Kimi Eisele is the artist-in-residence at the Island Institute. She'll present a shadow puppet performance called "In and Out of the Shadows," on the ecology of yellow cedar 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11 at the Sheet'ka Kwan Naa Kahidi. Downloadable audio.Read More
by Robert Woolsey, KCAW | Sep 16, 2013 | Local News
Lauren Oakes is a Ph.D. candidate at Stanford University. She’s spent the past two years studying yellow cedar decline in the Tongass. Oakes is not trying to learn why yellow cedar are dying -- that’s already been attributed to climate change. Rather, she and her team are studying what’s next: How will the forest plant community be affected by the loss of cedar trees? How will their loss affect us?