May 6, 5 p.m., SouthEast Alaska Sailing will be holding their annual spring party to celebrate and coordinate the upcoming season. All are welcome! Come meet the local sailing community and see what they're about. The barbecue will be at Sandy Beach shelter #1 (parking lot). Bring something to grill or share. See you there!
May 7, 8:30 a.m., Spring wildlife cruise. See Berners Bay important bird area from the water! This time of year fish runs such as herring or eulachon may bring spectacular numbers of sea lions, humpback whales, scoters, gulls and more! Starts from Statter Harbor below DeHarts. Arrive 15 minutes early. Lasts about 4 hours. Advance tickets on sale at Hearthside Books.
May 7, SouthEast Alaska Sailing will be at the Maritime Festival! Stop by our booth for information about recreational sailing and sailboat races, and hang around for the buoy race. This will be an exciting, fast-paced, race held in the turning basin between 1:15-2:30 p.m.. For more information contact Commodore James Bibb at email@example.com
April 14, 7 p.m., Auke Bay Wildlife Extravaganza: Insights & Stories during the Juneau Audubon Society meeting at the UAS recreation center room 116. Whales, seabirds, and other predators gathered at Auke Bay harbor where schools of herring seemed to be at the center of a wildlife extravaganza. Come and join our April program where the wildlife show will be relived. Local naturalists like Bob Armstrong will share videos, images and insights on possible reasons of this natural phenomenon. We’ll also share some info and photos from Southeast Alaska birding festivals.
April 30, 8:30 a.m., spring wildlife cruise! See Berners Bay Important Bird Area from the water! This time of year fish runs such as herring or eulachon may bring spectacular numbers of sea lions, humpback whales, scoters, gulls and more! Starts from Statter Harbor below DeHarts. Arrive 15 minutes early. Lasts about 4 hours. Tickets available at Hearthside Books.
April 2, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Beyond BOW course geared toward women. Will provide training in firearms safety and wildlife conservation, as well as respect for our natural resources, landowners and other hunters. The learning happens in two parts: complete an independent study course, and finish with a hands-on day at the range. Attendees will complete a hunter education booklet, then attend a field day at the range.
March 23, 7 p.m., Raincountry Flyfishers welcome all to a "Tie & Lie" get together in the Thunder Mountain HS Library. Members, and others in attendance, will show each other how to tie some of their favorite flies. Informal discussions will center on fishing trips, both past and planned.
March 26, 11 a.m., Juneau Raptor Center business meeting. Open house will be from noon to 2 p.m., at the Nugget Mall Community Room. All welcome; education birds will attend. Questions: 586-8393/message phone or Pat, 364-3389.