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What others say: Mexico becoming the new China

...the early days of the North American Free Trade Agreement in the 1990s, according to The New York Times.Big names like Caterpillar, Stanley, Black & Decker, Chrysler and Callaway Golf are expanding there. But opportunities exist for companies of all...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-08/what-others-say-mexico-becoming-t
Opinion
Refuge notebook: Detecting insect damage by satellite

...The idea behind the analysis is simple. Plants are less green in years when they are heavily damaged by foliage-eating caterpillars than in normal years. To detect defoliation, I first made a composite image representing near maximum productivity by selecting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-02-14/refuge-notebook-detecting-insect
Outdoors
Mystery defoliation at treeline in the Kenai Mountains

...willows in the Kenai Mountains were being defoliated by an outbreak of both native and exotic species of Geometrid moths. The caterpillars of these insects were grazing on willow leaves that grow at high elevation near treeline. Large areas of the Tustumena Benchlands...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2012-09-20/mystery-defoliation-at-treeline-
Outdoors
Moose browse is more complicated than it seems

...different in their life history. Willows are attacked by the caterpillars of several species of Geometrid moth including the autumnal...in particular the thinleaf alder, are attacked by the caterpillars of the green alder sawfly (Monsoma pulveratum). This insect...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2011-07-29/moose-browse-is-more-complicated
Outdoors
Aspens not safe from infestations

...maze-like paths on the leaf surface and making the aspen trees look silver from a distance. Appearing as small yellow caterpillars, the larvae scar the leaves as they feed on them and appear as tiny white adult moths in about three weeks. The hearty...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/071507/news_3090.shtml
Fall isn't early

...present, it's too late to control the larvae. Spraying with an insecticide would be ineffective. Physically removing caterpillars can be effective on small trees when leaf roller numbers are small. If trees are generally healthy and showing good growth...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/071907/news_3138.shtml
Snow birds

...love birch seed and so may spend their time foraging in the tops of tress, while chickadees frequently search for frozen caterpillars, spiders and other insects. White-winged crossbills tend to stick to a diet of spruce cone seeds, while pine grosbeaks...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/122906/outdoors_1229out001.shtml
Outdoors
Around the District

...been finding ?Z?s? around the classroom, coloring zebras, and matching colors around the classroom and painting caterpillars with Ms. Janis. The students played in soil and are getting ready to do some planting soon. The Moose and Bear class went...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/050207/schools_0502sch003.shtml
Schools
Heavy Equipment Mechanic Job in Kodiak 99619, Alaska US | Monster.com

...RESPONSIBILITIES Performs work assignments on all types of Caterpillar and or other equipment in a timely and efficient manner with...documentation and organizational skills. Preferred: Caterpillar Certification a strong plus. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS...

http://jobview.local-jobs.monster.com/Heavy-Equipment-Mechanic-Job-Kodiak-AK-US-
Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure
Kalifornsky Beach Elementary

...also did an Eric Carle author study this week and the centers focused on making caterpillars, playing Cootie, making butterfly treats and measuring. The caterpillars are hanging in the hall by the classroom. In math, first-graders counted...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051904/sch_20040519008.html

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