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Living & Growing: An overdue love letter

...has yet to be sent so this is long overdue!I love our community garden. It provides me with a wonderful opportunity to plant, nourish seedlings, and harvest food to bring home, eat, and to share with others. But more than that it gives me...
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...
First Friday Art Walk

...Carstensen and Robert Armstrong will be signing copies of their newly revised book, "Nature of Southeast Alaska: A Guide to Plants, Animals, and Habitats." during the downtown art walk.Armstrong will also be debuting his new book at the First...
Fireside Lecture to focus on updates to "The Nature of Southeast Alaska" by Armstrong and Carstensen

...known local naturalists, who will present a talk on updates to their book, "The Nature of Southeast Alaska: A Guide to Plants, Animals and Habitats." The revisions to the book, authored with Rita O'Clair, will be published by Alaska Geographic...
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...
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...
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...
Alaskans celebrating Arbor Day

Arbor Day is America's national tree planting holiday, the day many set aside to plant ceremonial trees, educate children about the importance of trees and honor the important role that trees play in our daily lives...
Former NFL lineman plans feats of physical and emotional strength at Juneau 'Pillars' talk

...invest in people, it has the potential of reaping generations of benefits. That's what I'm all about is to be able to plant seeds, knowing that you may never eat of its fruit. It's really cool. I like it."So, there will be some investment...
Orchids in Southeast Alaska

...Both species are visited by small insects, including flies and wasps and bees, that can carry some pollen from plant to plant. However, most seeds are apparently produced by self-pollination, without a visit from an insect bringing pollen...


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