By Charles P. Wohlforth

ISBN-10: 0471778982

ISBN-13: 9780471778981

ISBN-10: 0764596616

ISBN-13: 9780764596612

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Week. June 2 to June 23, 2006. August Midnight Sun Baseball Game, FairThe Alaska State Fair (& 907/745banks. org), Palmer. local semipro baseball team, the Alaska The region’s biggest event of the year is Goldpanners (& 907/451-0095; www. com) plays a game withvegetables. The good soil and long Valout artificial lights beginning at ley days produce cabbages the size of 10:30pm. Around June 21. The 2006 beanbag chairs. A mere beach ball–size game marks the centennial of this tracabbage wouldn’t even make it into dition.

WATER Unpurified river or lake water may not be safe to drink. Hand-held filters E S C O R T E D T O U R O R D O - I T- Y O U R S E L F ? available from sporting-goods stores for around $75 are the most practical way of dealing with the problem. Iodine kits and boiling also work. The danger is a protozoan cyst called Giardia lamblia, which causes diarrhea and is present in thousands of water bodies all over the United States, even in remote areas, where it may have been carried by waterfowl. It may not show up until a couple of weeks after exposure and could become chronic.

At all costs, avoid coming between a bear and its cubs or a bear and food (if a bear wants the fish you just caught, that’s his food, too). Moose also are strongly defensive of their young. Even a moose on its own can attack if it feels you’re getting too close or if it previously has been stressed by contact with people or dogs. People are badly hurt every year trying to sneak by a moose on a trail. I see moose every day when I ski, bike, or run near my house in Anchorage; when they want the trail I either find a way around or go back the other way.

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