Unlike other parts of Alaska, it's not every day a moose is spotted near Juneau. But when it is, and photos make their way to social media, there's bound to be a flurry of activity, comments and curiosity.
On a recent morning in the Twin Lakes area, a group of kids climbed a root wad, pretending it was an engine. They walked under devil's club and through ferns, looking for blueberries. They dug in a creek to see what treasures they could...
"… the question is not what you look at - but how you look and whether you see." (Thoreau, 1851)
In my weekly essays I commonly report small natural history observations noted during a walk in the forest or meadows.
This is not Henry Allen's Tanana River. Nor is it the Trail River of people living here thousands of years before the nineteenth-century government explorer struggled his way down the Tanana. But it seems close.
Papaver somniferum, or "Lauren's Grape," is a delightful form of bread seed poppy that was painstakingly selected over the course of several years by noted Colorado horticulturist and lecturer Lauren Springer.
New or experienced applicants for the Recreational Trails Program grant program are invited to join two teleconferences on Tuesday, Sept. 1, and Tuesday Oct. 6. Both teleconferences will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
PALMER - The Pettit Family of Little Pitchfork Ranch has been selected by the Alaska agriculture community as the 2015 Alaska State Fair Farm Family of the Year. The Pettit family will be honored at the Alaska State Fair on Thursday, Aug....
The Federal Subsistence Board has received a request, according to a press release, to close the 2015-16 Federal hunting and trapping seasons for wolves in Unit 2, which encompasses Prince of Wales Island.