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On the Trails: Owl encounters

...them. Here are three:When I first came to Juneau, more than 25 years ago, I happened to be out somewhere near Herbert River, and I heard the so-distinctive call of a barred owl. Having often heard their "who cooks for you" back in the...
Photo: Herbert Glacier

...Herbert Glacier on Wednesday and will merge into the Herbert River. The 4.6 mile Herbert Glacier Trail begins at Mile 28 of the Glacier Highway and travels along the Herbert River to the Herbert Glacier. Visitors should leave a trip...
Herbert River land grant approved by the state Senate

...Juneau purchase woods and wetlands near the Herbert River was added back into a supplemental spending...groups to help turn the 148 acres near the Herbert River into public land. The Herbert River land parcel is between Amalga State Park and...
City seeks funds for Herbert River land

...acres of private property near Herbert River and the Boy Scout Camp. The Southeast...other sources of funding for the Herbert River land acquisition. At the meetings...stewardship fund to assure the Herbert River property is protected in perpetuity...
Fund match OK'd for Herbert River land

...and wildlife habitat near the Herbert River into public hands. The Juneau...perpetuity, she said. The land at Herbert River is near the Boy Scout Camp and...Creek, a main tributary of the Herbert River, runs through the area. Jim...
Photo: Tree full of prickles

...the landscape on a winter's day along the Herbert River Trail on Dec. 21. The Herbert River trailhead is located at approximately 25 mile Glacier Highway, just after crossing the Herbert River. In the winter, walkers, joggers and cross...
Windfall Lake Trail improvements dubbed 'art'

...Karla Hart called the planks "art." Grossman said Forest Service crews will continue the work next summer.Windfall Lake Trail is 3.2 miles long each way. Its trailhead is at mile 27 of Glacier Highway, just before the Herbert River.
On the Trails: Highbush cranberries

...areas of Alaska, the twigs are sometimes an important source of browse for moose.One day last year, I walked the Herbert River trail with a friend, and we noticed something new to us. Some of the highbush cranberry bushes along the trail had...
Photo: A chilling sight

A wondrous view of Herbert Glacier and the Herbert River awaits hikers, bikers or runners at the end of the roughly 5-mile Herbert River Trail at just past 26-mile Glacier Highway.
Man found dead near Herbert Glacier

Searchers found the body of a Juneau man in the Herbert River Tuesday morning a day after he was reported missing, according to a release from the Alaska State Troopers. James Reese did not...


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