Alaska Communities To Receive Cleanup Grants From EPA

  The following press release is courtesy of the Environmental Protection Agency: SEATTLE  —  EPA has selected communities in Alaska, Oregon and Washington for Brownfields environmental site assessment and cleanup grants. The grants, ranging from nearly $200,000 up to $600,000, will be used to conduct brownfield site assessments and cleanups to help redevelop vacant and … Read more Alaska Communities To Receive Cleanup Grants From EPA

Fisherman Dies After Going Overboard

A longtime Cordova fisherman was found dead after going overboard in the Copper River flats https://t.co/z6ynE2QiHZ pic.twitter.com/vCMIeMZ8rw — Anchorage Daily News (@adndotcom) May 31, 2017 Sad story in the Alaska Dispatch News on the death of a commercial fisherman who went overboard. Here’s ADN with more:  A Cordova man was found dead Thursday after going overboard … Read more Fisherman Dies After Going Overboard

Remembering The Maine, Remembrance On Memorial Day

Nobody is more of a history geek than this editor whenever he travels. If there’s a battlefield, museum or monument nearby, I want to see it. I’ve visited Civil War sites near Nashville and a  Revolutionary War battlefield around Greensboro, North Carolina. In Greece I saw a memorial for locals murdered by Nazis and even … Read more Remembering The Maine, Remembrance On Memorial Day

New Information Helps Understand How Rockfish Live

Shortraker rockfish  Photo: Rebecca Reuter, NOAA Fisheries   The following is courtesy of Christine Baier of the the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration’s Alaska Fisheries Science Center:  Some things just get better with age. Like rockfish mothers. A rockfish might not start spawning until she is 25 years old. As she gets older she produces … Read more New Information Helps Understand How Rockfish Live

SHTF: 5 Survival Myths Debunked

If you’re reading this, you’re probably interested in SHTF disaster survival chatter. If you’re not reading this, you’re probably a zen koan, and I have no idea how you got here. So assuming it’s the former, this is probably not the first time you’ve looked for advice and tips on Survivalism, and this probably also … Read more SHTF: 5 Survival Myths Debunked