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Smartphone app identifies invasive weeds

...Peninsula Clarion.Users take a photo of the plant and submit it to a team from the...across the state then identifies the plant and replies.According to invasive plants instructor Gino Graziano, if the plant is invasive he then calls the appropriate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-27/smartphone-app-identifies-invasive-weed
State
Experts: Long-term risks from mine spill

...manager for the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority. He said meeting EPA standards for clean drinking water could double the plant's cost and require millions more in operating costs each year.The EPA said it will be Monday at least, but perhaps...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-13/experts-long-term-risks-mine-spill
Not For Web
On the Trails: Learning to see the natural world more deeply

...vaguely aware of a lot of white, flat-topped inflorescences on tall stems near the trail. You may or may not know the plant is called cow parsnip or Indian rhubarb. Most of the inflorescences might have a small fly or two crawling around - barely...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-21/trails-learning-see-natural-world-mo
Outdoors
Floyd Dryden student represents Alaska in National Geographic Bee

...twice as much carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and gives off more oxygen in its place. As an incentive to be grown, the plant would be both edible and nutritious.The full video may be seen at: video.nationalgeographic.com/video/national-geographic-bee...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-09/floyd-dryden-student-represents-ala
Neighbors
AG denies LNG plant sale

...he would not approve the sale of the plant. In an Aug. 6 statement, Hilcorp...LNG would be sold at the gate of the plant.Harvest wrote July 17 that it objected...the operation costs of operating the plant and transporting LNG, and the slim...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-09/ag-denies-lng-plant-sale
State
Dirt Girl: All about the spud

...varieties, then you'll notice the plants grew at different rates. Some produced...happens around 20 to 21 days after the plant emerges. This is when the potatoes...soil. Continue to pile soil around the plant to allow space for the tubers to...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-07/dirt-girl-all-about-spud
Outdoors
What's in Bloom: Gardeners!

This year, the plants have thrived at the Jensen-Olson Arboretum due in great measure to the efforts of our seasonal gardeners.Carrie Goodbrake and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-31/whats-bloom-gardeners
Outdoors
Dirt Girl: Sandy's tomatoes

...nitrogen can also produce more greens rather than fruit as can our abundant daylight.Sandy pinches off the plant as it grows to signal the plant to produce more fruit than foliage. His advice is simple: pinch off anything that is starting turn yellow...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-24/dirt-girl-sandys-tomatoes
Outdoors
Why airlines keep pushing biofuels: They have no choice

...August. Red Rock's planned deliveries to Southwest have also been pushed back, to 2017 from 2016, and construction of the plant has not yet started.But many in the industry say they are not surprised, or daunted, by the time and effort it will...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-07-21/why-airlines-keep-pushing-biofuels-t
Regional News
For grad rates, numbers don't tell whole story

...change," Miller said. "It's just like planting a seed - you have to water it, you have to let it grow, you have to fertilize, you have to care for it and then eventually you get the plant to produce the fruit, but it takes a while."

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-05/grad-rates-numbers-dont-tell-whole-stor
Local

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