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On the Trails: Recent sightings around Juneau

...removing bits of fruit pulp but leaving the seeds intact. Birds, no doubt, but which? There are very few reports in the natural history literature of birds eating bunchberries.Skunk cabbage fruiting stalks are starting to fall over and "melt" into...
2015 Fireside lectures begin today

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Director John Neary kicks off the 2015 Fireside Lecture season today with a talk on the cross-Admiralty Island canoe route.
Around town for Wednesday, Nov. 13

...this short business meeting, Richard Carstensen will discuss and illustrate two of his new publications covering the natural history of our region. Refreshments provided courtesy of the Friends. Details:
Carstensen to discuss two of his books following museum meeting Wednedsay

...Ballroom on Wednesday, Nov. 13, naturalist Richard Carstensen will discuss two of his new publications covering the natural history of the region. The meeting begins at at 7 p.m.Carstensen is a naturalist with Discovery Southeast, the publisher...
Students make 'Alaska action figures'

...and bolas for hunting.Heutte added, "My daughter enjoys the art projects here, and I enjoy the tie between the natural history and the culture, and it gives a sort of way to experience art and learn."After viewing the museum displays...
Two exhibits to close at the Alaska State Museum

...photographs obtained during aerial surveys in the Gulf of Alaska and Southeast Alaska, "Coastal Impressions" presents the natural history and scenery of a remote area inaccessible to most visitors and residents. This exhibit is sponsored by the Cook...
40 years as a glacial gathering place

The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center provides extensive information about the natural history of Juneau's most accessible glacier and the surrounding Tongass National Forest. But when it was built in the early 1960s...
Alaska's vibrant biodiversity displayed along Eagle River

...digestive products is marine in origin. Neither the bears nor the forest would be the same if salmon runs declines. The natural history and ecology of Southeast are closely tied to this link between marine, fresh-water and terrestrial systems...
The stories tracks leave behind

...speak about tracks at Discovery Southeast we say everything leaves a sign and all signs tell a story. Stories about the natural history of our dynamic temperate rainforest reveal themselves throughout Juneau. One of the best stories I ever read was...
Coffee & Collections lecture offers up raven, eagle facts

...of Ravens and Eagles." beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6. After giving a brief discussion on the natural history of eagles and ravens, Harbanuk will focus on the social lives of eagles and ravens and their relationship with...


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