Island’s dominant watershed; only road-accessed high country

Discovery Southeast naturalists have used Fish Creek estuary for teaching animal tracking and sign interpretation to thousands of elementary school students since 1989. The diverse habitat mosaic and good connectivity concentrates wildlife.

Dredge Pond breached in the Thanksgiving Day storm of 1984—now a major king salmon fishery.

Deer cabbage turning along Heavenly Overlook Trail, Eaglecrest.

Bedrock and surficial geology of Fish Creek watershed. Fish Creek fault runs through Auke Lake on the mainland, and continues SE through Seymour Canal on Admiralty Island. Bedrock and surficial geology of Fish Creek watershed. Fish Creek fault runs through Auke Lake on the mainland, and continues SE through Seymour Canal on Admiralty Island.

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GeoPDFs Eaglecrest

High-resolution GeoPDF pair for field navigation at Eaglecrest, central Sayéik, spirit helper (Douglas Island), in the headwaters of Aangooxa Yé,…

2018 | Richard Carstensen | 2 geoPDFs

GeoPDFs Fish Creek lower

High-resolution GeoPDF pair for field navigation at Angooxa Yé, where slaves put up food (Fish Creek) on northern Sayéik, spirit…

2018 | Richard Carstensen | 2 geoPDFs

Supplement to the CBJ wetlands surveys, 2016

In summer 2014, Koren Bosworth, Cathy Pohl, Andrew Allison and I surveyed wetlands throughout the CBJ. Although we were not…

2016 | Richard Carstensen | 31 page excerpt (of 512p)

Area descriptions for CBJ wetlands surveys, 2014

Supplement to the 2016 Juneau Wetlands Management Plan In summer 2014, Koren Bosworth, Cathy Pohl, Andrew Allison and I surveyed…

2018 | Richard Carstensen | 8 separate pdfs, 2 to 5 MB

Outer Point trailhead signs

In 2010, on contract with CBJ Parks and Recreation, Discovery designed 3-panel sign arrays for 10 trailheads on (or leading…

Fish Creek trailhead signs

In 2010, on contract with CBJ Parks and Recreation, Discovery designed 3-panel sign arrays for 10 trailheads on (or leading…

Eaglecrest aerials

In September, as deer cabbage turned gold, I flew some of the new trails on ridges above the lifts. eaglecrestaerials…

2017 | Richard Carstensen | 2 minutes

Fish Creek brochure

Four-fold brochure created for the CBJ Natural History Project describes 12 interpretive stations at Fish Creek estuary. On your phone,…

2013 | Richard Carstensen | 2 pages

Natural history of Juneau trails: A watershed approach

Guide to natural and cultural history of the CBJ, summarizing Discovery’s longterm study on contract with Parks & Recreation that…

2013 | Richard Carstensen | 72 pages