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Rio's Olympic waterways full of trash and sewage

...water at speeds of more than 20 mph during Olympic events could collide with floating detritus below the surface.Ecology professor Ricardo Freitas knows all too well the risks. As part of his work with a conservation group trying to save Rio's...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-11-21/rios-olympic-waterways-full-trash-and-
Sports
Beloved tree damaged by beetles

...developed large frost cracks in recent years and sap is oozing from them, a sign the tree is under stress, said UAF ecology professor Glenn Juday, who examined the tree about five years ago but hasn't seen it recently. Insects such as spruce bark...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-09/beloved-tree-damaged-beetles
State
UAF professor disputes Ice Classic record

...winning time was listed as 2:41 p.m., breaking the record of 11:41 a.m. AST set May 20, 1964.UAF forest ecology professor Glenn Juday disagrees with the contention that this year's ice classic set a record. He notes that 1964 was a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-23/uaf-professor-disputes-ice-classic-reco
State
In my garden...

...It also seems decidedly unfair that the volunteer plants grow so much better than the ones I try to cultivate. An ecology professor I had in college perhaps put it best, "Mother Nature is not a nudist by choice." Meaning, of course, that wherever...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/kerry-howard/2013-04-22/my-garden
Bridget Point is in full flower

...occasional humpback whales and harbor seals, lots of gulls and sea ducks. From here, the trail leads along the edge of the forest to the Blue Mussel cabin. Mary F. Willson is a retired ecology professor and a Trail Mix board member.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061106/out_20060611038.shtml
Outdoors
Alaska's vibrant biodiversity displayed along Eagle River

...same if salmon runs declines. The natural history and ecology of Southeast are closely tied to this link between marine, fresh-water and terrestrial systems. Mary Willson is a retired ecology professor and a Trail Mix board member.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080606/out_20060806008.shtml
Outdoors
Cottonwoods color Southeast forests in vivid shades

...used medicinally in many ways in Native cultures - the shoots and buds are said to contain antioxidants and have some antibacterial and pain-killing activity. Mary Willson is a retired ecology professor and a Trail Mix board member.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090306/out_20060903004.shtml
Outdoors
Salmon life cycle enriches Southeast

...hiking the lower parts of the Fish Creek trail, go along Peterson Creek on Douglas, or check out Switzer Creek - but keep an eye out for large furry beasts! Mary F. Willson is a retired ecology professor and a Trail Mix board member.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101605/out_20051016014.shtml
Outdoors
Lots of natural history going on in wetlands

...scratched the surface of the richness of natural history out on the wetlands. Lots more of interest awaits the curious and observant walker on these trails. Mary F. Willson is a retired ecology professor and a Trail Mix board member.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120405/out_20051204002.shtml
Outdoors
Scientists talk on warming's effect on forest

...gathered Wednesday at UAF for the start of a four-day international conference on boreal forests. Terry Chapin, an ecology professor at UAF's Institute of Arctic Biology, and the lead investigator at a university research station, said climate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060107/sta_20070601038.shtml
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