the San Andres Archipelago in...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...geese which, unlike the other five species of geese, stay on the wetlands year-round. They nest on the sandy channel islands or molt in Glacier Bay. Mostly these local geese can be seen on the distant flats. Of the 140 species of sedge...
Beach cleanup yeilds 3,000 pounds of trash

Turning the Tides organized a beach cleanup of 14 islands in the Channel Islands Marine Park on May 2. With 39 volunteers and six donated boats, the group was able to pick up 3,000 pounds of garbage over...
Around Town

...People for Peace and Justice meeting, 5:15 p.m., Northern Light United Church. Details: Judith, 789-9229.Channel Islands State Marine Park - Management plan, public scoping meeting, 5:30-7 p.m., Egan Room, Centennial Hall...


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