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Refuge Notebook: Tracking time in the New and Old Worlds

...learning the seasonal movements of wildlife and phenology of plants, and developing the technology to harvest and store wild foods. Although early humans in the New World likely contributed to the extinction of large mammals like woolly mammoths...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-10/refuge-notebook-tracking-time-in
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Tram conductor gives Tlingit lessons on ride

...works for the Douglas Indian Association. She taught them about hunting, fishing and processing of all kinds of local, wild foods, he said.In the 1970s, when Perkins was 15, the family moved to Juneau, and for the most part has been here ever...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-06/tram-conductor-gives-tlingit-lessons
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The joy of skewering

...winter that makes me feel happy, secure and satisfied. We Alaskans are fortunate to have the opportunity to harvest many wild foods. Thanks to a friend who likes to hunt caribou and dipnet sockeyes, the Palmer house has plenty of red meat and sockeye...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2012-08-30/the-joy-of-skewering
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Local anthropologists research Dena'ina and Yup'ik perspective on the impact of mining in Bristol Bay

...prehistory to now and are villages that work," he said. "Part of the reason they work is their heavy subsistence on wild food and a traditional lifestyle and their belief systems intact."In each of the interviews, the team asked a series of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-11-04/local-anthropologists-research-denai
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Refuge notebook: These are a few of my favorite things

...find that we snack on berries, and mushrooms and other wild foods that are opportunistically encountered during our adventures...direct some of our family activities toward gathering wild food plants that are only abundant during certain times of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-05-16/refuge-notebook-these-are-a-few-
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Dandelion roots and more: finding food at our feet

...modern-day forager, gathering wild foods to enrich her cuisine.New York's...it at the same time," she said.Wild food favorites range from shellfish to...mentor at your side when foraging for wild foods - at least for the first few trips...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-05-23/dandelion-roots-and-more-finding
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Refuge Notebook: 111th Annual Christmas Bird Count: Soldotna results

...and turkey on the other hand are exotics that have escaped or been deliberately, and illegally, released in to the wild. Food for thought: all four new count species, directly or indirectly, have received a 'helping hand' from man. Two bird...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012111/out_774209317.shtml
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Scientist cite contaminant risk in Arctic subsistence

...from Europe by air and water currents have entered the wilderness food chain -- with a short link to people who eat wild foods. The forum was moderated by Alaska Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer. Arctic contaminants include agricultural pesticides from...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042800/ala_042800ala0140001.shtml
Alaska
Group dreams of 'greener' Christmas: Environmentally friendly gifts top Kenai Resilience members lists

...rural nature of the area it might make more sense to make a gift. For this, Veh and Martin pointed to the abundance of wild foods as great gift ideas. "I've known people to gather berries and can them and send them to friends and family so they...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/121509/new_529188101.shtml
State of the ocean

...I'm now reading "Four Fish: the Future of the Last Wild Food." Author and lifelong fisherman Paul Greenberg explains...appreciation. We must come to understand that eating the last wild food is, above all, a privilege." My next book will be...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2012-01-13/state-of-the-ocean
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