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Predicting seal behavior

...weather that's not too windy or rainy, so it's easier for them to regulate their body temperature.Studies in Disenchantment Bay and other locations have shown that depending on the kind of boat, its speed, and its direction, seals do leave...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-29/predicting-seal-behavior
Outdoors
NMFS plans workshops on harbor seal protections

...Yakutat Bay, which leads to Disenchantment Bay and the spectacular Hubbard...potential conservation measures in Disenchantment Bay and other Alaska glacial habitats...ships can be found some days in Disenchantment Bay, she said."We're not...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-12/nmfs-plans-workshops-harbor-seal-protec
State
Yakutat wants state to plan flood response

...blocked the entrance to Russell Fiord for more than four months in 1986 before an ice dam broke and water flushed into Disenchantment Bay. But local officials are alarmed by this most recent closure because it has been formed by a seemingly sturdy rock...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080902/sta_floodplan.shtml
News
Tribe protests glacier tours

...hurting the seal population in Disenchantment Bay, site of the glacier in northern...the seal birthing season in Disenchantment Bay is over, the Yakutat tribe...were scheduled to come into (Disenchantment) Bay this year was the limit, and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081001/Loc_TribeTours.shtml
Local
New rules may separate ships, seals

...Administration, say cruise ships making their way through Disenchantment Bay on their way to the glacier flush seals from ice...according to the study, with as many as five ships in Disenchantment Bay visiting in one day. Alaska Cruise Association...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011611/sta_770776879.shtml
News
Glacier view fee

...honor it because the ships do not come into Yakutat's docks. They bypass the community, entering Yakutat Bay and Disenchantment Bay to view the Hubbard Glacier. So, in lieu of the head tax the industry and the city and borough have been trying...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111802/let_glacier.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...an alternate to the Native harbor seal commission, said he counted five seals and a pup in three days in May in Disenchantment Bay near Yakutat. There should have been hundreds, he said. Harbor seals have declined by up to half in Glacier Bay...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012501/Loc_Seals.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...disturbed pregnant seals in nearby Disenchantment Bay. The penalty was severe because...Natives consider Yakutat's Disenchantment Bay a sacred place, cruise lines...observes a demarcation line across Disenchantment Bay about two miles from the face...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012901/Loc_Yakutat.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...subsistence animals in nearby Disenchantment Bay, a prime birthing area for...city. demarcation line across Disenchantment Bay roughly four miles away from...limit the number of ships in Disenchantment Bay to one at a time and ban vessels...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032601/Loc_headtax.shtml
Cruise ship traffic stresses harbor seals

...Monday on seal behavior in Disenchantment Bay, a Southeast fjord that cruise...the more time ships spend in Disenchantment Bay, the closer the seals come...compared harbor seal numbers in Disenchantment Bay with those of Icy Bay, a nearby...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032906/sta_20060329015.shtml
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