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Tern colonies failed this year near Mendenhall, South Sawyer glaciers

...appear to have failed.Though most of arctic terns are, by now, well on their way south, U.S. Forest Service wildlife technician Gwen Baluss cautions those hiking to the Mendenhall Glacier to watch out for the birds during the summer months...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/tern-colonies-failed-year-near-mende
Outdoors
Welcome to the bear show

...50 each.We paddled up to the designated area, where Forest Service crew supervisor Harry Tullis and ADF&G Wildlife Technician Carl Koch met us. We attached our kayaks to a rope system that pulled them out about 100 feet into the cove and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-05/southeast-adventure
Outdoors
Officials show how to release trapped pets

...person with no knowledge of trapping can open a body-gripping Conibear trap should talk to Sarah DeGennaro.A wildlife technician at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Fairbanks at the time, DeGennaro, who is also an artist, was asked...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-27/officials-show-how-release-trapped-pets
State
Fireside lectures, photo workshop at the glacier

...weekly Fireside Lecture featuring Alaska's hummingbirds with Tongass National Forest Biologist Brian Logan and Wildlife Technician Gwen Baluss. This is the second to last Fireside Lecture of the 2014 season. Logan and Baluss will discuss how...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-21/fireside-lectures-photo-workshop-gla
Outdoors
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center to host three events this week

...weekly Fireside Lecture will feature Alaska's hummingbirds with Tongass National Forest Biologist Brian Logan and Wildlife Technician Gwen Baluss. This is the second to last Fireside Lecture of the 2014 season.Locally common in summer, the tiny...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-03-20/mendenhall-glacier-visitor-center-host-th
Art
Moose retrieval program gets local aid

...Department of Fish and Game data."I would say that it is probably on par with other years," said Larry Lewis, ADFG wildlife technician.Those numbers are low, he said, as about 25 percent of the moose that are hit do not die on the roadside and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-23/moose-retrieval-program-gets-local-aid
State
Outside in 2013

...spotted by local Gus van Vleet and reported upon by Wildlife Spy Columnist Beth Peluso. U.S. Forest Service Wildlife Technician Baluss said these earlier records of Anna's hummingbirds showing up in Alaska (a departure from their traditional...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-03/outside-2013
Outdoors
Wildlife Spy: An invasion of tiny proportions

...for other Anna's terribly slim, well, maybe it was willing to hook up with a rufous. U.S. Forest Service Wildlife Technician Baluss, who ran a research project banding hummingbirds this summer, said these earlier records and young birds...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-11-22/wildlife-spy-invasion-tiny-proportio
Outdoors
USFS hosts International Migratory Bird Day celebration Saturday

...an opportunity to see these beautiful travelers up close and learn how scientists study them. Gwen Baluss, a wildlife technician with the U.S. Forest Service, said "most of the birds that (will be) captured at the garden are long distance...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-05-10/usfs-hosts-international-migratory-b
Outdoors
Around Town

...live bird banding demonstration, 8 a.m.-noon, Juneau Community Garden large pavilion. With Forest Service wildlife technician Gwen Baluss. All ages welcome. Limited parking; bicycling and car-pooling encouraged. Details: Gwen, 789-6254...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051709/loc_440932235.shtml

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