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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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-27/trails-owl-encounters
Outdoors
A Favorite Trail for Every Situation

...run pretty much any trail in the world.When I'm in the mood to run fast and smooth there is nothing quite like a Herbert River Trail run. It's great to watch the changes in the forest as you move along the trail to the glacier. When the glacier...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-27/favorite-trail-every-situation
Sports
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-12/trails-highbush-cranberries
Outdoors
Irving, Colton top 2014 Tour of Juneau field

...accelerations among the lead riders. After regrouping, riders began making probing attacks off the front. Coming into Herbert River, Will Coleman and Robert Sowers attacked and gradually built up a minute lead with the chasing pack keeping them in...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-02/irving-colton-top-2014-tour-juneau-fie
Sports
SEACC hosting educational hike on new Canadian mining efforts near Herbert Glacier

...in the exploration and permit application stage; where the exploratory drill sites are in relation to the glacier, Herbert River, Goat Creek and Windfall Lake; and what changes, if any, a mine at the Herbert Glacier will bring to both the Windfall...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-22/seacc-hosting-educational-hike-new-c
Outdoors
Researcher: Some rivers' salmon at risk

...adaptable" and some changes may increase productivity. Glaciated systems too cold for big salmon runs - for example, the Herbert River - may end up becoming salmon streams as glaciers recede."What we really see is kind of a shift in which watersheds...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-22/researcher-some-rivers-salmon-risk
Outdoors
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.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-10/windfall-lake-trail-improvements-dub
Outdoors
From a glacial river to a salmon stream?

...and teachers on a rainy walk out Herbert River Trail. Along the way, researchers...economic impact would it have if the Herbert River became a salmon stream? How much...contributing $5 million. The Herbert River watershed is a microcosm of many...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-27/glacial-river-salmon-stream
Outdoors
Sport fish report for the week of June 16

...Windfall system during the past few weeks. Sport fishing is allowed from the outlet of Windfall Lake to the confluence of Herbert River and within 100 yards of the confluence during the month of June on Wednesdays and Saturdays. During these days...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-20/sport-fish-report-week-june-16
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-12-27/photo-tree-full-prickles
Outdoors

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