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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...
A conversation with John Straley

...biologist Jan Straley -who studies whales, organizes Sitka's annual Whalefest, and is editing a book on game-changing ecologist Ed Ricketts, in which John Straley has an essay - moved to Sitka in the 1970s after Jan took a job there. It was a few years...
Senegal's islands on frontline of climate change

...It's the least expensive and most durable approach and it's the way to save these islands," from disappearing, said ecologist and former Senegalese Minister of Environment Haidar El Ali, who has led replanting campaigns for nearly a decade.In the...
Nation and World
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...
Regional News
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...
My Turn: Fukushima radiation in Pacific reaches West Coast

...after the disaster began. Japan isn't even monitoring seawater near Fukushima, according to a Sept. 28 story in "The Ecologist."The amount of cesium in seawater that Buesseler's researchers found off Vancouver Island is nearly six times the concentration...
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...
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...


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