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What's in Bloom: Blue camas

...water." These bulbs (not to be confused with the white-flowered death camas, Toxicoscordion sp.) were an important food source for the native peoples of the Pacific Northwest and were often used as trade items. When used as a food source...
Current sport fish fishing report for Juneau

...salmon smolt. Anglers will use small spinners or smolt pattern flies to catch hungry fish actively feeding on this important food source. Local anglers will have luck finding fish at the mouth of Montana Creek, Salmon Creek, Peterson Creek and salt...
Revamping the rip rap

...a mate."In just a few short years, they will have a place to hide. Those insects in turn, will provide an important food source for migratory birds, Hudson said. Even the leaf litter is important. "The leaf litter falls into the stream...
Goldbelt dock gets OK for Cascade Point

...potential harm to fish habitat, said John Leeds, Corps of Engineers' Juneau office manager. Herring are an important food source for humpback whales and Steller sea lions, both listed under the Endangered Species Act. The National Marine...
Tribe protests glacier tours

...tend to their young on ice floes near the glacier. The tribe believes the ships are hurting the population an important food source for some Yakutat residents. However, cruise officials are reluctant to cap voyages to the area until they see...
Season's outlook: not berry good

...berries "may travel and spend more time finding food, with more of them heading into town." Berries are an important food source for migratory birds such as the thrushes that pass through Juneau forests in the fall, said Bob Armstrong, local...
Alaska editorial: There's no problem with McNeil bear hunt

...people its like shooting fish in a barrel. The bears will tolerate a crowd of other bears and people to reach an important food source during a limited season, but that is a long time - and a far distance - from what happens when they are alone...
Hunters watch for sick birds

...uncertain risks of bird flu. "People need to be cautious and reasonable about (handling the birds) but this is an important food source out here and I'd hate to see people avoiding them," he said. Still, the news from abroad is making some people...
Vote No group: Crossing through refuge will have significant impact

...salmon, and the critters they eat spawn and eat there as well. Another fish, the Pacific sand lance, is an important food source for other fish, bald eagles and humpback whales, Armstrong said, adding he believes the sand lance is the most...
My Turn: Kensington Mine needs environmental safeguards

...birds and marine mammals in the bay? Will marine transport activities diminish habitat for spawning herring, an important food source for birds and mammals? Three minor spills at the Kensington Mine have been reported to the state of Alaska since...


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