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On the Trails: April - the cruelest month

...another. At what age do they learn this mode of foraging?? There was goose scat that contained seeds of (I think) Canada mayflower, reminding me that geese up on the tundra (and, as I saw, in Tierra del Fuego) commonly eat fruit and disperse the seeds...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-24/trails-april-cruelest-month
Outdoors
On the Trails: Regurgitation!

...we have found compact wads of the seeds of mayflower (or false lily of the valley). Mayflower grows abundantly in some meadow areas along...bird - probably a raven - had filled up on mayflower fruits and discarded the seeds in a tidy...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-13/trails-regurgitation
Outdoors
Rescue 21 Project Cmdr. Calnan retires from Mayflower Island

The career of a Coast Guardsman was conducted in one afternoon for Cmdr. Joseph S. Calnan on Friday at Mayflower Island in Douglas. The time-honored tradition of Change of Command, the reverence of a retirement, and the respectful salute...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-07-30/rescue-21-project-cmdr-calnan-retires-m
Local
BLM plans cleanup on Mayflower Island

...facility upgrade at its Juneau Mineral Information Center. The center is at the former U.S. Bureau of Mines station on Mayflower Island in Douglas. The cleanup will remove lead-contaminated soil and siding containing asbestos, said spokesman Jane...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111901/Loc_mayflowerislan.shtml
Local
Hostility toward recent immigrants a long American tradition

...can trace their ancestry back to the Mayflower.Not surprisingly, former President...blueblooded Bush and Walker families - is a Mayflower descendant. President Barack Obama's...Plymouth Colony less than a decade after the Mayflower landed.America's two most recent...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-16/hostility-toward-recent-immigrants-lo
Opinion
Photo: Blowing in the breeze

A slight wind keeps a small group of sailboats moving near Mayflower Island in Gastineau Channel on Wednesday evening.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050109/loc_435377491.shtml
Photo: December sunrise

Bill League takes his dog, Kito, for a sunrise walk Tuesday along the Mayflower Island access road in Douglas.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120308/loc_363100879.shtml
Good Samaritans helped rescue injured boater

...outcome."After the ambulance left, Neil retrieved the man's unattended skiff that was still doing slow donuts around Mayflower Island. The couple stayed at the scene as responding police officers conducted interviews and took photographs of the boats...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-18/good-samaritans-helped-rescue-injured-b
Local
Juneau minerals museum faces an uncertain future

...the federal budget. For the past decade, geologists have labored at the Juneau-John Rishel Mineral Information Center on Mayflower Island, just off Douglas. They engaged in field work, such as minerals research on Admiralty Island, while based at a...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031407/loc_20070314015.shtml
News
Winter birds prove entertaining in Juneau

...lilies-of-the-valley is remote at best. "Mayflower" would be a better common name, because...the important issues at The immature mayflower berries spend the fall as hard, opaque...landscape. But in late fall, when the mayflower berries ripen and become attractive to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122307/out_20071223026.shtml
Outdoors

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