Juneau’s pre-gold cultural hub
1991 Hydrologist Dan Bishop at portal to the Dan Bishop Bay Creek Trail, behind Auke Bay Elementary School. Dan was a mentor to early Discovery naturalists.
In July, 2013, the University of Alaska Southeast held a 3-day teachers’ conference called STREAM: a Pedagogy of Place, (STREAM = Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, & Mathematics) This gathering at Auke Lake campus was a pilot, aimed at helping teachers connect students to place. For 3 days, we held morning sessions at UAS, dispersing in the afternoons to 4 habitats: streams, glacier, forest and beach.
As a handout for teams exploring the Auke Lake and University surroundings, Carstensen posted contents of the 3-panel interpretive signs near the southern end of Auke Lake Trail