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Part II: 2014 Juneau trail roundup

...good shape. Users can expect a gentle grade with some negotiating over roots and across aging boardwalk. Trail Mix Executive Director Erik Boraas said there have been no reports this year of downed trees. "If there are any," he said...
Hike time, part I

...over the long winter? And where can users expect to run into the annual construction efforts of trail crews?Trail Mix Executive Director Erik Boraas and Mike Dilger, Recreation Resources Planner with the U.S. Forest Service, were able to provide...
Preserving Perseverance

...into the Silverbow Basin has been plagued with landslides and washouts over its long and storied history, Trail Mix Executive Director James King said. The destruction caused by the washouts has led to hundreds of thousands of dollars in repair...
Trail Mix vies for $100,000 in grants funding and expects the proposal to be approved by early next year. Work is slated for next summer. But Trail Mix Executive Director George Schaff said the grant money is not guaranteed. Many different proposals have been submitted from groups...
Perseverance Trail gets blasted

...said Marc Matsil, Juneau Parks and Recreation director. "We need 90 days to get this work in," said Trail Mix executive director James King. "We anticipate that by June 1 everything will be complete and it will be open again. That's...
James King appointed head of state parks department

Trail Mix Executive Director James King is leaving Juneau for Anchorage and a new job as director of the state Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation. He...
Perseverance Trail clear, re-opened

...was closed this week due to rockslides, is now open. "Work went a lot quicker than we thought it would," Trail Mix Executive Director George Schaaf said. In cooperation with the City and Borough of Juneau Parks & Recreation Department, Schaaf...
Trail Mix crew takes down attacking bear

A Trail Mix crew was forced to kill a brown bear that attacked them on Admiralty Island last week. Trail Mix executive director George Schaaf said the brown bear sow charged the three-man crew that was working at Oliver Inlet State Marine...
Neighbors Mailbox for the week of Nov. 20, 2011

...BrownPresidentAlaska Wildlife Alliance Southeast Chapter Stuck in the snowThank you unnamed Behrends Mechanical employee and Trail Mix executive director Erik Boraas for the push Thursday in Cope Park. When snow and ice seemed an insurmountable obstacle for my...
Oliver Inlet Tram takes center stage Oliver Inlet State Marine Park on Admiralty Island, is definitely due for it's spot in the limelight. Trail Mix Executive Director Erik Boraas said that after years of applying "Band-Aids" to the aging boardwalk and the sagging rails...


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