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Q & A with Hoonah fisherman Vernon Hill

...waiting on the float that the float would be sinking downtown. Also, with the price of food you need to supplement your food supply with the subsistence. But I think it is more important, the cultural values that you promote and the feelings that it...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-13/q-hoonah-fisherman-vernon-hill
Art
Juneau-based community group to build traveling greenhouse

...transportation costs.About 95 percent of the food in southeast Alaska is imported, Heifetz found in a 2014 assessment of the food supply. There is a demand for local food, but a lack of know-how on cultivating and growing food in rural communities...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-19/juneau-based-community-group-build-trav
State
On the Trails: Herbivores and their plants

...plants with increased defenses. In both cases, the food supply for consumers is markedly reduced.The second possible...severe galling activity can thus renew and increase the food supply for later sawfly larvae (and anyone else that likes...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-02/trails-herbivores-and-their-plants
Outdoors
On the Trails: Eating lichens

...and extensive logging can devastate lichen communities, drastically decreasing the food supply for all of the many consumers. Loss of this important food supply has repercussions in many directions: for example, flying squirrels and voles also...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-30/trails-eating-lichens
Outdoors
My Turn: Where will Alaska and the US be in 30 years?

...water supply especially in the southwestern states (groundwater depletion and its impact on food supply, as currently circa 25 percent of U.S. food supply comes from Central Valley in California), reduced crop yields, disrupt coastal marine ecosystems...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-11/my-turn-where-will-alaska-and-us-be-3
Opinion
Tern colonies failed this year near Mendenhall, South Sawyer glaciers

...that many different kinds of long-lived birds, from chinstrap penguins to kittiwakes, stop breeding when their food supplies are low."With the amount of researcher activity in (other colonies during unrelated tern studies in other locations...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/tern-colonies-failed-year-near-mende
Outdoors
Newborn killer whale spotted in Washington waters

...Balcomb said Monday. "What we have to do is get really serious about wild salmon restoration and recovery, which is the food supply for these guys."He said billions of dollars have spent on salmon recovery, but orcas are still in decline. "What's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-09/newborn-killer-whale-spotted-washington
State
Summer books roundup

...reading at the Juneau Public Library during Celebration 2014, has written a children's book inspired by the abundant food supplies that can be found in Southeast's forests and waters. When a young girl's chances for a sledding day are ruined...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-17/summer-books-roundup
Art
Low king salmon numbers forecast in western Alaska

...Development Corp. "Could be a good year, but it might not be a very good year."The corporation for years has attempted to enhance sockeye runs. Biologists fertilized Salmon Lake to increase the food supply and revive the Pilgrim River run.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-04/low-king-salmon-numbers-forecast-wester
State
Bird Bits: The larger, local cousin: Northern goshawk

...need the patience of local naturalist Bob Armstrong and some good fortune to observe such detail in the wild.Lack of food supply locally forces winter Northern Goshawks to explore elsewhere for vittles. They don't go far; they will be back early...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-29/bird-bits-larger-local-cousin-northe
Outdoors

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