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Empire Editorial: Members wanted, needed and necessary

...the Eaglecrest Learning Center to the Board of Equalization, from the Juneau Human Rights Commission to the Jensen-Olson Arboretum Advisory Board.And that was just for the City and Borough of Juneau. That same day, there were two call-outs...
Peonies, primroses, the 'Garden City'

...climate suits the primrose just fine. In fact, the Jensen-Olson Arboretum boasts a certified collection. And just ask Pat...Merrill Jensen, horticulturist and manager of the Jensen-Olson Arboretum, Brad Fluetch, a local peony grower launching...
Outside in 2013

...Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.Merrill Jensen gave a tour in early May of his primula collection at the Jensen-Olson Arboretum, which has now topped 200 varieties - the largest collection in North America. He said he's caught the...
Carstensen releases book on Juneau trails

...books on a stick," Carstensen said.Some of those watersheds and trails are Cowee-Davies, Amalga Meadows, Jensen-Olson Arboretum, Auke Lake, Montana Creek, Dzantik'i Heeni-Switzer Creek, Mount Roberts/Gold Creek, Treadwell, Fish...
Trail Feature: Point Caroline Trail

...serves less as a means for travel but more as a vein to vistas.Nestled at the top of the driveway into the Jensen-Olson Arboretum, hidden under the thickening spring brush of the finally-why-were-you-so-late spring is the trailhead...
A summer with hummers

...the study officially began on April 23 at the Jensen-Olson Arboretum. They started a bit later at the Juneau Community...she said. "We had zero recaptures at the Jensen-Olson Arboretum. All the birds we got there were new birds. That...
Woman treated for injuries after crash near Shrine

...according to police and hospital spokesmen.The woman, identified as Jane Terry, had slowed down to look at the Jensen-Olson Arboretum near Mile 23 of Glacier Highway and was rear-ended by another vehicle at about 2:20 p.m., police said...
Colorful 'little people'

A year after the Jensen-Olson Arboretum earned a designation from the North American Plant Collections Consortium as the largest primrose collection in North America...
Arboretum appreciation

The Friends of Jensen-Olson Arboretum thank the attendees and the following businesses, individuals and volunteers who made...Wednesday-Sunday year round, and admission is free.Thank you, Juneau.Friends of Jensen-Olson Arboretum
Photo: Sunny work

Chelsie Harris, a seasonal gardener at the Jensen-Olson Arboretum, picks weeds out of the vegetable garden at the city-owned garden on Thursday.


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