Living and Growing: A season of giving thanks

...Indian corn, wheat, beans, squashes, and garden vegetables, and has made the forests to abound with game and the sea with fish and clams... now, I, your magistrate, do proclaim that all ye pilgrims, with your wives and little ones, do gather...
Photo: Healthy fishing

Louie Iputi, 74, fishes for silver salmon near the Douglas Bridge on Wednesday. Iputi said fishing and being outside is good for his health.
Thanksgiving turkey shoot event Saturday

...Head on out to the Juneau Gun Club and Alaska Department of Fish and Game Hunter Education complex, located at 5670 Montana Creek...Foundation, the Juneau Archery Club and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. For more information go online to http://www...
Local sports calendar

...m.-3 p.m., The Juneau Gun Club, Juneau Shooting Sports Foundation, Juneau Archery Club and the Alaska Department of Fish & Game will be hosting the annual Thanksgiving Turkey Shoot (live turkeys will not be shot!) at the Juneau Gun Club and ADF...
On the Trails: How to be an herbivore

...are prevalent among all groups of herbivorous vertebrates, including amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and even some fishes, but all animals that depend on coprophagy are relatively small (less than about 100 pounds).Parenthetically: before you...
Photo: Family fishing

Kent Eriksen fishes for king salmon with his grandson, Diego, 5, at the Fish Creek Pond on Wednesday.
On the Trails: Prowling the intertidal

...the exposed intertidal zone. It's a bit like a treasure hunt, seeing how many different kinds of invertebrates and little fishes I can find. As a terrestrial ecologist, I often can't put specific names on what I see, but the variety of colors and body...
Mercury in Fishes Study Released, Measurable Levels Detected in Alaska National Parks

...nutritious food source. Many fish species, including salmon...and parents should reference fish consumption guidance study, "Mercury in fishes from 21 national parks in the...
On the Trails: The many uses of urine

...hormones that are signals involved with courtship (as in porcupines) and territorial defense. Many mammals, as well as some fishes and invertebrates, use this convenient and readily available delivery system for olfactory communication.We are all familiar...
State complains about leased building air quality

...a state building in Douglas is renovated, KTOO reported. Sunny Haight, administrative director of the state Department of Fish and Game, started hearing complaints from employees in September."Sometimes they'd say it was fumes, and sometimes it...


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