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Scientists, tribe study shrinking glacier

...These glaciers are, from a geological standpoint, rapidly disappearing from the landscape," said Dan Fagre, a research ecologist with U.S. Geological Survey stationed in Glacier National Park. "They're so small and vulnerable that they could be...
Photos: Herring mystery

Juneau-based marine ecologist Michelle Ridgway in late July spotted what appeared to be more than 100 dead baby herring in the algae-filled empty squares of...
Photo: Kayaking in the wilderness

...Manager for the Juneau Ranger District of the U.S. Forest Service, right, trains, Peter Landres, US Forest Service Ecologist with the Aldo Leopold Research Institute in Missoula, Montana, left, and Irene Owsley, US Forest Service Volunteer and...
Kodiak humpback whale is Fireside Lecture topic for March 6

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center will host marine ecologist Michelle Ridgway and marine mammal biologist Kate Wynne...fodder for a brown bear feeding frenzy.Juneau marine ecologist Ridgway was working in Kodiak during the incident, and...
'Singer in the stream' offers glimpse into the life of dippers

A few years ago, local writer and retired ecologist Mary Willson was watching American Dippers sing and flit in and out of a stream when she thought of a few rhyming lines."Up...
Ecologist tapped as rainforest center director

JUNEAU - The new Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center in Juneau has its first director. Michael Goldstein, a wildlife ecologist, has been leading the wildlife and terrestrial ecology program for the Alaska Region of the U.S. Forest Service. Now...
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Learn about undersea life at upcoming Wildlife Wednesday lecture

Marine ecologist Michelle Ridgway will speak on undersea life in Auke Bay at next week's Wildlife Wednesday beginning at 7 p.m. on Dec. 3...
60 possible new species found in Suriname forest

...rainforest, international scientists found six frogs and 11 fish that are among 60 creatures that may be new species, a tropical ecologist with a U.S.-based conservation group said Thursday.Trond Larsen, with the nonprofit research and advocacy organization...
State fills empty cruise panel seats

An Auke Bay marine ecologist has been chosen to serve on the state's Cruise Ship Wastewater Science Advisory Panel. Michelle Ridgway fills the panel's...
Next week's Wildlife Wednesday talk to feature Michelle Ridgway

...Technology, Coastal Schools, and Traditional Knowledge Drive Marine Science Camp Success" with Michelle Ridgway, Marine Ecologist and Chair of the Alaska Explorers Club.Ridgway's talk begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov 7, at UAS, in the Glacier...


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