Out and About

Posted: Sunday, November 10, 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), 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.)

Nov. 10: Eighth annual Alaska Bald Eagle Festival concludes today in Haines. Guided eagle viewing, raptors clinic, birds of Alaska workshop, other events. Details: (907) 766-2202 or baldeaglefest.org/.

Nov. 10: Juneau Alpine Club winter training hike, bring ice ax and avalanche beacon. Details: Tim Arness, 209-2589.

Nov. 11: Juneau Rowing Club inaugural membership meeting, 6-6:30 p.m., Nugget Mall, across from Hearthside Books. Election of officers, discussion of Aurora Harbor floats and plans for rowing shell storage. Details: Matt Kirchhoff, 586-5816, or Toy Campbell, toycmc@gci.net.

Nov. 11: Jill Fredston, author of "Rowing to Latitude: Journeys Along the Arctic Edge," slide show and book-signing at Hearthside Books, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Details: www.hearthsidebooks.com, click on "Store Events."

Nov. 14: Slide program on Walrus Islands State Game Sanctuary with Matt Kirchhoff, Juneau Audubon Society meeting, 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School.

Nov. 15: Avalanche Awareness Party, 7:30-10 p.m., Silverbow Back Room, multimedia show. $5. Details: Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center, 586-5699.

Nov. 16: Juneau Alpine Club East Glacier Trail hike, 10 a.m., meet at the large parking lot. Suitable for families and lower-intensity hikers. Details: Steve Kocsis, 790-3175.

Nov. 16: Cowboy action shoot, Hank Harmon Rifle Range off Montana Creek Road, meet at 9 a.m. for 10 a.m. start. New shooters welcome, cowboy attire requested. Details: Buckskin John (John Barnett), 321-4032, or buckskin_john@yahoo.com.

Nov. 17: Juneau Alpine Club Glacier Walk, bring ice ax, crampons and harness. Paddle or hike to the glacier. Details: Tim Arness, 209-2589.

Nov. 17: Juneau Alpine Club slideshow/potluck party, 5:30 p.m., 2374 Lawson Creek Road. Slides from Peru and the Brooks Range. Details: Frances Still, 364-3406.

Ongoing: Eaglecrest Ski Area season passes available at the preseason 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.

Ongoing: Parks and Rec hikes, most Saturdays and Wednesdays starting around 9-10 a.m. Call 586-0428 for recorded details or check www.juneau.lib.ak.us/parksrec/hike/schedule.php.

Submit calendar items to eschoenfeld@juneauempire.com.

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