Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll talk with Julie Hamilton, UAS Professor, recent winner of a prestigious professorship;
Glacier Bay biologist Tania Lewis will offer a preview of tonight’s Friday Fireside Lecture at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, about how glaciers impact bears in SE Alaska;
We’ll learn about the upcoming Garden Conference with Garden Club President, Molly Hodges and Juneau peony farmer Brad Fluetch;
And we’ll get a preview of this weekend’s presentation for the Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship about John Coltrane’s musical & spiritual journey as lay leader Pat McLear and musician Robert Cohen join us
That, Writer’s Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3 on KTOO-NEWS.
- Tribal groups from opposite ends of the state have formed an alliance to fight mines they say threaten traditional fisheries.
- The deadline for bids and public comment on a proposed Haines-area timber sale has been extended. The University of Alaska is offering up 400 acres of old growth Sitka spruce and western hemlock on the Chilkat Peninsula.
- Heat pumps are nothing new. But upgrades over the past thirty years have made the systems a lot more reliable. Now Juneau installers are racing to keep up with growing demand.
- Concern over poor king salmon runs across the state drew a panel of fisheries experts together at a recent meeting in Anchorage. The event focused mainly on a better understanding of the science behind population declines.