Most read Outdoors columns of 2017

  • By Juneau Empire
  • Thursday, December 28, 2017 10:26am
  • News

From a moose on the loose to pink ponds, here are the top 10 most-read stories in the Outdoors section of the newspaper this year. Enjoy!

1. Moose on the loose at Mendenhall Glacier

2. Curious by Nature: Why did this pond turn pink near Herbert Glacier Trail?

3. Great Sawyer Glacier of Tracy Arm and Ford’s Terror Wilderness is retiring

4. Curious by Nature: Mysterious white matter

5. Possible new invasive species discovered in Juneau

6. Curious by Nature: Why are there so many seagulls in the channel?

7. Clouds to block solar eclipse from view

8. Eaglecrest to pitch beer and wine sales

9. Fish Factor: Sea cucumber could cure cancer

10. A traditional gig: Native Corp. pays berry pickers

We also have a great rotation of local columnists who contribute to the Outdoors section on a regular basis. Here’s a few of the most popular columns this year.

• Off the Beaten Path: Dear Fish and Game: Please create a Board of Outdoor Fashion, by Bjorn Dihle

On the Trails: Parental care by males (birds and mammals), by Mary Willson

Alaska Science Forum: Are ravens responsible for wolf packs?, by Ned Rozell

Gathering Alaska: Twisted stalk, wild cucumber or watermelon berry?, by Corinne Conlon for the Capital City Weekly

Landscape Alaska: Wake up call for landscaping, by David Lendrum

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