A Wilson warbler on a garden fern at about 16-Mile Glacier Highway on Aug. 17. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

A Wilson warbler on a garden fern at about 16-Mile Glacier Highway on Aug. 17. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

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Pine cones on the menu for an American red squirrel spotted in Juneau on July 14. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

Pine cones on the menu for an American red squirrel spotted in Juneau on July 14. (Courtesy Photo / Kenneth Gill, gillfoto)

Rainbow across the cove at Blue Mussel Beach on Aug. 16. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Rainbow across the cove at Blue Mussel Beach on Aug. 16. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

A mushroom along the Cowee Creek Trail to Echo Cove on Aug. 19. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A mushroom along the Cowee Creek Trail to Echo Cove on Aug. 19. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A smell as well as sight on the Cowee Creek Trail to Echo Cove on Aug. 19. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A smell as well as sight on the Cowee Creek Trail to Echo Cove on Aug. 19. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A bridge built by nature along the Cowee Creek Trail to Echo Cove on Aug. 19. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A bridge built by nature along the Cowee Creek Trail to Echo Cove on Aug. 19. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Late-blooming lupine along Cowee Creek Trail to Echo Cove on Aug. 19. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A bridge built by nature along the Cowee Creek Trail to Echo Cove on Aug. 19. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

Some fireweed gone to cotton along Cowee Creek Trail to Echo Cove on Aug. 19. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A bridge built by nature along the Cowee Creek Trail to Echo Cove on Aug. 19. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A sign of the season swimming near the East Glacier Trail on Aug. 20. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A sign of the season swimming near the East Glacier Trail on Aug. 20. (Photo by Deana Barajas)

A cow parsnip gone to seed on the trail to Blue Mussel Beach Cabin on Aug. 16. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

A cow parsnip gone to seed on the trail to Blue Mussel Beach Cabin on Aug. 16. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Branch reflection in a slough at Point Bridget State Park on Aug. 16. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Branch reflection in a slough at Point Bridget State Park on Aug. 16. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Visitors to a golden marigold on the downtown seawalk on Aug. 15. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Visitors to a golden marigold on the downtown seawalk on Aug. 15. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Toadlet in Echo Ranch Meadow seen on Aug. 19. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Toadlet in Echo Ranch Meadow seen on Aug. 19. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Fireweed fluff blowing in the wind in Cowee Meadow on Aug. 16. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

Fireweed fluff blowing in the wind in Cowee Meadow on Aug. 16. (Photo by Denise Carroll)

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