Porcupines likely Alaska's no. 1 roadkill two factors: an ideal porcupine habitat nearby and increased...shoots are a favorite of the porcupine.It's not clear how these accidents affect the overall porcupine population, according to...Jessy Coltrane, who studied porcupines, once said, "Obtaining...
Eaglecrest's Porcupine Chair to re-open

Eaglecrest Ski Area will re-open the Porcupine chairlift on Saturday, Feb. 14. The to make enough snow to re-open the Porcupine Area!" Along with the opening of Porcupine, Eaglecrest will restart the Wee Ski and...
Porcupine Lift opens Saturday at Eaglecrest Ski Area

Eaglecrest ski season is almost here.Eaglecrest general manager Matt Lillard posted on Facebook Monday that the Porcupine Lift will open Saturday, about a week after Juneau received its first snowfall of the season. "Details on trails and park...
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Mating season for porcupines is now

...and in their urine. Porcupines spend much of their...come-hither signal. A female porcupine is in estrus just once...window, but clearly porcupines find each other. When...I've since heard porcupines yelp, squeal, bleat...After reading Roze's porcupine book, it seems apparent...
Eaglecrest to host 'Porcupine Extravaganza'

To celebrate the new Porcupine Lodge at Eaglecrest Ski Area, the Porcupine Extravaganza will be held beginning at 11 a.m...obstacle courses on Muskeg and Dolly Varden and a Porcupine Scavenger Hunt with prizes including t-shirts...
The porcupine's winter in slow-motion

...after the porcupines she watched...perches. Winter porcupine behavior...winter made porcupines more intriguing to her. The porcupine doesn't...presented these porcupine insights during...Alaska porcupines are almost...
Photo: Business donates to Porcupine chairlift

Ron Plantz, Human Resources and Community Relations manager for Hecla Greens Creek Mining Co., presents a $5,000 check for the Eaglecrest Porcupine Chairlift to Jim Calvin, chairman of the Eaglecrest Foundation, and Bill Corbus, chairman of the Porcupine Campaign.
Eaglecrest to open Porcupine Chairlift on Saturday

JUNEAU - Eaglecrest Ski Area will open the Porcupine Chairlift for the 2012-13 Season from 9 a.m. to 3 p...snow making system to create adequate snow depths in the Porcupine area to open on schedule. I'm very proud of our team for...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for July 27, 2015

...concerns about safety and environmental protection.Thumbs up to the porcupine. It could use the good news. A new fact sheet from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game says porcupines may be the No. 1 roadkilled animal in Alaska. In the fall mating...
Tune in to nature

...sensors have picked up a lot of animals beyond squirrels. There have been coyotes, mice, bears, beavers, moose, foxes, porcupines, deer, hares, river otters, birds, wolves and more. Near Glacier Valley Elementary School, the camera captured an owl...


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