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David Weindorf

November 17, 2016

Documentary just one use of drone technology in agricultural sciences

Alaska is the largest state in the 50 United States at more than 660,000 square miles, yet it is the third-least populated with just under 740,000 residents, and almost half of them live in the Anchorage area. That leaves a lot of territory that has been untouched by the hand of man, a vast wilderness with no residents for hundreds of miles, much less any modern amenities like electricity or running water. That untouched tundra is home, however, to hundreds of species of animals and birds whose survival relies on the environment and all it provides to survive.