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Division of Forestry harvests spruce cones for future reforestation

...Palmer-based forester Jeff Graham, who manages the division's seed bank. The seeds are then stored in a walk-in freezer at...deteriorates over time and Graham said he wanted to replenish the seed bank with a fresh crop of Fairbanks seeds. White spruce cones...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/division-forestry-harvests-spruce-co
Outdoors
State Briefs

...Park's native plants. The seeds will be used to keep a seed bank for restoration and revegetation projects. Park officials said there is more of a need for the seed bank this year because of construction projects in the park...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072203/sta_briefs.shtml
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Work swapped for share of harvest at experimental farm

...coming from," Zimmer said. "We want kids to see a working farm." Beyond the community farm, the pair hopes to add a seed bank, college courses, community workshops, agricultural research and a community barn. "We want to be a resource center...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062001/Loc_Farm.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...coming from," Zimmer said. "We want kids to see a working farm." Beyond the community farm, the pair hopes to add a seed bank, college courses, community workshops, agricultural research and a community barn. "We want to be a resource center...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062001/Loc_Farm.shtml
Troublemaker 3: Butter-and-eggs

...species. Two key factors are important for control: don't let them go to seed, and destroy seedlings arising from the seed bank before they can become established. Carefully hand pulling plants when the soil is moist will facilitate removing the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011109/nei_376153632.shtml
Troublemaker 2: orange hawkweed

...by diverse methods; long-lived seed bank: deep penetrating taproots or creeping...immediately or lie dormant in the soil (seed bank) for up to seven years. These plants...continue to mature, adding seeds to the seed bank. Don't count on mowing to solve...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050908/nei_277407011.shtml
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