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Tern colonies failed this year near Mendenhall, South Sawyer glaciers

...year after year, but their colonies are not always successful. This year, the colony at Mendenhall Lake moved...has counted 218 coastal colonies in Alaska in its Beringian Seabird Colony Catalog; those colonies are populated by about 11...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/tern-colonies-failed-year-near-mende
Outdoors
Coast Guard studies shipping lanes for Bering Sea routes

...large vessels to safely pass environmentally sensitive natural features. For example, the Diomede Islands provide nesting colonies for nearly 7 million crested, least and parakeet auklets and other species, the largest bird concentration in Alaska, according...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-17/coast-guard-studies-shipping-lanes-beri
State
Fifth annual tern festival to welcome Aleutian terns

...it's right where one of the world's largest known breeding colonies of Aleutian terns wants to be. So for the fifth year, organizers...range, it has one of the species' largest known breeding colonies."It's a species that's on the decline; there's not...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-06/fifth-annual-tern-festival-welcome-aleuti
Art
Southeast Spotlight: Yakutat Tern Festival, May 28-31

Yakutat has one of the largest and southernmost known breeding colonies of Aleutian Terns, a fact that is particularly important given the suspected decline of this avian population worldwide. The...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27/southeast-spotlight
Art
JDHS soccer teams fall at Colony

The defending state champion Colony Knights boys soccer team defended their...the right spot."In the second half Colony's Cameron Shaw hit a nice shot from...Maake for marking Sande. Those three Colony players are among the top in the state...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-01/jdhs-soccer-teams-fall-colony
Sports
Searchers comb Colony Glacier for GIs killed in 1950s crash

COLONY GLACIER - Scientists and volunteers tethered in safety gear and ice cleats...when his crew chief, Sgt. Roman Bradford, spotted some yellow fabric on Colony Glacier. That turned out to be a life raft from the Globemaster. A check...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-24/searchers-comb-colony-glacier-gis-kille
State
Boyer, Weldon wrestle in Anchorage finals

...won the 152-pound championship of the Colony Invitational on Saturday and Juneau-Douglas...Weldon earned the finals berth by defeating Colony's Isaiah Christy, one of the state's...broken arm in a semifinal match against Colony's Dawson Nash and was taken to a hospital...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-11-09/boyer-weldon-wrestle-anchorage-finals
Sports
Alaska Science Forum: Flesh-eating bugs gorge in the name of science

...of the University of Alaska Museum's colony of flesh-eating beetles. "The stink...learn more about the animals.The bug colony is separate from the museum. If they...plant and paper material."Dermestid colony personnel are under constant scrutiny...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-10-30/alaska-science-forum-flesh-eating-bu
Outdoors
31 kids compete in first fall trap tournament

Thirty-one trap team athletes from Petersburg, Sitka, Haines, and Rabbit Creek, as well as the Houston Hawks, the Colony Knights (of Palmer), the Wasilla Warriors and the Peninsula Shooting Stars of the Soldotna/Kenai area participated in the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-11-13/31-kids-compete-first-fall-trap-tour
Outdoors
Fireweed yields tasty treats from Kenai bees

...production, Souders' 20 colonies can produce 150 pounds of honey apiece.Each colony, or beehive, consists...Clarion interview. Feral colonies always die off, he said...CCD is "a dead bee colony with no adult bees or...Souders' said her colonies feed on pussy willow...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-14/fireweed-yields-tasty-treats-kenai-bees
State

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