With Mt. Olds looking on, Granite Creek rushes down the valley at full force on May 31. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

With Mt. Olds looking on, Granite Creek rushes down the valley at full force on May 31. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Wild Shots: 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.

Sea lions rest on a buoy on June 3. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Sea lions rest on a buoy on June 3. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Wild iris on May 30. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Wild iris on May 30. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Bear munching on dandelions around 17 mile. (Photo by Cynthia Donaldson)

Bear munching on dandelions around 17 mile. (Photo by Cynthia Donaldson)

Frog on the Bridget Cove trail. (Photo by Cynthia Donaldson)

Frog on the Bridget Cove trail. (Photo by Cynthia Donaldson)

An eagle sits on top of a sail boat mast in Auke Bay. (Photo by Janice Gorle)

An eagle sits on top of a sail boat mast in Auke Bay. (Photo by Janice Gorle)

.A Red-breasted sapsucker defends its sap trails from a red squirre on May 27. (Photo by Kerry Howard)

.A Red-breasted sapsucker defends its sap trails from a red squirre on May 27. (Photo by Kerry Howard)

A yearling Black bear enjoys a meal of dandelions on May 30. (Photo by Kerry Howard)

A yearling Black bear enjoys a meal of dandelions on May 30. (Photo by Kerry Howard)

A nursing hoary marmot pauses in between forays to her den on May 30. (Photo by Kerry Howard)

A nursing hoary marmot pauses in between forays to her den on May 30. (Photo by Kerry Howard)

Humpback whales are spotted from the Auke Bay docks on June 3. (Photo by Lance Nesbitt)

Humpback whales are spotted from the Auke Bay docks on June 3. (Photo by Lance Nesbitt)

A postcard perfect day at Point Bridget. (Photo by Deborah Rudis)

A postcard perfect day at Point Bridget. (Photo by Deborah Rudis)

Sea Lion H 339 was seen on Benjamin Island during the May 13 Audubon Berners Bay Cruise. (Photo by Linda Shaw)

Sea Lion H 339 was seen on Benjamin Island during the May 13 Audubon Berners Bay Cruise. (Photo by Linda Shaw)

Hermit Thrush at Dredge Lakes on June 3. (Photo by Linda Shaw)

Hermit Thrush at Dredge Lakes on June 3. (Photo by Linda Shaw)

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