Wild Border Watersheds

DOT to Proceed With Haines Highway Expansion (KTUU)

A peaceful drive down the Haines Highway offers a picturesque view of snow-capped mountains -- but it's what you don't see here during the spring thaw that makes this place more than just a scenic byway.

Hundreds of bald eagles flock to this strip of land about 20 miles north of downtown Haines every fall.

"This is a unique wildlife spectacle, it's a migration, and it's comparable to the wildebeest migration in the Serengeti in Africa,” said Eric Holle, the president of Lynn Canal Conservation.

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