A pair of bald eagles out by the Salt Chuck at Amalga Harbor on July 7. (Courtesy photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

A pair of bald eagles out by the Salt Chuck at Amalga Harbor on July 7. (Courtesy photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

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Dark-eyed Junco juvenile in a garden with new grass seedlings on July 6. (Courtesy photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

Dark-eyed Junco juvenile in a garden with new grass seedlings on July 6. (Courtesy photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

An alpenglow sunset near the Cowee Creek Trailhead the day after Thanksgiving 2022. (Photo by Amanda Ristau)

An alpenglow sunset near the Cowee Creek Trailhead the day after Thanksgiving 2022. (Photo by Amanda Ristau)

Ebner Falls along Perseverance Trail on July 2. (Photo by Denise Cartoll)

Ebner Falls along Perseverance Trail on July 2. (Photo by Denise Cartoll)

Heavy moss coats evergreen trees along the Herbert River Trail on July 1. (Photo by Denise Cartoll)

Heavy moss coats evergreen trees along the Herbert River Trail on July 1. (Photo by Denise Cartoll)

The raging Herbert River on July 1. (Photo by Denise Cartoll)

The raging Herbert River on July 1. (Photo by Denise Cartoll)

An Aster sprinkled with raindrops along the Herbert Glacier Trail on June 30. (Photo by Denise Cartoll)

An Aster sprinkled with raindrops along the Herbert Glacier Trail on June 30. (Photo by Denise Cartoll)

A beach view along the along the Boy Scout Beach Trail on July 8. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A beach view along the along the Boy Scout Beach Trail on July 8. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A stump covered in mushrooms along the Boy Scout Beach Trail on July 8. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A stump covered in mushrooms along the Boy Scout Beach Trail on July 8. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

An Alaska cotton along the Horse Tram Trail on July 8. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

An Alaska cotton along the Horse Tram Trail on July 8. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A lily pond along the Horse Tram Trail on July 8. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A lily pond along the Horse Tram Trail on July 8. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A blue huckleberry along the Horse Tram Trail on July 8. Most people call blueberries and blue huckleberries the same thing: blueberries. However, red huckleberries have green stems and blue huckleberries have red stems. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A blue huckleberry along the Horse Tram Trail on July 8. Most people call blueberries and blue huckleberries the same thing: blueberries. However, red huckleberries have green stems and blue huckleberries have red stems. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

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