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The littlest Mermaids

...and they are adorable.And, unlike their namesake sirens, they are not blamed for wrecking lovelorn sailors upon rocky shorelines.Not these Little Mermaids.These mermaids are students in instructor Linda Secor's class at the Dimond Park Aquatic Center...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-19/littlest-mermaids
Sports
My Turn: Muskoxen are a conservation success

...circumnavigating the island in an outboard craft resembling a Boston Whaler, the hunter, guide and I spotted a small herd near the shoreline. We disembarked and after stalking the herd for about an hour, (it moved restlessly in and out of range), our hunter...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-08/my-turn-muskoxen-are-conservation-suc
Opinion
Sitka and Angoon Shoreline II public meetings

...Association office at 315 Heendae Road. "The Shoreline II project area includes all areas used by...guide activities that originate from the marine shoreline areas," Jay Kinsman, a shoreline team leader, said. "A decision on this project...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-04/sitka-and-angoon-shoreline-ii-public
Outdoors
Sport fish report for the week of June 16

King salmonHatchery king salmon fishing has improved for shoreline and marine boat anglers as increasing numbers of fish return to the Terminal Harvest Area around Juneau. Reports indicate that...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-20/sport-fish-report-week-june-16
Outdoors
This week's Southeast sportfish report

...freshwater streams. Fish have now moved in from the saltwater shorelines to local creeks where they will actively feed on salmon eggs...in Cowee, Peterson and Montana creeks as well as saltwater shorelines in Gastineau Channel. Anglers typically have success catching...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-18/weeks-southeast-sportfish-report
Outdoors
Murkowski asks for change in FEMA rules for Juneau

...Velocity Zones," Feldt wrote. "Most shorelines are in mapped V Zones, even though much...from large storms. Using fill along the shoreline to create buildable land has been an...FEMA map, "by including protected shoreline in a category meant to apply to at-risk...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-23/murkowski-asks-change-fema-rules-juneau
Local
Uses for spill planning tool expanding

...Fisheries Service is funding the next step in mapping Alaska's coast - about 2,500 miles along the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta shoreline from Cape Newenham to Emmonak, including Nunivak Island.That work will be done in two surveys in July and August, and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-21/uses-spill-planning-tool-expanding
State
More rain, less snow: what that means for SE

Alaska and Canada share shorelines, watersheds, fish and an icefield. Why not science?Allison Bidlack, Director of the Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center, said...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-28/more-rain-less-snow-what-means-se
Outdoors
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to use drones for mapping

...Administration approval to fly drones to map the campus infrastructure. The data will be used to help create 3-D models and monitor shoreline change.The FAA in December selected Texas as one of six states for research on developing drones for commercial use. A...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-08/texas-am-corpus-christi-use-drones-mapp
State
Sport fish report for the week of July 7

...freshwater streams. Fish have now moved in from the saltwater shorelines to local creeks where they will actively feed on salmon eggs...in Cowee, Peterson and Montana creeks as well as saltwater shorelines in Gastineau Channel. Anglers typically have success catching...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-11/sport-fish-report-week-july-7
Outdoors

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