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Secret garden

...investigated the complaint and noted the plant looked like marijuana - which was enough proof for JPD to confiscate the plant."I looked at it and said, 'Yes...afternoon interview, not long after the plant was removed.Fischer said this particular...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-31/secret-garden
Local
On the Trails: The scourge of scurvy

...this summer prompted an interest in learning more about the plant and the ailment called scurvy, revitalizing some bits...Considerable loss of the vitamin from plants occurs when the plant material is stored even for a few days, but the loss...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-15/trails-scourge-scurvy
Outdoors
Gustavus meadows

...strawberry plants grew abundantly, side by side, with columbine and baneberry and soapberry mixed in, here and there. The plant known as sticky false asphodel was more common than in any other place I've explored. Ladyslipper orchids had finished...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-25/gustavus-meadows
Outdoors
Parnell: Flint Hills liable for spill

...groundwater contamination that leaked from the plant, but that won't be the case for...last month announced plans to close the plant and lay off 90 employees. Costs...from parties interested in buying the plant. A company letter said Williams...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-05/parnell-flint-hills-liable-spill
State | AK legislature
First LNG ship since 2012 arrives at ConocoPhillips plant near Kenai

...Kenai, following the company's reactivation of the plant this spring.The plant has been in a suspended status since late 2012...export LNG from the Kenai plant for two years.The plant was built in 1969 by Phillips Petroleum and Marathon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-04/first-lng-ship-2012-arrives-conocophill
State
Flint Hills objects to state's stance on refinery cleanup

...Sean Parnell's position on the cleanup of soil contaminated at the North Pole Refinery will make it impossible to sell the plant, according to the owner.Flint Hills Resources last month announced it would close the refinery and lay off 81 employees...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-06/flint-hills-objects-states-stance-refin
State | AK legislature
Native Plant Conservation MOU Renewed in Coordination with Western Governors' Association

...agencies to renew a Memorandum of Understanding that continues the work of the Federal Native Plant Conservation Committee of the Plant Conservation Alliance and its cooperators in State government, including the Western Governors' Association, and non-government...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-04/native-plant-conservation-mou-renewe
Outdoors
What's in Bloom: Himalayan blue poppy

...anticipated days of the year at the Arboretum. The other-worldly, deep, sky blue blossoms are a color rarely found in the plant world. The large flowers rise to almost 4 feet tall from clumps of fuzzy, strap-like leaves. They grow well here...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-13/whats-bloom-himalayan-blue-poppy
Outdoors
Rethinking human waste disposal

...solution is reducing the amount of waste processed at the plant, Duncan said. Natural bacteria in our digestive tracts...time for bugs to digest the waste, lessening stress on the plant, he said.The only solids going into the sewer system...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-05/rethinking-human-waste-disposal
Local
On the Trails: Plants that aren't green

...together, forming carbohydrates that the plant can metabolize. Lucky for us, oxygen...Such names reflect nothing about the plant itself, obviously, and only show...produces huge numbers of tiny seeds.The plant is reputed to have some medicinal...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-11-08/trails-plants-arent-green
Outdoors

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