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Exploring the realities of the 'butterfly effect' in Alaska

You might have heard the saying that a flutter of a butterfly's wings can change the course of the future. Juneau biologist and naturalist Bob Armstrong spoke at a recent Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Fireside lecture about "Natural...
On the Trails: High tides and swimming voles

...hunting out over the floods. Short-eared owls love to capture long-tailed voles in the salt marshes of Juneau. A Juneau biologist once observed a short-eared owl diving completely under the water while hunting a vole. Bones of this vole commonly...
briefly , or call toll-free (888) 278-7424. Armstrong, Hudson to talk about dragonflies JUNEAU - Juneau biologists Bob Armstrong and John Hudson will discuss their new book, "Dragonflies of Alaska," at 7 p.m., Tuesday...
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Discovering dragonflies results in a new book

...delicate damselflies and big blue darners. Some of them even cruise in the Arctic. New book "Dragonflies of Alaska" Juneau biologists Bob Armstrong and John Hudson will discuss their new book, "Dragonflies of Alaska," at 7p.m. Tuesday at Hearthside...
Gauging the mine's effects on Berners Bay

...of the bay during herring spawning. Coeur Alaska also proposed carrying federal wildlife observers on its boats. Juneau biologist Mary Willson is worried about the proposed dock at Slate Creek Cove, on the west side of Berners Bay. The proposed...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...begins today. The New England teacher has pleaded innocent to a manslaughter charge stemming from the July death of Juneau biologist Dick Carlson. Taplin, 27, charged with being drunk when his vehicle struck Carlson, is being held at the Lemon...
Juneau Empire Story Archive Ketchikan and is expected to start today. Taplin, a New England resident, is accused of causing the death of Juneau biologist Richard Carlson when he struck first Carlson's truck and then him in July on Mendenhall Loop Road. The decision...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...teacher Taplin, 27, is defending his innocence against felony manslaughter charges stemming from the July 22 death of Juneau biologist Dick Carlson. He is charged with being drunk when his vehicle struck Carlson on Back Loop Road on July 21. Presiding...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Some potential medical marijuana users simply haven't gone through the process yet. Don Schmiege, a retired Juneau biologist, said he hasn't yet asked his doctor for a recommendation, but he may. He'd like to try marijuana instead...
Bear watchers get an eye-full at glacier

...Though the prime viewing season is winding down, there are still bears to be seen. Motioning toward a creek, Juneau biologist Robert Armstrong said, "Two weeks ago there was a bear sleeping right underneath the observation platform over...


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