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Spawning salmon can be seen at many places on Chester Creek in a section that runs from University Lake through the Providence Alaska Medical Center campus and across the UAA campus.

Marc Lester
Lead poisoning nearly took out the population of eagles in the Lower 48, and was a huge contributing factor of waterfowl mortality before it was outlawed for waterfowl hunting in 1991 John Schandelmeier
Not only does exercising outdoors burn more calories and build more muscle than indoor workouts, it’s got a much prettier view -- especially in Alaska. Alli Harvey
In 2008, about 400 coho salmon entered Anchorage's Chester Creek, while by this summer an estimated 2,000-plus salmon moved upstream, despite continuing problems with runoff, feces and other garbage in the urban waterway. Craig Medred

YouTube filmmaker Cory “Mr. Safety” Williams, aka DudeLikeHELLA, discovers the bizarre sounds skipping rocks on frozen lakes can create. 

Alaska Dispatch News

An airborne study conducted by two federal agencies looks at Alaska's Tanana Valley State Forest from above to help scientists learn more about forest fire recovery.

Alaska Dispatch News

While a bear canister might not be the most exciting piece of outdoor equipment, it is a handy way to protect your food -- and it makes a great camp chair.

Alaska Dispatch News
The gold-mining company is studying a $1 billion, 14-inch pipeline to pump natural gas from tidewater on Cook Inlet over the Alaska Range to a proposed Interior mine up the Kuskokwim River from Bethel. State permits are being sought.Craig Medred

Ski mountaineer Andrew McLean dubbed a Wrangell Mountains zone with massive slot-like couloirs "The Slotterhouse."

Alaska Dispatch News

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