Juneau Icefield Research Program students get comfortable on cross country skis. The first students arrived at JIRP Camp 17 - the closest camp to Juneau, near Cairn Peak on Blackerby Ridge - late Monday.
While tightroping on tussock heads in a bog off the Chandalar River, two companions and I heard a waterfall. Strange.
Looking through binoculars, we saw a knee-high fountain of clear water in the tundra. The flow was as thick as your leg.
A friend and I went into Sheep Creek Valley one morning, to listen to bird songs. I especially wanted to hear Swainson's thrush, whose vigorous, upward-spiraling song is beautiful, and Sheep Creek Valley is usually a good place to do that.
The Juneau Department of Parks and Recreation's July 4 hike will begin at Eaglecrest's parking lot at 9:30 a.m. If the weather is sunny, participants will climb Mount Ben Stewart. The length of the hike will depend on the trail's condition.
FAIRBANKS - Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials suspect that a man who became sick after skinning a hare has been infected with tularemia, a bacterial infection known as rabbit fever.
Tulameria is spread by ticks that primarily...
The Alaska chapter of The Nature Conservancy has awarded Hydaburg resident Anthony Christianson the 2015 Susan Ruddy Community-Based Conservation Award for his efforts “to promote conservation in Alaska through forging successful...