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Nervous energy: Red squirrels enliven the winter forest

...winter forest with their activity. These territorial, half-pound dynamos are active all winter long, guarding their food caches from marauding neighbors and scolding any interlopers. Red squirrels are found in forests throughout Alaska, as far...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111404/out_20041114024.shtml
Outdoors
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...could imagine a bear becoming a real problem along the popular McKinley climbing route if it figured out how to identify food caches climbers stash on their journey to the summit. Share this page: Print Email Digg Twitter Yahoo! StumbleUpon Facebook...

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Parnell: Alaskans 'not prepared' for a disaster; should have food, water for 7 days

...year appropriated money for generators and water purification. He said plans are also being worked on to establish food caches. He planned to hold a Cabinet meeting on the issue of readiness Friday. Earlier this year, in announcing he wanted...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-08-24/parnell-alaskans-not-prepared-disaster-
State
Aged bomb in Kake gets official inspection

...smaller campsites and canoes. The vessel's crew then proceeded to destroy, burn, and pillage the tribal houses and food caches in the heart of winter, leaving the families homeless. The natives were forewarned and escaped but lost most of their...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-06-23/aged-bomb-kake-gets-official-inspection
Local
Jays: Foraging and families

...and grab small songbirds with their feet, and then transferring the catch to their bills.Because of their extensive food caches, a gray jay can start nesting very early in the season, in February and March when snow is still falling. I haven't...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2011-10-28/jays-foraging-and-families
Outdoors
Climbers meet bear at high altitude

...biologist Fred Dean of the University of Alaska Fairbanks said he could imagine a bear becoming a real problem along the popular McKinley climbing route if it figured out how to identify food caches climbers stash on their journey to the summit.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052200/Loc_bear.html
Local
Angoon optimistic about getting apology from Navy

...price tag on what we lost. The Navy destroyed six long houses - each a nation unto itself. They destroyed our winter food caches, our canoes. What they paid (in 1966 as the result of a damage suit) was the value of things destroyed in 1882 dollars...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111299/Loc_angoon.html
Local
Up the Inside Passage on on skis

...the makers of Goretex fabric. That covered a fifth of the expedition cost, basically the transportation to plant 24 food caches along the route. They started at Pitt Lake near Vancouver on Feb. 2, expecting the most difficult terrain in that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071201/Out_Skis.shtml
Out
Warm winter affecting Kenai Peninsula wildlife

...smaller this year as a result," Selinger said. Wolves may be making up for the loss by preying on beaver. Beaver food caches may have been washed away during the November floods last year. Combined with the sparse ice, that may mean the beavers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021303/sta_weather.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Online Archive Inside: 'A crime that was not committed' 1/25/98

...gun and howitzer cannon. Six Tlingit children died from smoke and fire. With winter coming and all homes and food caches destroyed, the Tlingits believed they were left to die. ``It's the day we suffered from a crime that was not...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012598/angoonside.html
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