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Forest Service plans to close 10 low-use cabins

...Forest, citing budget constraints.The agency also plans to convert the Distin Lake Cabin, located in Admiralty Island National Monument, to a three-sided shelter and to continue renting Checats Lake Cabin, provided it remains in serviceable...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-12/forest-service-plans-close-10-low-use-c
State
Celebrate Earth Day at the glacier

...provided by many local organizations.Kevin Hood, wilderness manager for the Juneau Ranger District and Admiralty Island National Monument, will open the festivities at 11:30 a.m. with an introduction to the new 30-minute film "The Meaning...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-17/celebrate-earth-day-glacier
Art
Earth Day Celebration Saturday

...provided by many local organizations.Kevin Hood, wilderness manager for the Juneau Ranger District and Admiralty Island National Monument, will open the festivities at 11:30 a.m. with an introduction to the new 30-minute film "The Meaning...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-18/earth-day-celebration-saturday
Outdoors
Hecla CEO: Bright future for Greens Creek

...location near the center of Admiralty Island, southwest of Juneau, surrounded by Tongass National Forest and Admiralty Island National Monument-Kootznoowoo Wilderness land makes expanding difficult, Hecla spokesman Mike Satre said.Hecla purchased...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-02/hecla-ceo-bright-future-greens-creek
Local
Memorial to the Forgotten

...closure."Friends of Admiralty Island is dedicated to preserving the wilderness and historic mission of Admiralty Island National Monument, Metcalf said.Last year, the Friends organized a similar trip to Funter Bay to dedicate a plaque at...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-04/memorial-forgotten
Local
Transportation plan calls for expansion

...travel needs and latent travel demand; reduce the community's isolation; provide improved access to the Admiralty Island National Monument; and support economic development by providing opportunities for employment and growth," according...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-26/transportation-plan-calls-expansion
Local
Letter: Forest Service's Greens Creek decision unfair

...recent decision by the Forest Service to allow Greens Creek Mine to continue dumping tailings within the Admiralty Island National Monument is flawed and unfair. The Forest Service dodged the bullet they fired at themselves by ignoring the long-term...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2013-10-28/letter-forest-services-greens-creek-d
Letters
The ABCs of "rudderless" travel

...island. More than 955,000 acres of the island make up the federally protected wilderness area known as Admiralty Island National Monument. The island features the Pack Creek Brown Bear Viewing Area, to which permits can be obtained through...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-03-31/abcs-rudderless-travel
Local
Neary named new director of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

...Area and worked to create the kayak ranger program in Tracy and Endicott Arms. The Forest Service manages Admiralty Island National Monument and Tracy Arm Fords Terror Wilderness within the Tongass National Forest. Neary, who took over the post...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-05-16/neary-named-new-director-mendenhall-
Outdoors
Hecla gets expansion rights on Admiralty

...Forest has decided to allow the Hecla Greens Creek Mining Company to expand its tailings facility in the Admiralty Island National Monument.Tongass National Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole approved the plan, which authorizes the mining company...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-09/hecla-gets-expansion-rights-admiralty-m
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