Witch's hair blows freely in a brisk wind along Outer Point trail on Dec. 4.

Wild Shots

Submit your wild shots: The Empire Outdoors page is looking for superb images of Alaska’s wildlife, scenery or plant life. Send your photos to: Outdoors Editor, outdoors@juneauempire.com. For all photos include the name of the photographer, a description of what is shown in the picture, when it was taken and any other pertinent information. Images will run as space allows.

Fire and ice: The fiery setting sun reflects on the icy Mendenhall Lake on Dec. 5.

The bright blue of new calving at the Mendenhall Glacier on Dec. 5.

A great blue heron on a winter’s day in the Dredge Lakes area on Nov. 26.

A Sitka black-tailed near in fresh snow on the Back Loop on Nov. 26.

Low bush cranberries at arctic circle north of Fairbanks, Aug. 25.

Sunset off the Dalton Highway.

Horned puffin, Seward.

Bear near Swanson Harbor.

Shots of the backcountry between Lake Clark National Park and Anchorage in late August.

Red berries out near Herbert Glacier.

Near Herbert Glacier, at first light.

Deer hunter heads over to Chichagof Island.

The mail has to get through – the US Mail delivery service hard at work out the road.

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