Saving Jordan Creek

...accompanying contaminants, into Jordan Creek, and they've planted willows and alders to improve the habitat around the stream."Riparian...invasive reed canary grass, plant native riparian plants, like willows and alders, and build a big storm water wetland that would...
On the Trails: Willows, midges and moose have seen the "willow roses" or rosettes that...of certain species of willows. The rosettes are galls...compensatory growth of the willow, but this is not feasible...herbivorous mammals and willows varies a lot, depending...conditions, the species of willow, and no doubt many other...
Photo: Blooming into spring

Pussy willows bloom in the afternoon sun at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center on Tuesday.
A spring outing on 'The Rock' flowers are among the first to appear in spring (pussy-willows are the very first). Much of the snow was gone, so we walked...visit the multi-flowered catkins of the earliest-blooming willows.At the beaver pond, there is a route up the cliff to the...
Arboretum hosting event, tours Saturday

...of shooting stars and star flowers, to the budding of dwarf willows and red elderberries, there's a lot going on right now at...Other plants of the rock garden include primrose, dwarf willows, blessings arnica, mountain avens, crow berry, a few sedges...
Bird Bits: Exhausted, ravenous, the yellow-rumped warblers arrive

...above a puddle by the Airport Dike Trail. A dozen male warblers flitted out from the leafless willows. Flap, hover, snatch and loop back to the willows - a sally out forage technique.The thin bill of these birds alludes to an insect diet. But...
From Juneau to Kotzebue, a caribou hunting adventure we're hunting this trip, and the willows that line the creeks provide a travel...other three of us were watching from the willow hedge - with our guns and packs we were...about half of the animals ran towards the willows and stopped just beyond us. We decided...
Autumn bits and pieces

...few are singing; the forest is silent. Although we have our gorgeous, golden cottonwoods and sometimes some bright yellow willows, we don't have the dramatic and spectacular show of fall foliage that the Midwest and New England enjoy. The days are getting...
Davis, Longworth celebrate 25-year anniversary

...with a hundred friends and family. They exchanged vows under the flowering trellis in the garden on the grassy knoll under willows leading down to the river, supported by words from their parents and friends.At the time it was unusual for a same sex couple...
See four seasons in a day

...the back of Perseverance has retreated too. So in these places you could find new fern fiddleheads and fresh young leaves on willows popping out at the edges of the snowbanks. The plants that put out leaves so late in the season wouldn't be able to pack...


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