On the Trails: What happens when animals eat poisons?

...contain toxic substances, in varying amounts. All members of the buttercup family (such as monkshood) are suspect, wild irises "disagree" with some herbivores, pine needles have been reported to make livestock sick. Consumption of false hellebore...
Gimme a smile: Summer Traveling

Summertime in Juneau - the snow is gone, the irises are blooming, hiking and fishing opportunities abound. School's out, the days are long with almost endless sunshine. It's...
Song birds, lilies highlight hike to local cabin

...the muskeg, and shooting stars were past their peak. Chocolate lilies now showed up all through the meadows, and the wild irises were more evident than before but not yet at their peak. I head an olive-sided flycatcher singing his "Quick, three beers...
What's in Bloom: Iris 'Gracchus'

Iris "Gracchus" - this is a very old cultivar of iris that was first introduced to cultivation in Europe in 1884...Caroline Jensen's photo albums, this was called "Old Peterson Iris." It is quite possible that it has been growing at the Jensen-Olson...
Photo: Seeing iris

Sharron Lobaugh studies a nice display of iris for her painting Wednesday along Riverside Drive.
Police: Birthday cake beating followed week of handcuffing

...extensive bruising came from numerous beatings and were consistent with torture, police said.Jack Garcia's mother, Oriana Iris Garcia, 26, approved of her boyfriend and brother handcuffing her son because "she was trying to teach Jack not to steal...
Aggie Creek Fire grows, Alyeska takes pipeline precautions

...about 25 percent contained, largely because of a fire line to the southeast, said Aggie Creek Fire Public Information Officer Iris Estes.Fire personnel there dropped by more than 200 since Thursday, leaving 401 people and four helicopters assigned to Aggie...
... for contributing to fund-raiser

...Thank you Safeway, for the discount on irises and handling the order; Gifts & Graphics...Foods and Dave Ottoson, for selling the irises for us; Alaska &Proud market and Nugget...Associates, for providing space to sell the irises, mugs and erasers. Thank you one and...
Irises, orchids and mountain midges

...meadows along Cowee Creek yielded a spectacular flower show. In mid to late June, shades of purple ruled the fields: wild iris, northern geranium, beach pea, and lupine, with touches of pink roses, yellow buttercups and white cow parsnip. We noted...
Photo: Eyes for irises

Brian Davies, an employee for the city's Parks and Recreation Department, pulls weeds in an iris garden Wednesday in front of Gastineau Elementary School.


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