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On the Trails: Willows, midges and moose

...browsing can affect the soils, leading to changes in plant species composition and, potentially, the course of early plant succession below the browsed shrubs. ? Mary F. Willson is a retired professor of ecology.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-28/trails-willows-midges-and-moose
Outdoors
Alaska tundra shows surprising resilience after fire

...studying the vegetation recovery in plants and soils in the burned area."We wanted to assess whether post-fire plant succession resulted in a mixture of shrubs and sedges similar to what was there before the fire or whether this area could be...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-08-30/alaska-tundra-shows-surprising-resilience
Art
Reflecting on a vanishing landmark

...then is still mostly rock and sand, with only a thin layer of lichen and moss growing in the earliest stages of plant succession. Peter Metcalfe, who grew up here and was the first person to show me the glacier, said his first memory of it...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102906/out_20061029003.shtml
Outdoors
Around Town

...Glacier Visitors Center theater. Details: Dale Campbell, 790-7425. Saturday Jan. 27 Kids Day Program presents, Plant Succession with Forest Service Naturalist Denise Wolvin, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Children ages...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012501/Com_AT.html
Comm
Best bets

...arranged through the Forest Service. This 9-mile roundtrip hike provides a great environment to examine postglacial plant succession. As with all active glaciers, the face of the glacier should not be approached due to the danger of falling ice...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072399/Com_bets.html
Comm
Campers return from Glacier Bay, Baranof Island

...Connor, who was on the Glacier Bay leg of the trip. They took 10 students and taught them about glacial landscapes, plant succession and salinity while scrambling over glaciers and through Glacier Bay National Park. The other five students went...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070209/loc_458205673.shtml
Around Town

...Visitors Center theater. Details: Dale Campbell, 790-7425. Saturday, Jan. 27 Kids Day Program presents, "Plant Succession" with Forest Service Naturalist Denise Wolvin, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Children...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012601/Com_AT.html
Comm
Word of mouth

...thought the reason that there were dandelions in the median instead of lupines had to do with hydrostatic rebound and plant succession. I wish the Empire would find out about some of that from the experts. Tuesday's empire had a story about a proposal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061799/Ope_word.html
Opinion
Local Briefs

...Cutting back the forest will improve the view as well as the long-term health of the buildings and allow the plant succession process to follow its natural course, she said. Now, the trees in the forest are all the same age, Kiefer said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081701/Loc_briefs.shtml
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Glacier Visitors Center theater. Details: Dale Campbell, 790-7425. Saturday Jan. 27 Kids Day Program presents, Plant Succession with Forest Service Naturalist Denise Wolvin, 11 a.m.-noon, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Children ages...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012501/Com_AT.shtml

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