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dc.contributor.authorSchool of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks
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dc.date.issued2006
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11122/1632
dc.descriptionPrint version published Winter 2005-2006; web version published 2006-2007
dc.description.abstractGreen Map Fairbanks: The geography of a community, as expressed in a map, doesn't have to limit itself to street names and topographical features. Green Map System Project #350 will be an online map of the Fairbanks area that includes cultural assets, recycling options, toxic waste hot spots, and more. / Deirdre Helfferich -- We all depend on our forests: The president of the National Association of University Forest Resources Programs (NAUFRP) offers commentary on our shared interest in the health, productivity, and sustainability of our forests. / Don DeHayes, reprinted from the Rutland Daily Herald -- Forests for a Richer Future: NAUFRP's vision statement on forests for the twenty-first century: educating the public about forests; building science-based technologies that sustain forest resources; using conservation and management strategies that meet society's needs; and advancing a social contract of sustainable management. / National Association of University Forest Resources Programs -- Wildland fire and climate change: Alaska's climate is changing. Strong linkages between climate, fire, and vegetation imply that fire's sensitivity to global change could be more important than the direct effects of climatic warming on terrestrial ecosystems. / Doreen Fitzgerald -- Fuel breaks for fire mitigation: After the record-breaking fire season of 2004 and 2005, fire and public land managers knew they needed a proactive approach to hazardous fuel reduction, particularly in the black spruce forests of Alaska's interior. / Doreen Fitzgerald -- The Muskox: a new northern farm animal?: Researchers at the Institute of Arctic Biology and the School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences are teaming up to study muskox husbandry, genetics, and reproduction at the Robert G. White Large Animal Research Station. / Deirdre Helfferich -- Reindeer in Alaska: under new management: Reindeer herders on the Seward Peninsula, working with SNRAS researchers, are finding effective ways to protect their livestock from loss to caribou herds, and at the same time improve their animals' productivity. / Greg Finstad -- Breeding a new variety of barley for Alaska: Wooding barley, the latest barley variety developed for Alaska by Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station researchers, took years of careful breeding and selection to create. / Doreen Fitzgerald -- Using Alaska's hulless barley in a new food product: AFES agronomist Bob Van Veldhuizen asked the UAF Cooperative Extension Service Food Product Development program to help determine if daughter strains of Thual barley had similar food characteristics to their parent. Time to make crackers!. / Kristy Long and Trateng Kamolluck -- Seminar explores the nature of American food: The issues highlighted in the book The Omnivore's Dilemma were the subject of analysis and discussion in a class lead by SNRAS professors Susan Todd and Milan Shipka: what we eat, where it came from, how it got to us, and what its real cost to us is. / Doreen Fitzgeralden_US
dc.publisherAlaska Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanksen_US
dc.titleAgroborealis, Vol. 38, No. 2 (Winter 2006-2007)en_US
dc.typeJournalen_US
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