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On the Trails: Day 2, in Berners Bay

...clouds of white birds over on the Berners River, so we knew that the eulachon...the bay and hike up along the Berners River.The tide was starting to go...our kayaks near the mouth of the Berners River would be difficult. Vast amounts...
Biologist gets the better of a charging brownie

...charged toward him. "I was thinking how small I was," he said. He was working last Sunday at the headwaters of the Berners River, about 14 miles upstream from Berners Bay. With his partner from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Wayne Lonn...
A nearby sea of tranquility

...of years. So, we have the Pacific Ocean tides mixing with the rivers Antler, Lace, Gilkey, and surprise, the Berners River. Four rivers plus many other smaller water sources combine and concentrate their nutrients in Berners Bay estuary...
Getting creative around the house

...most of which don't get done. Oh, yes. And I remember to write a letter to the editor to tell everyone that the Berners River, the Gilkey River, the Lace River and the Antler River don't need a road. And yeah, the radio is back on, and...
My Turn: Juneau gets nothing from Berners Bay land trade

...wonder will happen soon. Every spring, untold thousands of herring and hooligan swarm into the bay to spawn in the Berners River. They attract hundreds of sea lions, thousands of migratory birds, whales, seals and one of the largest concentrations...
Berners Bay

...Scientists using underwater cameras have seen vast blankets of hooligan lying above the bottom of the bay near the mouth of Berners River. Estimates range from 10 million to 20 million fish. From September to May, 300 to 600 sea lions use a haulout on...
My Turn: Kensington mine is a threat to Berners Bay fish habitat

...River coho smolt migrate to sea, then overwinter in Berners River and leave the following spring. Berners Bay herring...feed on aquatic resources produced in Berners Bay. Berners River coho smolt produce adults caught in the Chilkat River...
Coeur's mining claims leave out some important details would be near Johnson Creek, a tributary to the Berners River. About four miles from there (as the pipeline flows...workers will board busses that will rumble along the Berners River to the mill site, 13 miles from Cascade Point. Coeur's...
My Turn: Road will provide work for road crews, coroner the world. In the long run it would be more economical and make more sense to tunnel from the headwaters of the Berners River to Skagway. I always enjoyed the five-hour ferry ride to Haines. It gave me time to relax, gather my thoughts...
Road would change the landscape of recreation

...I've seen in Berners Bay," he said. Not long ago, a group of state biologists studying coho salmon along the Berners River saw a brown bear slay and devour a newborn moose. "In the spring, our camp is in the middle of the moose calving...


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