Out and About

Posted: Sunday, September 22, 2002

In season: Black bear (Sept. 1-June 30), brown bear (Sept. 15-Dec. 31, March 15-May 31), deer (Sept. 15-Dec. 31), mountain goat (Sept. 1 or Oct. 1, depending on area,-Nov. 31), moose (Sept. 15-Oct. 15), wolf (Aug. 1-April 30), wolverine (Nov. 10-Feb. 15), ducks, geese, brants, snipe, crane (Sept. 1-Dec. 15), red and blue king crab (Oct. 1-March 31), coho salmon (June-Nov.). (Seasons and limits are more complex than can be detailed here. Always check regulations before heading out.)

Sept. 25, 26 & 28: American Red Cross Wilderness First Aid Basics Course, 3200 Hospital Drive Suite 203. 6-10 p.m. Sept. 25-26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 26, $125. Signup deadline is Sept. 23. Details: 463-5713.

Sept. 28: Juneau Alpine Club Sheep Mountain climb. Moderate level of difficulty; ice ax needed. Details: Nick Meyer, 586-2533.

Sept. 29: 2002 Southeast Alaska Canoe Pull, 2-6 p.m., Auke Recreation Area covered shelter, sponsored by One People Canoe Society. Food, prizes and games. Life jackets required. Participants should call now. Details: Tom Wehnes, 789-4985, or Crystal Fields, 209-2635.

Sept. 30: Auke Village Campground run by the U.S. Forest Service closes for the season at 2 p.m. Mendenhall Campground closed Sept. 15. Details: 586-8800.

Oct. 1: Juneau Alpine Club monthly meeting, 1136 Slim Williams Way, near Skaters Cabin. Details: 789-7058.

Oct. 5: East Glacier/Moraine Trail Tangle, Southeast Road Runners event, 9 a.m. Start just past Garnet Street, off Mendenhall Loop Road. Details: Layne Brant, 789-7549 or lbrant@gci.net.

Oct. 5: Juneau Alpine Club Mount Bullard climb. High level of difficulty; ice ax, harness and crampons needed. Details: Tim Arness, 209-2589.

Ongoing: Trap shooting at the Juneau Gun Club, on Montana Creek Road, 5:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. Details: 789-9844.

Submit calendar items to eschoenfeld@juneauempire.com.

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