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Land managers working on mine cleanup study

...may fence off the tailings. Red Devil project manager Mike McCrum said other options include excavating the Red Devil Creek valley and removing the tailings and effected soil."In the end the most important thing is to address the tailings," McCrum...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-05/land-managers-working-mine-cleanup-stud
State
On the Trails: Out and about in mid-June

A friend and I went into Sheep Creek Valley one morning, to listen to bird songs. I especially...vigorous, upward-spiraling song is beautiful, and Sheep Creek Valley is usually a good place to do that. We entered the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-03/trails-out-and-about-mid-june
Outdoors
Hidden Valley, Hidden Controversy: A housing project competes with landfill dreams and government realities

...to the Assembly on March 17, 2014, he said 'he was in the process of subdividing some property in the upper Lemon Creek Valley that was not accessible by road...' The CBJ processed his applications related to the proposed subdivision consistent...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-15/hidden-valley-hidden-controversy-housin
Local
On the Trails: Winter walks

In late January, the Parks and Recreation hiking group went to Sheep Creek Valley, a place we seldom visit at that time of year. The ground was frozen sufficiently that the mud holes on the uphill trail were...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-06/trails-winter-walks
Outdoors
Let's set our sights on a sustainable solution

...three acres in size in the Fish Creek Valley near the beginning of the Eaglecrest...non-motorized recreational use in the Fish Creek Valley. Isn't that why CBJ sought an...those that want to protect the Fish Creek Valley and rural character of North Douglas...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-11-29/lets-set-our-sights-sustainable-solut
Opinion
Text message helps searchers locate lost hiker

...guessed correctly that Lam was probably 2,8000 to 3,000 feet up on the mountain in elevation in the upper Nugget Creek valley, based on the vantage point and the subalpine vegetation he could see in the photo."I was able to recognize what...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-12/text-message-helps-searchers-locate-los
Local
Bird Bits: The demanding fledgling

...a wedge shovel equals raven.Is this gathering up high in the spruce "summer school" for all the ravens in Lemon Creek valley? One day, two groups of more than 80 ravens converged. Viewed from below, the parents' tails and wings were heavily...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-27/bird-bits-demanding-fledgling
Outdoors
On the Trails: Spring has sprung

...year and produces fruits, then the next year it is likely to be male only or not flower at all.A trip into Sheep Creek valley gave us early blue violets, yellow stream violets and miner's lettuce. In the valley and on rocky coastal headlands...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-23/trails-spring-has-sprung
Outdoors
No man left behind

...miles south of downtown Juneau, to Berners Bay, about 35 miles north. Bear, moose and wolves travel the Carlson Creek Valley, a major watershed that begins behind Salmon Creek Dam and cuts through to Sunny Cove on Taku Inlet.We heard a wolf...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-13/no-man-left-behind
Sports
On the Trails: An early Autumn

...less "bumper" now, after my visit ...).Flocks of robins scoured the roadsides for grubs and worms. In Sheep Creek valley, robins, varied thrushes, and whole families of fox sparrows foraged on elderberries. Near Steep Creek, dozens...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-09-20/trails-early-autumn
Outdoors

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