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Refuge Notebook: Ode to Crows, Ravens, Jays and Magpies

...chickadees and corvids have been studied for several years in the Cook Inlet basin by Colleen Handel at the USGS Alaska Science Center. While nothing is conclusive yet, most evidence suggests that environmental contaminants such as organochlorines...
Feds document seabird loss in North Pacific waters

...annually from 1975 to 2012 in the northeast North Pacific, said John Piatt, research wildlife biologist at the USGS Alaska Science Center. "Biologically speaking, that's a pretty major change," he said. Piatt and researcher Gary Drew suspect...
Great Alaska Quake shook up science accident and won't be able to make the trip to Alaska. USGS Research Geologist Peter Haeussler from the Alaska Science Center is expected to take his place.Alaskans love their state - snow, cold, dark, earthquakes and all. Adapting...
Book documents 25-year goose-banding project

...parents, you know, 20 years ago. It'll be something for them," Ayuluk said at the presentation at the USGS Alaska Science Center. "And memories will come back to the parents as well."Another speaker was Craig Ely, a USGS research wildlife...
Soldotna Area Christmas Bird Count slated for Saturday

...262-7817. If you come across a chickadee or northwestern crow with a deformed bill, please report it to USGS -- Alaska Science Center on-line automated reporting system at
Mine risks forum slated

...Inlet air and watersheds. Carol Ann Woody, who recently left a position with the U.S. Geological Survey at the Alaska Science Center where she worked for 13 years, launched her own firm, Fisheries Research and Consulting in Anchorage. She has...
Refuge Notebook: Refuge, birders, enthusiasts team up for Christmas Bird Count

...262-7817. If you come across a chickadee or northwestern crow with a deformed bill, please report it to USGS-Alaska Science Center online automated reporting system at
Deformed bills have experts baffled

...States Geological Survey's Alaska Science Center in Anchorage. Beak deformities...Hemert, a biologist with the Alaska Science Center. Van Hemert, whose field...form is also available at the Alaska Science Center's Web site, http...


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