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Emergency listing sought for Prince of Wales Island wolves

...The groups want hunting and trapping stopped the rest of the year for Alexander Archipelago wolves, which den in root systems of large trees and prey on Sitka black-tailed deer. The wolves on Prince of Wales Island and neighboring islands...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-14/emergency-listing-sought-prince-wales-i
State
Juneau's Hidden History: Amalga, Juneau's ghost town

...leaned against an uprooted tree to catch his breath, and was surprised to see gold-bearing quartz trapped in the root system of the tree. C. D. Mallory of Macon, Georgia, learned of the find and took an option on the property later in 1902...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-10-28-6
Art
Dirt Girl: Putting the herbs down for fall

...the opposite of what you do to harden plants in the spring. First, dig up the herb making sure you have much of the root system. Garden soil is going to be much heavier with less drainage than the soil you want. Just like a hanging basket, you'll...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-09-18/dirt-girl-putting-herbs-down-fall
Outdoors
Groups want hunting season suspended for rare wolves

...preemptively close hunting and trapping seasons for Alexander Archipelago wolves, a southeast Alaska species that den in the root systems of large trees.They also asked the Federal Subsistence Board to close subsistence hunting and trapping, and the U...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-23/groups-want-hunting-season-suspended-ra
State
Empire Editorial: Put it 'cold out'

...campgrounds. But preventing fires in our rainforest also means preserving the integrity of our hillsides (fires eat away at root systems, causing erosion), of our beach fringes and ensuring a nutrient rich soil system. Patti Krosse, a forest ecologist...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-13/empire-editorial-put-it-cold-out
Opinion
One of two area wildfires out

...Amalga Harbor in Favorite Channel, saw damage to its Spruce and Hemlock trees as the fires charred the trees' anchoring root systems."It's all burnt out," he said of the area where the fire spread on the island, which he estimated covered one-tenth...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-10/one-two-area-wildfires-out
Local
Firefighters battle two Juneau wildfires

...were started by still-smoldering, abandoned campfires, officials say.The fires, which are scorching underground root systems, felling trees and charring land, are contained but haven't been stamped out, officials said."We're at the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-07/firefighters-battle-two-juneau-wildfire
Local
Government agrees to wolf decision deadline

...The groups want the Fish and Wildlife Service to make a decision before more habitat is lost.The wolves den in the root systems of large trees and hunt Sitka black-tailed deer, which depend on high-quality, old forests. The wolves are genetically...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-24/government-agrees-wolf-decision-deadlin
State
Agency to review Archipelago wolves

...called Alexander Archipelago wolves one of Alaska's most fascinating species. The wolves establish dens in the root systems of large trees and hunt Sitka black-tailed deer, which depend on high-quality, old forests.Clear-cut logging...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-30/agency-review-archipelago-wolves
State
Groups file lawsuit for listing of rare wolf

...said.Agency spokeswoman Andrea Medeiros could not be immediately reached Tuesday for comment.The wolves den in the root systems of large trees and hunt Sitka black-tailed deer, which depend on high-quality, old forests. They are genetically...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-11/groups-file-lawsuit-listing-rare-wolf
State

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