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What's out there for the kids?

...optimistic." Crystal LakeThis week at Crystal Lake, in the Dredge Lakes area, camp instructors Gretchyn O'Donnell and Hannah...baby sticklebacks and leeches (who knew they were in Dredge Lakes? Not me.).At least some of those lessons were sinking...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-31/whats-out-there-kids
Outdoors
Local Sports Calendar for Friday, July 10

...League games, Juneau Midnight Suns Post 25 vs. Ketchikan Post 3 at Adair Kennedy.CYCLINGHome, 2:30 p.m., Dredge Lakes Mountain Bike Race. Registration (and parking) begins at 2 p.m. at trailhead behind Juneau Ranger District office...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-10/local-sports-calendar-friday-july-10
Sports
On the Trails: Out and about in mid-June

...sometimes hidden in the other vegetation but often making a nice purple show in barer patches along the way.The Dredge Lake area is once again a site for nesting American redstarts, not a common bird around here. Females do the nest-building...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-03/trails-out-and-about-mid-june
Outdoors
Trail roundup 2015

...brushing trails that lead to cabins, Grossman said. Trail Mix will be working with the Forest Service on improving the Dredge Lakes area, Boraas said, likely doing trail hardening and improving drainage; they'll be doing work with Alaska Electric...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-19/trail-roundup-2015
Outdoors
Portions of Steep Creek trail temporarily closed

...Trail. Hikers and cyclists will continue to have access to Moraine Ecology Trail from trailheads at Mendenhall River, Dredge Lake, Glacier Spur Road and the Juneau Ranger District parking lot. Signs have been posted at the four access trails alerting...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-14/portions-steep-creek-trail-temporarily-
Local
East Glacier Trail opens; users cautioned about bear activity

...cubs that have been active in this area and around the Dredge Lakes portion of the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area...react aggressively."Bear 103 has been moving around Dredge Lakes and encountering more dogs off leash" said John Neary...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27/east-glacier-trail-opens-users-cautioned-
Art
Near encounters with defensive bear close popular Mendenhall Glacier trail

...Stephanie Sell."This particular family group has had several negative interactions involving dogs off leash in the Dredge Lakes and Mendenhall Glacier area," she said in an email.Sell did not return a call seeking comment by press time Tuesday...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-12/near-encounters-defensive-bear-close-po
Local
On the Trails: As winter falls away, bears, hooters, mountain goats appear again

...after a long seasonal absence.The most exciting sighting in the bird way was a small flock of rusty blackbirds in the Dredge Lake area. As usual in my limited experience with them, they were poking about in a shallow, brushy pond. But I didn't...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-27/trails-winter-falls-away-bears-hoote
Outdoors
Bears stir with early thaw

...slumbering bears out of their dens periodically since December. Sell said she received reports of bears wandering around Dredge Lake in the Mendenhall Valley, as well as one downtown."It seems like our bears in Southeast kind of are fairly light...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-12/bears-stir-early-thaw
Local
Agitated bear lingering with cubs near Dredge Lake

...her yellow ear tag, was spotted Sunday evening in the Dredge Lake yard of Tillie and Frank Martin.In a Facebook message...Sunday, the four bears were spotted on Chelsea Court near Dredge Lake by another resident who reported the sighting on Facebook...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-26/agitated-bear-lingering-cubs-near-dredg
Local

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