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Division of Forestry harvests spruce cones for future reforestation

...road. Another 60,000 seedlings were sent to the Kenai Peninsula to be planted. To get the best results, it helps to plant seedlings in the most recently logged areas, DOF resource forester Kevin Meany said. The seedlings have a survival rate...
Belknap goes after the gap

...husband and said 'I won't do this anymore.' I wanted to get a job and see what I could do," Belknap said. "I wanted to plant a tree and see it grow. If my neighbors had kids, I wanted to watch them grow up ..."Her husband closed out his...
Water supply level rising

...using, parks and landscape superintendent George Schaaf said.The department waited as long as it could before beginning to plant flowers around downtown and near the cruise ship docks because of the amount of water it takes to transplant flowers...
Photo: Preparing to plant

Three-year-old Iris Berryhill helps her mother, Helle, turn soil in their Community Garden plot as they prepare to plant garlic on Monday.
Alaska to celebrate Arbor Day on Monday

ANCHORAGE - Arbor Day is America's national tree planting holiday. It's a day set aside to plant ceremonial trees, educate children about the importance of trees and to honor the important role that trees play in our daily...
Where salmon run, people wade

KENAI - There are those who think of fishing as a contemplative sport. A chance to plant hip waders in a sparkling stream, stash a cold drink in the belt pocket and dream of man's mystic connections to the water and...
Local growth

...the White House, bringing back an idea first pursued during World War I. She encouraged citizens around the country to plant their own victory gardens, partly to help reduce the country's food needs during wartime, and also as a way to boost...
Specifics on explosive seed dispersal

...quivering leaves near the ground. Pretty soon, we could discern a slender, furry body moving deliberately from plant to plant. Then a small head with a white eye-ring poked up near a stem of northern geranium, nipped off the fruit, and munched...
Alaskan Brewing expands Finding the room for this latest expansion was something of a magic trick - and a little bit European, according to plant manager Curtis Holmes. "If you go to European breweries, they've been brewing in the same locations for 600 years...
Parnell orders flags lowered for Koponen

...lowered Wednesday in Koponen's memory.Koponen and his wife, Joan, moved to Fairbanks in 1952. They cleared trees to plant hay and raise animals.Koponen also helped organize a credit union and a volunteer fire department.The Democrat won...


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