Uakoko rainbows are seen in the Gastineau Channel on Sunday. (Photo by Scott Spickler)

Uakoko rainbows are seen in the Gastineau Channel on Sunday. (Photo by Scott Spickler)

Wild Shots: Photos of Mother Nature in Alaska

Reader-submitted images of Mother Nature in Southeast

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.

Clouds reflect in the Channel during Easter’s stunning sunset. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Clouds reflect in the Channel during Easter’s stunning sunset. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Queen bee on Japanese butterbur at the Arboretum on April 12. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Queen bee on Japanese butterbur at the Arboretum on April 12. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

A Dungeness crab, a bit worse for wear.(Photo by Denise Carroll)

A Dungeness crab, a bit worse for wear.(Photo by Denise Carroll)

Coast Mts. from Mile 38 on April 7. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Coast Mts. from Mile 38 on April 7. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Uakoko rainbows are seen in the Gastineau Channel on Sunday. (Photo by Scott Spickler)

Uakoko rainbows are seen in the Gastineau Channel on Sunday. (Photo by Scott Spickler)

A sleek and well-fed Sitka black-tailed deer makes an appearance out the road. (Photo by Kerry Howard)

A sleek and well-fed Sitka black-tailed deer makes an appearance out the road. (Photo by Kerry Howard)

Mt. Golub framed by a sunset filled sky on April 10. (Photo by Kerry Howard)

Mt. Golub framed by a sunset filled sky on April 10. (Photo by Kerry Howard)

March Madness History on the Mendenhall Flats. (Photo by Gillfoto)

March Madness History on the Mendenhall Flats. (Photo by Gillfoto)

Sunrise from Skater’s Cabin in early April. (Photo by Linda Shaw)

Sunrise from Skater’s Cabin in early April. (Photo by Linda Shaw)

Panorama from Skater’s Cabin in early April.(Photo by Linda Shaw)

Panorama from Skater’s Cabin in early April.(Photo by Linda Shaw)

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