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Michael Allan McIntosh

...Until his death, Michael served as a Founder and Director of ClientEarth, the first public interest law firm for the environment established in Europe.Michael leaves a lasting legacy in Alaskan conservation with his founding and running The Boat Company...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174863133
Mushroom hunters find tasty harvest

...last year's Funny River Horse Trail wildfire - an ideal environment for the hearty fungi.George Spady, who organizes the recently...large-scale disturbance.Events that significantly disrupt an environment include timber harvest and scarification, insect infestation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-01/mushroom-hunters-find-tasty-harvest
State
Tribal leaders and fishermen protest military plans

...spokeswoman for the Alaskan Command. "And we would not be doing this exercise if we thought it was going to harm the environment."But environmental groups and commercial fishermen are concerned that sonar and undersea explosions will disrupt migrating...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-01/tribal-leaders-and-fishermen-protest-mi
State
Thank you for supporting the Juneau Jumpers

...who helped make their 30th season a great success. The Juneau Jumpers program is a supportive, safe, healthy, and fun environment for youth in third grade through high school who are willing to put forth the effort and the dedication to practice, learn...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-05-31/thank-you-supporting-juneau-jumpers
Neighbors
Obama veto vow sparks fishing law fight

...changes would undermine efforts to prevent overfishing and "impose arbitrary and unnecessary requirements that would harm the environment and the economy."The criticism has sparked heated debate among fishermen, some of whom believe the bill would give regional...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-31/obama-veto-vow-sparks-fishing-law-fight
State
New UAS chancellor takes reins

...three Southeast campuses you hope to improve?A: I think what we want to continue to focus on is a high quality learning environment, no matter how they decide to engage with UAS. ... There are a lot of nontraditional students we serve. The majority...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-31/new-uas-chancellor-takes-reins
State | Local
Dirt Girl: No space is too small for gardening

...gardens need more frequent watering, yet also require good drainage so the water doesn't overwhelm the roots or create a wet environment that grows green slime or a powdery mildew fungus. The best way to create this ideal condition is to get the right mix of...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-29/dirt-girl-no-space-too-small-gardeni
Outdoors
Admiralty, from many angles

The impact of the Southeast Alaskan environment on residents and visitors can't be...of Admiralty as a special place, an environment writer John Straley described as "imaginative...Admiralty Island. Preserving this intact environment is one of the goals of the all volunteer...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27
Art
Veterans for Peace oppose Gulf of Alaska military exercises

...missiles, torpedoes, etc.), subjecting our marine environment to significant stress. It is to be the naval portion of...the need to train naval personnel by declaring war on the environment be completely rethought and that, in the future, the Navy...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-27/veterans-peace-oppose-gulf-alaska-mil
Letters
Around town for Monday, May 25

...Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, Room 541. Public invited. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Velja, 321-4988.Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior Center...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-25/around-town-monday-may-25
Local

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