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Bears emerging from slumber

...Bears in Southeast Alaska are waking up. Ryan Scott, Area Biologist for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Division of Wildlife Conservation, said he's received about five to seven calls about waking bears Juneau-something he says is normal for the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-18/bears-emerging-slumber
Outdoors
Mercury in Fishes Study Released, Measurable Levels Detected in Alaska National Parks

...sampled, though levels of the chemical harmful to fish, other wildlife,and humans varied."Although fish mercury concentrations...below most benchmarks associated with impaired health of fish, wildlife, and humans," said USGS ecologist Collin Eagles-Smith...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-18/mercury-fishes-study-released-measur
Outdoors
Earth Day Celebration Saturday

...National Forest.Several nature activities are planned on Saturday. Juneau Audubon will offer a guided bird walk. Alaska Wildlife Alliance, Alaska Department of Fish and Game and other local groups will present hands-on children's activities inside...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-18/earth-day-celebration-saturday
Outdoors
Jordan Creek not so weak?

...when the pair teamed up with the DEC and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to rehabilitate a portion of Jordan Creek that had...with the City and Borough of Juneau and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.Because long-term testing of the creek was just...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-18/jordan-creek-not-so-weak
Local
Legislature confirms fish board incumbents

...Matanuska Advisory Committee and a separate Susitna Advisory Committee. There's also a Matanuska-Susitna Borough Fish and Wildlife Commission, which supported reappointing all three incumbents.In the process of withdrawing his objections, Stoltze said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-18/legislature-confirms-fish-board-incumbe
State
Ravens: Smarter than you think

...invitation, presented in a very different way. Marzluff, a wildlife biologist who specializes in corvids (crows, ravens, jays...that centers on a previous book, cowritten with his wife, wildlife biologist Colleen Marzluff, called "Dog Days, Raven Nights...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-17/ravens-smarter-you-think
Art
Arts calendar

...presentation: "Dog Days, Raven Nights: Behind the Scenes," 7-9 p.m., JDHS Commons. With John and Colleen Marzluff, wildlife biologists, who will discuss the fieldwork and methods used in the first-ever extensive study of the winter ecology of the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-17/arts-calendar
Art
Celebrate Earth Day at the glacier

...Forest.Several nature activities are planned on Saturday. Juneau Audubon members will offer a guided bird walk. Alaska Wildlife Alliance, Alaska Department of Fish and Game and other local groups will present hands-on children's activities inside...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-17/celebrate-earth-day-glacier
Art
Around Town for Thursday, April 17

...presentation: "Dog Days, Raven Nights: Behind the Scenes," 7-9 p.m., JDHS Commons. With John and Colleen Marzluff, wildlife biologists, who will discuss the fieldwork and methods used in the first-ever extensive study of the winter ecology of the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-17/around-town-thursday-april-17
Local
New portal provides digital look at Alaska's coast

Planning for the weather forecast, tidal movements and a look at the resident wildlife on a new kayak route just became possible - before even leaving the driveway.Anyone can virtually travel the coast of the Kenai...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-11/new-portal-provides-digital-look-alaska
State

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