Out and About

Posted: Sunday, October 06, 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.)

Oct. 10: Anne Post, Fish & Game wildlife biologist and Pack Creek manager, talks about the bears and other wildlife of Pack Creek at Juneau Audubon Society monthly meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School.

Oct. 12: Thunder Mountain to Nugget Creek traverse, moderate difficulty. Juneau Alpine Club. Details: Don Larsen, 789-2036.

Oct. 18: Moonlight paddle, Juneau Alpine Club event, moderate level of difficulty. Details: Larry Musarra, 586-0152.

Oct. 27: Hawthorne Peak climb, Juneau Alpine Club event, moderate level of difficulty. Details: Dave Lefebvre, 789-4099.

Nov. 9: Veterans Day 8-K race, Southeast Road Runners event, 10 a.m. Start at river trail parking area near the Brotherhood Bridge. Details: Mike McKrill, 789-9116. Final race of the year.

Nov. 9: 49th Annual Ski Sale, Centennial Hall 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Ongoing: Eaglecrest Ski Area season passes are available at the pre-season discount through Thanksgiving weekend. Eaglecrest staff will be at the Nugget Mall for season pass and ski locker sales Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m.

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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