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Study: Climate change will extend tourism

...Antarctic Survey in Cambridge. Animals that require the specific habitats Alaska offers - bears, salmon, and others - could be slowly...The thinning glacier is also "opening up interesting new habitats but it's also opening up land to landslides," he said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-31/study-climate-change-will-extend-touris
Local
Comments sought on possible Arctic lease sale

...potential, and to learn more about environmentally sensitive habitats and subsistence activities within the planning area.The planning...central to life in coastal communities, provide important habitat for countless species of wildlife and play a vital role in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-27/comments-sought-possible-arctic-lease-s
State
Cleanup of trash in remote Alaska island underway

...Conservation Corps made the trip to participate. On Friday, more volunteers left for the island, where they will face different habitats and terrains."You get into patches of high-density stuff and then the sand dunes don't seem to have much," he said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-24/cleanup-trash-remote-alaska-island-unde
State
Uses for spill planning tool expanding

...or a sandy beach, and the habitat there, said CORI's John...The early goal was to provide habitat information and imagery that...impacts, because different habitats and landscape types respond...layers, such as ShoreZone habitat information and video, realtime...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-21/uses-spill-planning-tool-expanding
State
University's 'Outreach' reindeer a charmer

...Henry on a walk through campus about once per week. His outreach calendar includes visits to elementary schools and to Camp Habitat at Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge.On a recent Friday, groups of people including tourists and university workers...

http://juneauempire.com/weddings/2014-07-28/universitys-outreach-reindeer-charme
Weddings
In the Stacks: New books for beginning readers

...photos along with just enough text for new readers to work through without frustration. The books describe in story form the habitats in which the title creatures might be found, what they eat (and what eats them), and what they do in the world. Ideas...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-10/stacks-new-books-beginning-readers
Art
UAF 'outreach' reindeer a charmer

...Henry on a walk through campus about once per week. His outreach calendar includes visits to elementary schools and to Camp Habitat at Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge.On a recent Friday, groups of people including tourists and university workers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-25/uaf-outreach-reindeer-charmer
State
Work starts on road to Tanana

...concerns the road will bring others onto land used for subsistence hunting and worries about what could happen to Fish Lake, a habitat for moose and waterfowl. He also doubts the benefits others tout."It appears my people are always the last in line to benefit...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-23/work-starts-road-tanana
State
Native Plant Conservation MOU Renewed in Coordination with Western Governors' Association

...to conserve native plants and their habitats before they become critically endangered...to control erosion, restore important habitat, and prevent invasive species from acquiring...conservation needs for native plants and their habitats and coordinate implementation of programs...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-04/native-plant-conservation-mou-renewe
Outdoors
More than words

...not saying that Tlingit will ever be spoken as a first language again," Worl said, "But I've said that we would create habitats where children would speak the language."Examples Worl gave included ceremonies organized by Hans and Jessica Chester in...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-29/more-words
Local

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