Juneau Nature

Natural & cultural history of Juneau & Southeast Alaska

Juneau Nature - Natural & cultural history of Juneau & Southeast Alaska

Moose

Emissary from interior

Cow moose in Gustavus snow storm

Cow moose in Gustavus snow storm

Moose are not longtime residents of Southeast Alaska. They began to migrate down the major transboundary rivers in the early 1900s. Around Juneau, populations center on Taku River, and in Berners Bay, where they were transplanted in 1958 and 1960.