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I guess it’s OK to take a break.
Nothing fills your lungs, your eyes and your soul like Alaska.
Just in time for Halloween, the U.S. Forest Service will celebrate National Bat Week at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center this weekend. Youth-oriented activities and… Continue reading
Over the weekend Katie McCaffrey and I spent almost eight hours approaching and exploring the Herbert Glacier at mile 28 on the Juneau road system.… Continue reading
What happens to bears in years when food sources are poor?
We live at a time and in a country when we have so much free time and so much money, we can spend $700 on a fly rod and go to rivers to catch and release fish.
Definitely a Gucci view.
At the end of August, a security guard helped save a bird in Salmon Creek. Jeff Williams, an office for Juneau Goldbelt Security, found a… Continue reading
This tick is very rare in Alaska, but that could change.
People interested in keeping up-to-date project happenings on the Tongass National Forest can sign up for email lists. The U.S. Forest Service uses these lists… Continue reading
Is this a glimpse of the “new normal” for Endicott Arm?
A friend and I just camped out at the Arctic Circle, about 200 miles north of where we live in Fairbanks. A dashed line on… Continue reading
Hunting on the Blackerby Ridge area closed Wednesday after one male goat was harvested. Local mountain goat populations are increasing, but still haven’t climbed back… Continue reading
The monthly speaker series Wildlife Wednesdays starts today with a discussion of the role of Alaska State Wildlife Troopers in enforcing wildlife management law. Wildlife… Continue reading
Perseverance Trail and part of Basin Road will be closed for excavation work starting today and lasting through Oct. 9.
Pay closer attention to the tiny things.
In September, the natural world slows down.
The coho return to Juneau has been outstanding this year.
Anyone who has run the same program for years and refuses to buy new gear should not be trusted. Anyone who does not at least… Continue reading
Our boots rustled noisily through the tall sedges and sweetgale shrubs as we wended our way into the wetland. When we stopped to listen, we… Continue reading