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People can see all sorts of things through the telescopes in the observatory room of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center: an up-close view of the glacier, icebergs on the glacier-fed lake and wildlife roaming the mountainsides.
Interpreters take on a new look at Mendenhall Glacier

After years of wearing ranger-style shirts and U.S. Forest Service badges, the naturalists at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center are donning a more "visitor-friendly" uniform.
Rock slide blocks glacier trail

A large rock slide carrying monster boulders and a few spruce trees and alder bushes has blocked a well-trodden path leading to Nugget Falls, just south of Juneau's Mendenhall Glacier.
Bear activity shuts down glacier trail

Due to some close encounters between bears and people, the U.S. Forest Service has temporarily closed a substantial section of the Steep Creek Trail at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.
Dog owners put Valley wolf at risk

...habituated to people and food are far more likely to bite people than wolves that are left alone. Larry Musarra, director of the visitor center, said the situation is similar to problems he faces seasonally with people and bears. "Some people are being...

...natural history and ecology of old-growth forest in the area. For more information call Dale Campbell, director of the visitors' center, at 790-7425, or Richard Carstensen at 463-5511. 4-H ski club still meeting The 4-H Nordic Ski...

...1990. A slide show appropriate for all ages will be featured. For more information call Dale Campbell, director of the visitors center, at 790-7425. PGRA reunion planned The Patrol Gunboat Reunion Association is seeking former crew members...
Naturally naturalists

Someone once said the only dumb question is the one that never gets asked. That being said, the U.S. Forest Service's seasonal interpreters at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center sure get some strange questions.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

More than 1,400 girl and adult Girl Scouts in 17 Southeast Alaska communities are selling the cookies, which will arrive around the first of March. Funds go to support scout activities. Program focuses on trees A program on "Community Landmark Trees" will be presented from 2 to 4 p.m.


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