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Songbirds, tourism talks

The Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center will host two speakers as part of UAS' Biology Seminar today, April 18, in Juneau. From noon to 1 p.m...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-18/songbirds-tourism-talks
Outdoors
Making green: Peony growers blossoming in Alaska, Southeast

...Interior Alaska. Fluetsch said in August, Southeast Alaska rains tend to drench the flowers. But they do bloom in July."If coastal Oregon can do it, Juneau can do it," Holloway said. Fluetsch says peonies are easy to grow as long as they're planted...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-18/making-green-peony-growers-blossomin
Outdoors
On the Trails: Middens

...hundreds and thousands of years and, in coastal areas, information on locations of ancient...Aleutians, on the North Slope, and all over coastal Southeast, except where long sandy beaches...woodrats live on some of the nunataks in the coastal range of mountains. Woodrats are also...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/trails-middens
Outdoors
New portal provides digital look at Alaska's coast

...regions oceans, said Darcy Dugan, AOOS Program Manager, from coastal managers and planners to industry or conservation to recreationists...organizations."We wanted to create a one-stop shop for coastal and marine data," Dugan said. "Our goal is to have as comprehensive...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-11/new-portal-provides-digital-look-alaska
State
Energy Dep't seeks methane hydrate proposals

...Earth's surface.DOE is also seeking researchers to document methane hydrate deposits in outer continental shelf waters of coastal states.The DOE anticipates federal funding of $20 million over two years that could be leveraged into research costing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-14/energy-dept-seeks-methane-hydrate-propo
State
Herring the hot topic of upcoming UAF lecture

...north coast British Columbia, political economy and contemporary First Nations' issues. He has conducted research in north coastal BC, Canada; Brittany, France; and Donegal, Ireland. For more information, contact Gabrielle Hazelton at 907-796-5443...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/herring-hot-topic-upcoming-uaf-lectu
Outdoors
Opinion: Alaska's environmental standards aren't the best in the world

...Restoration Division and the state had a robust coastal management program. Now this claim just...municipalities and districts in the Alaska Coastal Management Program (ACMP). What Gov...ending the ACMP now makes Alaska the only coastal state in the union not to participate...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-30/opinion-alaskas-environmental-standar
Opinion
Juneau's Henrikson to lead a History of Northwest Coast Art course in Ketchikan

...center's Native Arts Studies Program. During the course, he will trace the development of the visual arts of the Northwest Coastal peoples from the earliest records into contemporary traditions. Cultural and regional variations and cross-cultural influences...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-03/juneaus-henrikson-lead-history-northwest-
Art
Two teens rescued on Mount Juneau Sunday night

...they reported being very cold and disoriented, according to a troopers dispatch.Troopers coordinated the search and sent a Coastal Helicopter with two Juneau Mountain Rescue members aboard to find them. The searchers were able to locate the boys by spotting...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-01/two-teens-rescued-mount-juneau-sunday-n
Local
Thanks to local Alaskans and businesses for fundraising support

...Moods, Bill Beebe, Boheme Clothing and Gifts, Breeze In, Barbara and Jerry Burnett, Ed Buyarski, Chez Sante' Massage, Coastal Helicopters, Curves for Women, David Green Master Furriers, Laraine Derr, DIPAC, Chris and Tom Donek, Douglas Cafe...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-30/thanks-local-alaskans-and-businesse
Neighbors

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