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UAS yields key data for fishing industry Juneau and you've got to manage the water levels while tons of fish come up. A lot of the excitement for me is seeing the other wildlife - bears, eagles and sea lions - coming through because we have this massive food source here."
Keeping it basic

...of shellfish and pteropods, a tiny creature Warren describes as "kind of a big deal." Pteropods are an important food source for many kinds of fish - up to 60 percent of a pink salmon's food - and along the West Coast, more than 50 percent...
Tulsequah Chief Mine

...break. How many more dollars do we tax payers want to spend on insufficient clean-ups? How many clean waterways, food sources and economic and cultural assets can we all afford to lose? With many more mines planned for this region, let's...
A taste of sustainability

...All of the visiting chefs spoke Wednesday about how moved they were by the passion from the community to protect local food sources. Varley, the head chef of RN74 in Seattle, said this local cause was a matter for the whole nation to consider...
Sport fish report: Halibut hit or miss, trout fishing should heat up soon

...streams to spawn. Once the chums begin to drop eggs look for dolly varden and trout to start gobbling up this important food source. Anglers will have the best luck using bright orange lures, beads or egg pattern flies over the next few weeks. Good...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for June 15, 2015

...Despite our best intentions and hopes, it's difficult to wean bears from garbage once they've learned it's a food source. These bears now seemed destined for death, and if you feel sorry about that fact, you can do something about it...
Upcoming Navy exercises prompt protest

...the cleanest and most pristine, full-of-life body of water we have left," Stolarcyk said. "It's a very pure food source that feeds a lot of people and provides a lot of jobs. And there's absolutely no reason to do the training here...
Scientists breed Arctic fish as they study ocean warming

...They feed on plankton and become prey for ringed seals, the main diet of polar bears.They also are an important food source for seabirds, narwhals and beluga whales.Arctic cod can grow to nearly 12 inches in four to five years. They're...
Alaska Science Forum: Creepy crawlies of the north aren't from around here

...coho salmon wintering near the Anchor River gorged on exotic earthworms in springtime. Worms were their number one food source."When you have an introduced species, you'll have winners and losers," Bowser said. "It appears salmon fry can...
Flipping Douglas Island

...deer would be more vulnerable. And if the deer population suffers, so too would the area's wolves, whose primary food source is deer.Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Ryan Scott says the wolf population on Douglas Island has just...


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