A rainbow spans North Douglas on Aug. 16. (Photo by Kelsey Riederer)

A rainbow spans North Douglas on Aug. 16. (Photo by Kelsey Riederer)

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Picking berries along the Horse Tram Trail on Aug. 6. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Picking berries along the Horse Tram Trail on Aug. 6. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Cumulus clouds are reflected in a small lily pond on the Horse Tram trail on 8-6-23. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Picking berries along the Horse Tram Trail on Aug. 6. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A poppy in full bloom next to seed pods at the Arboretum. 8-5-23. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Picking berries along the Horse Tram Trail on Aug. 6. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Herbert River lazily flows toward Lion’s Head Mountain on Aug. 5. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Herbert River lazily flows toward Lion’s Head Mountain on Aug. 5. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Even in its dying state, the plant called dock colors Cowee Meadow on Aug. 5. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Even in its dying state, the plant called dock colors Cowee Meadow on Aug. 5. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Evergreen and cloud reflections along the Point Bridget Trail on Aug. 5. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Evergreen and cloud reflections along the Point Bridget Trail on Aug. 5. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

The delineation of ridges in the Douglas range on a smoky Aug. 3. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

The delineation of ridges in the Douglas range on a smoky Aug. 3. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Clover, one of Juneau’s few remaining blooming wildflowers later during the summer, on Aug. 5 in Cowee Meadows. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Clover, one of Juneau’s few remaining blooming wildflowers later during the summer, on Aug. 5 in Cowee Meadows. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Beach groundel (Scientific name Boschniaka rossica) at Point Bridget Park in July of this year. (Photo by Gary Miller)

Beach groundel (Scientific name Boschniaka rossica) at Point Bridget Park in July of this year. (Photo by Gary Miller)

A yellow fireweed (Epilobium Llteum) at Eaglecrest on July 26. (Photo by Gary Miller)

A yellow fireweed (Epilobium Llteum) at Eaglecrest on July 26. (Photo by Gary Miller)

“Holding hands” along the Treadwell Ditch Trail on Aug. 12. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

“Holding hands” along the Treadwell Ditch Trail on Aug. 12. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A hazy meadow along the Treadwell Ditch Trail on Aug. 12. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A hazy meadow along the Treadwell Ditch Trail on Aug. 12. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Rock slab shelters along the Treadwell Ditch Trail on Aug. 12. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Rock slab shelters along the Treadwell Ditch Trail on Aug. 12. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A crystal ball predicts rain is in the future along the Treadwell Ditch Trail on Aug. 12. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A crystal ball predicts rain is in the future along the Treadwell Ditch Trail on Aug. 12. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

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