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Some birds home for the holidays; others far from it

...JUNEAUJuneau birder Deanna Mac Phail managed to get a picture of the long-eared owl, something Juneau organizer Mark Schwan called "probably the biggest deal on the count."While new arrivals are exciting, some other frequently seen species...
Birds that can see Russia

...Juneau Audubon Society's January Meeting from 8-7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 8 in the Egan Room of Centennial Hall. Mark Schwan will talk about Gambell's birds, and his visit to a Siberian Yupik village in one of the most remote parts of North...
Audubon Spring Bird Walk for May 10

...the Mendenhall Wetlands State Game Refuge. Participants will meet at the parking lot at the end of Radcliffe Road. Mark Schwan will lead this week's hike. Binoculars will be available to borrow for those who need them. Birders of all skill...
Better late than never

...or 8 inches or a little bigger they go to the ocean as smolts," said Fish and Game sport fish management biologist Mark Schwan. "At that point they begin an ocean odyssey to the Gulf of Alaska, like salmon." Steelhead return to the waterways...
Thank you

...ADF&G) and Krysta Williams. Birds: Gwen Baluss (US Forest Service), Laurie Ferguson Craig and Mary Willson, Mark Schwan (ADF&G), Tom Paul (ADF&G), Nina Mollett (NOAA), Doug Woodby (ADF&G), Deb Rudis (US Fish and Wildlife...
Birding at Mendenhall Rec's Moose Lake

...a black-and-white warbler? You never know what will pop out of that next alder or willow just around the bend. Mark Schwan will lead the Saturday bird walk to Moose Lake. For information on other Juneau Audubon Society nature walks see http...
Thank you

...Service); and Mike Sigler (NMFS). Birds: Mary Lou King (Audubon); Gwen Baluss (U.S. Forest Service); Mark Schwan (ADF&G); Tom Paul (ADF&G); Doug Woodby (ADF&G); Jesse Reebs (U.S. Forest Service); Deb Rudis...
Back to the dock

...Because of the change of management, state regulations prohibiting snagging from the DIPAC dock no longer apply, said Mark Schwan, area management biologist for the state Department of Fish and Game. "The no-snagging regulation says no snagging...
Out and About

...Bird Count with the Juneau Audubon Society, meet no later than 8 a.m. at Valley or downtown McDonald's. Call Mark Schwan, 789-9841, for details. Dec. 16: Sporting rifle meet at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range, 9 a.m. registration...
Out & About

...Details: 586-2911. Wednesday: Public Trap Shoot, 6-9 p.m., Juneau Gun Club. Thursday: Presentation by Mark Schwan on Juneau's late fall and early winter birds as seen through 30 years of Christmas bird counts, 7 p.m., University...


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