JAS' annual Berners Bay cruises begin

The annual cruises to Berners Bay, organized by the Juneau Audubon Society, are happening again this year beginning Saturday, April 25, and continuing on Saturday...
Kensington Gold Mine announces big new gold deposit

...continue to grow," said Wayne Zigarlick, general manager of the Kensington mine.The Jualin zone is located north of Berners Bay, just west of the Kensington camp and about 800 feet below ground. According to Coeur documents, Jualin is estimated...
A day in the life of Rosa Miller

...ancestrally important sites. She's got a massive binder dating back at least to 1985 on her efforts to stop development in Berners Bay, where the proposed road would pass centuries-old petroglyphs, an old village, and the grave-site of a shaman...
Wild and weird: Small mammals in Southeast

...were introduced by people, either from nearby, like red squirrels on Admiralty, or from far away, like the moose in Berners Bay, which are more closely related to moose in the interior than in Southeast Alaska.Red foxes were introduced to 180...
Local teacher honored with DSE inaugural award

...naturalist Steve Merli will talk about "removing the barriers" to take kids outdoors. The second trip is a paddle out to Berners Bay with Carstensen, and a few land-based days in Heen Latinee Experimental Forest, including the Cowee-Davies and...
The Road's new price tag: $4 million

...Contractors of Alaska, a lobbying organization for the construction industry, and is a partial owner of family land near Berners Bay, on the Road's route. The two were married last year.The land in question, a potential gold mine, was leased...
Flipping Douglas Island

...little bit, and Golbelt is working on developing a marine facility north of the cove that will transport miners across Berners Bay. The corporation hopes more opportunities will develop there in the future once the marine facility is built, and...
Wildlife Wednesday: Southeast's moose

...will give a talk called "Ecology of Moose in Southeast Alaska." He's done field projects on moose in Gustavus and Berners Bay. White spoke about mountain goats at a Wildlife Wednesday last season. The talk is at 7 p.m. Feb. 4 in the Thunder...
My Turn: Driving away the formation of character

...pleasures I found driving through the Cascade Mountains after moving from the east coast to Washington in 1979. Alongside Berners Bay and Lynn Canal, I envisioned amazing new places to fish, hike, camp and launch my kayak. But here's where my conscience...
Is 'minimal' impact too much?

...analysis and roadway alignment in Berners Bay, resulting in eliminating impacts...putting a road through the heart of Berners Bay, which has always been a result of ferry traffic in Berners Bay during herring and eulachon spawning...


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