End of winter heralds arrive of mosquitoes

...with an overriding thirst for blood, which they will need in order to nourish their eggs, according to Derik S. Sikes, curator of insects at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Museum of the North. "Fertilized females overwinter with fertilized eggs...

Frog Breeding

...said. Mature dwarf frogs are about 2 inches long.The tiny spotted frogs have become popular, said Erin Marksberry, animal curator at Pet Food Center on south Frederica Street."We'll be getting a shipment of 12 to 24 on Thursday," Marksberry said...

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Kenai exhibition honors Dena'ina

...than 160 Dena'ina artifacts were gathered from private lenders and museums around the globe, according to the site. Co-curator Aaron Leggett said the Anchorage exhibition was seven years in the making. He said preparation included finding Dena'ina...

Museum starts collections transfer to new vault

...irreplaceable objects, Alaska State Museum chief curator Addison Field seems pretty calm.Standing...the tunnel, headed by Scott Carrlee, curator of Museum Services; a vault team in the...deputy director of SLAM and former chief curator. "It's not super complicated, there's...

A Celebration of Wildlife Art and artists at KVCC?

...Visitor and Cultural Center's (KVCC) 2012 Wildlife Art Show. A show that has been two years in the making according to guest curator David Wartinbee PhD. "These exhibits don't just happen overnight and this show is truly very exciting and bigger than the...

Alaska 2012: A celebration of wildlife

...specifically for the summer-long display, Gease said. An opening is scheduled for Friday at 6 p.m. at the visitor center. Curator David Wartinbee said he was excited for the display, which was several years in the making. He said residents will likely...

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Reflecting the 49th at 50

...told the Dispatch. The theme of this year's show is "Reflections on Alaska Statehood," or "The 49th at 50." The guest curator for this year's show Barry McWayne of Fairbanks asked Alaskan artists to create something that reflected what they felt about...


...real person," said Alex Werner, the exhibition's lead curator. "His profile has never been higher."Werner said with...Holmes of popular imagination. Pat Hardy, the museum's curator of paintings, prints and drawings, noted that the solid...

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...teach other how to be red pandas by living and playing together, said Robin Lentz, Mill Mountain Zoo's animal collection curator and interim director."They'll learn all the red panda things together and provide companionship for each other," Lentz...

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...during World War I and after, when travel to Spain was difficult, said Roger Ward, the museum's deputy director and chief curator.The exhibitions showcase paintings made in the early 1900s and in the 1920s during his often extended trips to Spain. Ward...

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