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Michael Penn | Juneau Empire
Four humpback whales dive in front of a Allen Marine whale watching boat during the first day of the 69th annual Golden North Salmon Derby in August 2015.

NOAA's Whale SENSE reaches one-year anniversary

Whale watching operators have noticed more communication, less crowding, fewer complaints and more awareness of speed and time spent with whales, according to feedback given at NOAA's pre-season Whale SENSE meeting.

by KEVIN GULLUFSEN

Alaska Science Forum: Calling frogs signal change of the season

NEAR BALLAINE LAKE - Over the blat of engines and hum of tires on nearby Farmers Loop, Mark Spangler hears the chuckles of the animal he is studying.
NED ROZELL

Off the Trails: Anadromous fish in Dredge Creek

Dredge Creek begins in a long pond near the Glacier Spur highway, crosses under the road, and flows below the slopes of Thunder Mountain.
MARY F. WILLSON

Free screening of The Messenger

To celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the International Migratory Bird Treaty, the Juneau Audubon Society invites Juneau to a free screening of the movie "The Messenger" at Gold Town Nickelodeon Theater on May 2 at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

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