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Primrose over the Creek

Primrose over the Creek

Bears are full of Salmon and Berries now.  Starting to get drowsey.

Rich Fall Color along Viewpoint Trail. Meadows sporting Carpet of Dogwood, or "Dwarf Dogwood.

It's just getting going now but soon certain areas like in these stands of Birch trees the forest floor will be carpeted in solid dogwood flowers. 6-6-2014

It's just getting going now but soon certain areas like in these stands of Birch trees the forest floor will be carpeted in solid dogwood flowers.

Red, White, Yellow n Brown colored shrooms.

Red, White, Yellow n Brown colored shrooms.

In 98 they numbered the moose inside the Anchorage "bowl" at approx 300 in the summer but in the winter that population grows to about 1000 or so, as the snow drives them down out of the Chugach Mountains East of Town. Fish n Game says they reached a peak in 1994 to about 2100 and may be about to peak again. With about 60 Brown Bear and 250 Black Bear living in the area. Dozens of Dahl Sheep in Chugach State Park and 500 Mt Goats. Wild Baby!

In 98 they numbered the moose inside the Anchorage "bowl" at approx 300 in the summer but in the winter that population grows to about 1000 or so, as the snow drives them down out of the Chugach Mountains East of Town. Fish n Game says they reached a peak in 1994 to about 2100 and may be about to peak again. With about 60 Brown Bear and 250 Black Bear living in the area. Dozens of Dahl Sheep in Chugach State Park and 500 Mt Goats. Wild Baby!

Berries you may find along the way? Fox Berries have a black dot way poisonous. Cranberry, Rasberry, Goose Berry, Blue Berry,Watermelon Berry, Dogwood etc....

Berries you may find along the way? Fox Berries have a black dot way poisonous. Cranberry, Rasberry, Goose Berry, Blue Berry,Watermelon Berry, Dogwood etc....

Only met about 4 single walkers or bicyclists and 3 small groups of walkers in my 3.5 mile walk.  6-6-2014

The well traveled paths by bears get signed. I recommend bearbells for noise because the last thing you want to do is startle a brown bear. I start bringing bear spray also about now as soon the salmon will be in the creek.

Birch n Meadow area of the Veiwpoint Trail

Birch n Meadow area of the Veiwpoint Trail

The secenery changes every 100' along the way on our walk.

The secenery changes every along the way on our walk.

Liken or in this case moss usually grows on the north side or in the shade. This is the south side of this tree so I expect it's shaded during the summer months?

Liken or in this case moss usually grows on the north side or in the shade. This is the south side of this tree so I expect it's shaded during the summer months?

Tons of Roses along this walk. These I took today as they are still early and really starting to bloom. 6-6-2014

Tons of Roses along this walk. These I took today as they are still early and really starting to bloom.

New obstacle for Salmon this year.

Old Cottonwood and the trunk is completely hollow from top to bottom.

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