A Great Blue Heron flies between ponds at Mendenhall Glacier on Aug. 7. (Photo by Gina Vose)

A Great Blue Heron flies between ponds at Mendenhall Glacier on Aug. 7. (Photo by Gina Vose)

Wild Shots: Reader-submitted images of Mother Nature in Southeast

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.

Colorful Indian Paintbrush at sunset on Aug. 3, Eagle Beach. (Photo by Kerry Howard)

Colorful Indian Paintbrush at sunset on Aug. 3, Eagle Beach. (Photo by Kerry Howard)

This survivor of the salt-water tide always has fascinated me on the flats. That wooden duck has done a superb job of keeping the tree alive! (Photo by John d’Armand)

This survivor of the salt-water tide always has fascinated me on the flats. That wooden duck has done a superb job of keeping the tree alive! (Photo by John d’Armand)

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