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Off the Beaten Path: Wildlife, our heritage

...There's something about intimacy with wild animals that can be awe-inspiring.Last weekend I was kayaking and exploring Berners Bay with the University of Alaska Southeast sea kayaking class I teach. On Saturday the seas were too big to paddle, so...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-17/beaten-path-wildlife-our-heritage
Outdoors
My Turn: Empire's attack on SEACC

...Southeast Alaska environment, including the jewel of Berners Bay. What the editorial failed to mention is how many times...will impact and destroy pristine environments such as Berners Bay and faces tremendous technical hurdles. In a "My Turn...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-30/my-turn-empires-attack-seacc
Opinion
Tern colonies failed this year near Mendenhall, South Sawyer glaciers

...year's jokuhlaup, she said. Tern nesting areas in Southeast Alaska have been reported on Portland Island, Tracy Arm, Berners Bay, the Mendenhall Glacier, and there are likely sites in Glacier Bay, Baluss said. There are also thousands in Yakutat...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/tern-colonies-failed-year-near-mende
Outdoors
Sport fish report for the week of July 28

...possession.Halibut and RockfishBoat anglers again reported catching halibut last week throughout the Juneau area including Berners Bay, Lynn Sisters, Vanderbilt Reef, Hump Island, Portland and Aaron Islands, Point Retreat, Scull Island, Young...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-01/sport-fish-report-week-july-28
Outdoors
A Real Juneau Hiker

...Gold Belt mining sites. The strip of land with gold-bearing rock known as 'Juneau Gold Belt' ran from north of Berners Bay to South of Point Bishop. One of the mines . . . was up McGinnis Creek that is to the east at the end of the old Montana...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2014-09-05/real-juneau-hiker
SHI aims to rebuild stocks to culturally, archaeologically indicated levels at historical locations

...said. "(For Lynn Canal) at one time, it was more in the Auke Bay area. Now, it's more in Point Bridget, in Berners Bay."Scientists know approximately when and approximately where herring will spawn, but it changes every year, Harris...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-18/shi-aims-rebuild-stocks-culturally-a
Outdoors
From a glacial river to a salmon stream?

...system. Much of the research in Southeast is focusing on Berners Bay. With an icefield, major rivers and estuaries, it...Jeff Frederick's research focuses on mountain goats in Berners Bay. Warmer summers may lead to higher mortality, he said...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-27/glacial-river-salmon-stream
Outdoors
Letter to the Editor: Preserve traditional land from development

...Traditional Auk territory extended from Berners Bay south to Seymour Canal. I've...used to have several villages at Berners Bay, and where there are villages...the water, land and creatures in Berners Bay. Alaskans need commonsense leadership...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-06-12/letter-editor-preserve-traditional-la
Letters
Off the Beaten Path: The eulachon of Berners Bay

...eulachon spawning at the head end of Berners Bay.Eulachon, also known as candle-fish...decline during the last 20 years.In Berners Bay, the run typically occurs between...gulls converging at the head of Berners Bay had me more than curious.Each...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-09/beaten-path-th-eulachon-berners-bay
Outdoors
Off the Beaten Path: Kayaking the east side of Lynn Canal from Berners Bay to Haines

...I borrowed a kayak with the hope of paddling through Berners Bay and up the east side of Lynn Canal to Haines.I put...harbor seals and sea lions brought the mirrored waters of Berners Bay to life. Dark forest rose into jagged white mountains...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-25/beaten-path-kayaking-east-side-lynn-
Outdoors

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