Outdoors: Out and About

Posted: Thursday, September 06, 2001

In season: King and dungeness crab, halibut and rockfish (peaks June-Sept.), sockeye, pink and chum salmon (runs June to Sept., peaks in July), coho salmon (June-Nov.), freshwater brook trout (peaks Aug.-Sept.), bear viewing at Pack Creek (June-Sept., peaks July and Aug.), deer (Aug.-Dec., depending on area), mountain goat (Aug.-Dec., depending on area), wolf (Aug.-April), grouse (Aug.-May), ptarmigan (Aug.-May), ducks, geese, brants, swans, snipe, crane (Sept.-Dec.), moose, (Sept.-Oct.), coyote (Sept.-April), hare (Sept.-April), brown bear (Sept.-Dec.), black bear (Sept.-mid-October), and crow (Sept.-mid-Nov.)

Sept. 8: The Saturday hike meets at 9 a.m. for a Trail Mix work party on the Treadwell Ditch Trail. Meet at the Blueberry Hills parking lot off the end of Jackson Street. Call 586-0428 or 790-6406.

ept. 8: Rum Cup Awards barbecue from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Sandy Beach.

Sept. 8: Smallbore rifle silhouette at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range. Registration opens at 9 a.m. and the shoot starts at 10 a.m. Visit the Juneau Rifle and Pistol Club at http://go.to/jrpc/ or e-mail jrpc@usa.com.

Sept. 9: Public trap shoot at 10 a.m. every Sunday at the Juneau Gun Club. Call 789-9844.

Sept. 12: Public trap shoot at 6 p.m. every Wednesday at the Juneau Gun Club. Call 789-9844.

Sept. 12: The Wednesday hike usually meets at 9:30 a.m. No dogs or firearms please. Call the hike hotline at 586-0428.

Sept. 13: Juneau Audubon Society monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Dzantik'I Heeni Middle School Library. Biologist Kim Titus will speak about research on the Queen Charlotte Goshawk. E-mail ckent@alaska.net.

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