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Refuge Notebook: New aerial photography technology - little camera, big picture

...benefits. This fire created a striking visual mosaic as it burned through the patchwork of ecosystems...adjacent images into an even larger image is called a mosaic. To create a seamless mosaic, the pictures need to overlap about 60 percent...
Rich Lowry: A diplomatic revolution

...East.Obama is often accused of amateurism and drift in his foreign policy. In a compelling essay in the online publication Mosaic, Michael Doran argues that this is unfair. The president has always had a strategic vision, with an opening to Iran at its...
Dominionism a threat to democracy

...America. He states (1) Christianity and democracy are incompatible, (2) America must become a Christian theocracy and (3) Mosaic law and courts must be established. This is beyond ignorance or stupidity; this is insanity! Given the horrific record of...
Tight Lines: Mouseanity in Western Alaska

...waiting for a mouse to jump, a trout of enormous proportions immediately rose out of the darkness, scales merging into a thick mosaic of black dots and a swirl of pink as it exploded with the vehemence of fireworks upon the surface, startling me. And this...
Is there a gazing globe in your garden's future?

...hang from branches or float in ponds. Rather than having a smooth, mirrored surface, today's gazing globe might be a mosaic of silvered and colored glass.Some gardeners make their own by gluing shards of mirrors or tile onto old bowling balls. To...
Learning after the burn: Fish and Game to study moose population

...swaths of the forest. This patchwork of burnt areas and preserved areas created a landscape pattern that foresters call a "mosaic," which provides the juxtaposition of varied forest types that moose need. The particular circumstances of the Funny River...
Lowry: John Kerry's phony climate war

...isn't climate. Or that used to be the mantra. Now, every bit of spectacular weather is presumed to be part of the grand mosaic of climate change."Some may still deny the overwhelming judgment of science," President Barack Obama intoned in his second...
4-H'ers win awards at state fair

...cartoon, blue; hunter, blue, champion; Cheyenne, blue; crochet wool scarf, blue; tie-dye T-shirt, blue, champion; mosaic pot, blue, reserve champion; indoor gardening cacti, red; red Siberian tomatoes, red; market lamb, red; showmanship...
What?s Happening

...River City Books in Soldotna. See story, this page. · First Thursday events today include a reception for local painter and mosaic artist Tracy Kemp from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Dragon Fly Gallery in Soldotna, a reception for artist Melinda Hershberger from...
What?s Happening

...Mrs. Carter?s Montessori School students on display through today. · The Dragon Fly Gallery in Soldotna has painter and mosaic artist Tracy Kemp as its artist of the month for May. · Kaladi Brothers in Soldotna has Melinda Hershberger as its artist of...


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