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SHI to sponsor lecture on new research on ancient herring populations

...in April to unveil intriguing research on ancient herring populations in Alaska and Native people's long-term reliance on the...to subsistence users region wide. The decline of herring populations in Sitka in recent years has been of great concern to subsistence...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-03/shi-sponsor-lecture-new-research-ancient-
Art
Ancient herring may hold clues to current resource management

...lecture on new research on ancient herring populations on Tuesday, April 8 from noon to 1...will unveil research on ancient herring populations and her lecture will touch on how to...information to help declining herring populations in Southeast Alaska. Moss, a professor...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-04/ancient-herring-may-hold-clues-curre
Outdoors
VA partners with Anchorage health clinic

...partnership, said Samuel Hudson, spokesman of the Alaska VA Healthcare System.Alaska has one of the fastest growing veteran populations in the country and has long been the state with the most veterans per capita. More than 71,000 veterans lived in Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-06/va-partners-anchorage-health-clinic
State
Hospice and Home Care seeks community sponsors

...closure since Medicare now pays less than it costs to provide the services. The system was designed for urban areas with large populations and a home health agency simply cannot survive if it is dependent on Medicare. Community sponsorship is needed immediately...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-07/hospice-and-home-care-seeks-communi
Neighbors
On the Trails: Middens

...and environments as long ago as 40,000 years. However, I don't think anyone has studied the woodrats in our regional populations. Red squirrels are the well-known midden-makers. They have favorite spots for peeling the scales off cones to extract...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/trails-middens
Outdoors
Feds: No listing for Southeast herring

...Juneau chapter, said he was disappointed with NOAA's decision.He said it seems NOAA did consider some data on historical populations in the region, but "they apparently did not use it as a baseline for the declining population of herring in the whole Southeast...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-04/feds-no-listing-southeast-herring
Outdoors
Local spoken word artist releases debut CD

...Fellowship, one of three in the nation. Within the next year, she will travel to five cities with high Korean Adoptee populations - Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York and Minneapolis - and work with Korean Adoptee organizations to create...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-03/local-spoken-word-artist-releases-debut-c
Art
Off the Beaten Path: The flux and flow of caribou

...of the Porcupine herd for future generations. They're conducting their hunts in ways that minimize negative effects on populations, such as targeting bulls and passing on cows.Joe Tetlichi, Chairman of Canada's Porcupine Management Board, was reported...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-28/beaten-path-flux-and-flow-caribou
Outdoors
Join us for the 2014 Great Backyard Bird count

...so will help compile information on Juneau's winter bird populations. This weekend marks the beginning of an annual event - the...site and learn more about individual species or what bird populations are doing all over the country. In addition, the interactive...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-14/join-us-2014-great-backyard-bird-cou
Outdoors
Off the Beaten Path: Living in wolf country

...000 wolves in the state. The densest populations are in Southeast where deer, by and...in state sponsored control programs. Populations remain stable and in some areas, according...wolf numbers rebound quickly if prey populations are healthy.In the last month there's...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-21/beaten-path-living-wolf-country
Outdoors

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