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My Turn: The climate marches past Alaska

...our legislature and executive) answers with the help we need. How long must we wait and watch our ice melt and our food sources diminish? What if the political will comes when it's too late? The court should not wait to be a check on the other...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-28/my-turn-climate-marches-past-alaska
Opinion
Officials urge drivers to be cautious in high moose areas

...moose to walk along, Selinger said. Especially in deep snow, walking expends vital energy reserves. Their favorite food sources, such as defoliated willow, birch and aspen stands, are easier to come by near the road.As of Aug. 22, 35 moose...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-08/officials-urge-drivers-be-cautious-high
State
Empire Editorial: Harvest season is upon us

...biologists have said, after weathering a hard winter in 2006-07 when record snows blanketed the region and buried food sources. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has done well in managing this resource; pellet surveys in recent years indicate...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-27/empire-editorial-harvest-season-upon-
Opinion
Bird Bits: Bullet of a hawk

...small bird that is only 10 to 14 inches long. The Mendenhall Glacier Recreational Area offers good habitat and many food sources for sharp-shinned hawks.Next week: Compare the sharp-shinned hawk with another local accipiter, the Northern...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-15/bird-bits-bullet-hawk
Outdoors
Company behind Mt. Polley disaster to open mine near Southeast Alaska

...effects on the salmon population, she said.Kelley is concerned that sand from the mines may smother salmon eggs or kill food sources for baby salmon, she said.The natural fisheries of southeast Alaska are a sustainable resource, while the mines...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08/company-behind-mt-polley-disaster-open-
Local
Expert: Impact of climate changes likely mixed for moose

...6-degree July mean-temperature increase.That could have big implications for moose and their habitat, as their food sources, habitat and foes go through rapid changes.Hundertmark admits that tracking a few large species is a simplified analysis...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-26/expert-impact-climate-changes-likely-mi
State
Police use side range of tools to deter bears

...around a home or yard is to remove possible outdoor food sources like scraps in the trash, bird feeders, pet food...getting more calls than usual now because the natural food sources are depleting," Barnett said. "The berries are gone...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-23/police-use-side-range-tools-deter-bears
State
Grizzly panel: Yellowstone bears recovered

...tribal and federal officials, followed the release of a new report saying bears are successfully turning to alternative food sources. They are eating more elk and bison to make up for the loss of the pine nuts, the report concluded."The fat levels...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-12-13/grizzly-panel-yellowstone-bears-reco
Outdoors
Sport fish report: Rain prompts coho push to freshwater

...onset of fall, meaning more rains and varying water levels, look to find trout feeding aggressively on these important food sources as the salmon runs begin to wind down.Anglers are reminded to check local fishing regulations and specific species...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-09-13/sport-fish-report-rain-prompts-coho-
Outdoors
Sport fish report: It's on! Cohos being caught in fresh, salt water

...onset of fall meaning more rains and varying water levels look to find trout feeding aggressively on these important food sources as the salmon runs begin to wind down.Anglers are reminded to check local fishing regulations and specific species...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-09-06/sport-fish-report-its-cohos-being-ca
Outdoors

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