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Wildfires making Fairbanks air risky

FAIRBANKS - Smoke from Interior forest fires put Fairbanks air above the hazardous level. The smoke was being carried on northwest winds from some of the state's largest...
Fuel costs drive Alaskans to cut their own firewood

...fuel of last resort, and with the current high prices of fuel oil we want to help make fire-killed wood from our Interior forests available for firewood," said Dean Brown, acting director of the state Division of Forestry. There's some good...
Great Alaska beer receives Great American award

...ale, does just this, showcasing the rich and spicy notes of 100% Alaska birch syrup harvested in the state's interior forests by the Alaska Birch Syrup Company and Kahiltna Birchworks. The tawny, copper-colored ale is marked by a lightly...
Beetle in Alaska equipped with natural antifreeze

...formation. The antifreeze molecule is among the adaptations that helps the darkling beetle survive harsh winters in Interior forests. The beetle doesn't freeze until about minus 18.5 degrees Fahrenheit and is able to survive temperatures as...
Genomics project targets mushrooms

...given the possibility of commercial quantities of morel mushrooms popping up after millions of acres of Alaska's Interior forests burned last year - means a chance for the scientists to, perhaps, land an interesting specimen or two. As Laursen...
Alaska bowl carver's business goes to college

...the independent traveler market slackened after the terrorist attacks on New York's World Trade Center in 2001. Interior forest fires a year ago that left Fairbanks fogged by smoke also caused sales to drop. "You can't fault anybody for that...
Alaska Digest

...adrenaline was really going, and within a few seconds, it was all over," Marks said. Weather eases spread of Interior forest fires FAIRBANKS - Cool, calm conditions near Eagle brought relief to firefighters on the Boundary Creek and Mission...
Photo: Smoke bound for Fairbanks

Smoke from a wildfire billows last week over the Dalton Highway north of Fairbanks. Heavy smoke from Interior forest fires will continue to blanket Fairbanks until at least mid-week, weather officials said.
Juneau Empire Online Business Spotlight: On the move 8/4/98

...Southeast. Newton is also researching the best ways to regenerate areas clear-cut in white spruce forests in Alaska's Interior Forest and on the Kenai Peninsula. Newton has worked in silviculture, forest ecology and environmental chemistry for more...


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