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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...
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...
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...
Uncommon visitors to the Valley

Down in the thick brush along Steep Creek, biologist Mark Schwan didn't see the two brown bears until he was virtually on top of them. "We were just above the upper bridge," Schwan said...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...returns predicted. Spring sport anglers will also get a boost from hatchery fish feeding in the area, sportfish manager Mark Schwan said. But anglers probably won't see many of them until mid-June, when mature fish get closer to the hatcheries...
King salmon arriving in near-record numbers

...than half the 29.5 hour-average since 1994. "It's about as good as it gets," Juneau Area Management Biologist Mark Schwan said. "In my tenure, I don't think we've ever broke 10 hours." The Department of Fish and Game's Web site...
Juneau Audubon Society elects officers for 2012-13

...secretary; and Patty Rose, treasurer.Mary Lou King will continue as editor of the group's newsletter, the Raven; Mark Schwan will work as Field Trips Coordinator; Gwen Baluss as Conservation Chair, and Jeff Sauer and Linda Nicklin as At-large...
Around town

...parking area just before bridge over Mendenhall River on Back Loop Road. Wear rubber boots, bring binoculars. Leader: Mark Schwan. Call Mark at 789-9841. Natives for Sobriety sale and dance, 8-10 a.m., rummage sale; 12:30-2:30 p...
Birding, Berners and more

...reason we focus on Berners is because in late April and early May there's a lot of biological activity going on," Mark Schwan said. "We have the hooligan, or eulachon, which are a smelt-like fish that spawns in fresh water, lays eggs in...
Meet the Migration

...and raise young. For all, this nationally recognized important bird habitat is vital to their ability to thrive. Mark Schwan, a retired fisheries biologist and Juneau Audubon Society president, has birded in the Juneau area for more than 30...


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