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From greenhouse to ground, city crew is dedicated to beautifying Alaska's capital city

...a strong interest throughout the community to step up. ... It's encouraging."Facilities, Parks and Landscape Superintendent Brent Fischer views the decorative landscaping as a quality of life issue, not just an aesthetic one.Juneau...
Juneau service agency struggles to stay open

...and has had a use agreement with SAGA since 1992. The current agreement runs through 2016.City parks and landscape superintendent George Schaaf said SAGA has asked to renegotiate after having difficulty meeting terms of the agreement...
Fred Felkl, unsung hero of Auke Lake Trail

...and called the city for the rest. They cut a step into the tree so people could keep walking.City Parks and Landscape Superintendent George Schaff said the city is getting the paperwork through to purchase a new gangway. He hopes a contractor...
Water supply level rising

...landscaping for the next two weeks downtown. They, too, have to be aware of the water they're using, parks and landscape superintendent George Schaaf said.The department waited as long as it could before beginning to plant flowers around downtown...
State DOT pulls funds for Auke Lake Wayside

...pull almost $1.4 million from the construction project, leaving the city unable to fund it, city Parks and Landscape Superintendent George Schaaf said at a Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee meeting Tuesday.Work on the project could...
Efforts continue to improve Auke Lake

...produce a rational plan based on the best available information," said George Schaaf, Juneau's parks and landscape superintendent. "What we tried to avoid was doing anything that was arbitrary or capricious."Though the Borough Assembly...
DOT: Auke Lake Wayside was not guaranteed funding

...found out Thursday that the Auke Bay Wayside hadn't made the cut for the next fiscal year, city Parks and Landscape Superintendent George Schaaf said. CBJ has committed more than a decade and about $30,000 to the project. The state has...
Brotherhood Bridge construction to go out to bid next month

...parking lot at the Brotherhood Bridge trailhead is being reconfigured to improve traffic flow, city Parks and Landscape Superintendent George Schaaf said. The DOT asked the city for permission to build a driveway from the lot to nearby Wildmeadow...
Photo: String 'em up

University of Alaska Southeast landscape superintendent David Lendrum examines Christmas lights being installed Tuesday on campus. It will take Lendrum and his crew about two weeks to...
State and local briefs

...landslide at the downtown park, near Gold Creek, made the hill unsafe, said Bob Grochow, city parks and landscape superintendent. ``It's a very precarious hillside right now and we don't want anybody to go up on the hillside right...


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