Chris Thomas, left, and Don Thomas, right, wait to ski Montana Creek Trail. The microclimate of the area and the openness of the trail means it stays open when other trails close. As of Wednesday morning, it was the only trail Juneau Nordic Ski Club was grooming, though that could change, especially out the road, if Juneau keeps getting snow at night this week.
Winter is not the best time for watching land birds. Eagles, crows, and ravens, yes. There are lots of ducks and gulls on the water, and perhaps an occasional flock of shorebirds at the tide line. But small songbirds are rather thin on the...
ANCHORAGE — A preliminary investigation into the massive die-off of common murres, one of the Northern Hemisphere’s most abundant seabirds, off Alaska’s coast is revealing gaps in basic information on North Pacific...
As part of its efforts to increase the production, delivery, and use of climate-related information, NOAA Fisheries on Feb. 3 released a draft climate science action plan for the southeastern Bering Sea.
It's not too early to think about this year's garden. The UAF Cooperative Extension Service will offer master gardener training in Juneau, beginning Feb. 9.
The course will be offered at the Juneau District Extension office from 6 to 9 p.m.
The Sitka black-tailed deer hunting season is now closed in Southeast Alaska. All hunters who obtained deer harvest tickets, even those who did not hunt or harvest a deer, must now return completed hunt reports to Fish & Game.