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On the Trails: Findings on the North Douglas rainforest trail

...talking all the while. A lone horned grebe in winter plumage dove in the bay, ignoring the mallards that nibbled at the water's edge and the goldeneyes loafing near the point. Most interesting to me was a chance observation: I happened to turn around...
Denali Borough students blaze new trails

...Jeff Young to nail down the large planks that would eventually make the top of a boardwalk leading straight to the water's edge.Venechuk and the other students worked with the trail crews from Monday through Thursday last week, helping to expand...
On the Trails: Puzzles near Peterson Creek

...water, now filmed over with very newly formed ice. Before the last deep freeze, mink and mice had run from bank to water's edge and back, many times. Along the side of one previously open stretch, some animal had walked around and left scuffled...
On the Trails: An ordinary walk at Crow Point

...Here, out of the wind, dozens of gulls (glaucous-winged, mew and a few herring gulls) fossicked around at the water's edge or loafed, in between quick jabs at something edible. As we approached, they all shifted away along the beach...
On the Trails: Beach watching

...ventured out onto the sand flats and gravel bars near the mouth of Eagle River.Little bunches of gulls hung out at the water's edge. The sand was packed with the tracks of gulls and ravens; here and there the fat toe prints of an eagle pressed down...
Empire Editorial: Don't get snagged

...hooks. It's there so families can fish with regular hooks and disabled fishermen can gain easy access right to the water's edge.One of the best ideas we've heard recently was a proposal to build another easily-accessible pier at the end...
"In Pursuit of Alaska" offers early adventurers' views of the state

...north and south in the direction of the flow of the ancient ice sheet. From the tops of its highest hill down to the water's edge all around it is densely planted with coniferous trees that never suffer thirst in all their long century lives, that...
Cul-de-sac eyed for roadside fishers

...end of Channel Drive. "It will need a little bit of infrastructure," Beck said. "A safe way to get down to the water's edge, toilets, signs. Or it can be a full blown operation, but that is all in the future."Chair of the Assembly Lands...
The ABCs of "rudderless" travel

...far enough away to remain unobtrusive until the wind shifts and the sow bolts to the trees. The male approaches the water's edge, teeth clacking together in annoyance.Admiralty Island is the seventh largest island in the United States and 132nd...
On the Trails: Early May on North Douglas

...beach-rye zone, clear evidence of recent high tides and high winds. Now the tide was low, and we ambled along the water's edge, peering into rocky crevices and turning over rocks (and turning them back, too!). Some rocks were obviously...


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