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Portions of Steep Creek trail temporarily closed

...have closed the back side of the Steep Creek trail near the Mendenhall Glacier...between Moraine Ecology Trail and Steep Creek Trail. Hikers and cyclists will...zone.Black bears congregate at Steep Creek during sockeye and coho salmon...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-14/portions-steep-creek-trail-temporarily-
Local
Photo: First Sockeye

Two male sockeye salmon battle for territory in Steep Creek near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on Friday. Salmon moved into the stream for the first time this year Friday morning after Juneau received over an inch of rain on Thursday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-26/photo-first-sockeye
Local
Portion of Steep Creek trail sees annual closure

...salmon swimming in droves through Steep Creek as the season nears its peak...Service has closed the backside of Steep Creek trail.The closure occurs annually...between Moraine Ecology Trail and Steep Creek trail, though access from trailheads...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-07-22/steep-creek-trail-portion-closed
Local
Salmon return, US Forest Service closes backside of Steep Creek Trail

...Spawning sockeye salmon returned to Steep Creek, near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor...several measures.The back side of Steep Creek Trail is now closed to provide...the closure area boundary along Steep Creek has been clearly marked with yellow...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-01/salmon-return-us-forest-service-clos
Outdoors
Photo: Dipper fledglings

An American Dipper fledgling, left, calls to its arriving parent with a freshly caught grub at Steep Creek on Tuesday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-22/photo-dipper-fledglings
Local
Glacier visitor center to increase fees in 2016

...senior access passes for those age 62 and older. Fees will be collected starting next May for use of bus shelters, the Steep Creek Trail and platforms, the viewing pavilion near the parking area, Photo Point Trail and all restroom facilities, according...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-03/glacier-visitor-center-increase-fees
Outdoors
On the Trails: Outdoor therapy

...moved around in the low vegetation; eventually she brushed him off under a twig.The beavers seem to have returned to Steep Creek, after an absence of several years. We had seen beavers visiting the lower ponds, but this time it looks more serious...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-11/trails-outdoor-therapy
Outdoors
Underwater salmon cam operating again

...perspective of salmon and other fish in Steep Creek, near the Mendenhall Glacier...the end of August.The fish of Steep Creek went viral in 2013 when a live...27,000 people tuned in to the Steep Creek feed, collectively watching 10...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-18/underwater-salmon-cam-operating-agai
Outdoors
What the rains have wrought

...Program Manager Ed Grossman, is a large boulder that slid over the Trail of Time, just uphill from the bridge over Steep Creek.The boulder slid downhill, partially over the trail, requiring most hikers to step sideways to safely maneuver between...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-30/what-rains-have-wrought
Outdoors
On the Trails: Skunk cabbage and its sex change abilities

...their genes chiefly by fathering many seeds on other, later emerging, plants that are still acting as females. At Steep Creek, the American dippers have been trying to set up a territory, as usual. Unfortunately, they may not be using their...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-17/trails-skunk-cabbage-and-its-sex-cha
Outdoors

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