Common Merganser with five chics on Salt Chuck on June 17 in Juneau. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

Common Merganser with five chics on Salt Chuck on June 17 in Juneau. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

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Young black bear alerted by loud motor vehicle while having lunch out the road on June 17. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

Young black bear alerted by loud motor vehicle while having lunch out the road on June 17. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

Taku Inlet during early dawn twilight at 2:01 a.m. June 20. (Photo by Randy Burton)

Taku Inlet during early dawn twilight at 2:01 a.m. June 20. (Photo by Randy Burton)

Pinkish lupine on the Point Bridget Trail on June 24. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Pinkish lupine on the Point Bridget Trail on June 24. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

White geraniums on the Point Bridget Trail on June 24. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

White geraniums on the Point Bridget Trail on June 24. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A meadow along on the Point Bridget Trail on June 24. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A meadow along on the Point Bridget Trail on June 24. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Wildflowers on the Point Bridget Trail on June 24. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Wildflowers on the Point Bridget Trail on June 24. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Wildflowers on the Point Bridget Trail on June 24. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Wildflowers on the Point Bridget Trail on June 24. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Wildflowers on the Point Bridget Trail on June 24. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Wildflowers on the Point Bridget Trail on June 24. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Wildflowers on the Point Bridget Trail on June 24. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Wildflowers on the Point Bridget Trail on June 24. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Wildflowers on the Point Bridget Trail on June 24. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Wildflowers on the Point Bridget Trail on June 24. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

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