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Free guided hikes Jan. 1 in parks in all 50 states

...as 19th century homesteaders. In Alaska, more than 30 hardy souls turned out last Jan. 1 for a hike at the Eagle River Nature Center in Chugach State Park that lasted an hour and a half despite temperatures well below zero. This coming Jan...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-12-21/free-guided-hikes-jan-1-parks-all-50
Outdoors
Around The Bases and Sports Shorts

...29th annual Crow Pass Crossing. The 24-mile trek along the Crow Pass Trail, starting near Girdwood, to the Eagle River Nature Center has a total gradient of 5,959 feet with a peak elevation gain of 3,888 feet. Nagel finished 35th overall...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-07-23/around-bases-and-sports-shorts
Sports
Crow Pass an adventure worth taking

...from just north of Girdwood all the way to the Eagle River Nature center - is at the limits of what most folks can do in...river crossing it's another 5-6 hours to the Eagle River Nature Center. There are campsites along the route for those...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-01/crow-pass-adventure-worth-taking
State
Book chronicles man's treks in Alaska wilderness

...walks into the woods alone, but he hasn't exactly given up his wilderness ways. He still volunteers at the Eagle River Nature Center (he carries a chain saw in the back of his used Subaru) weekly, and admitted he hasn't gotten over his fondness...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-30/book-chronicles-mans-treks-alaska-wilde
State
Eagle River house a model of sustainability

...family.Curt and Cindee Karns' Eagle River home epitomizes sustainable living. Located just two miles from the Eagle River Nature Center, their house not only limits waste, it turns waste into a resource.The south-facing front of the house...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-17/eagle-river-house-model-sustainability
State
Officials spreading avalanche safety tips

...expert Blaine Smith, a trails planner for Alaska State Parks.A former mountain guide, Smith stopped by the Eagle River Nature Center on Dec. 9 to give a seminar on avalanche safety basics. The most important thing to remember, he said, is...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-12-24/officials-spreading-avalanche-safety-ti
Local
In search of Alaska's butterflies

...and challenge, and the possibility of making a new scientific discovery. Carole Lloyd, a naturalist at the Eagle River Nature Center, said she got hooked on the hobby 10 years ago when she realized how little was known about the butterflies...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071303/out_butterflies.shtml
Outdoors
Briefly

...were treated and released Wednesday night. The crash site was described by the Federal Aviation Administration as approximately three miles south of Flattop Mountain. Four people survived a wreck Tuesday near the Eagle River Nature Center.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080201/sta_StateBriefs.shtml
News
Anchorage wasps send dozens to emergency room

...with respiratory distress." Wasps attacked Al Meiners a few weeks ago while he was leading trail work near the Eagle River Nature Center. The hornets flew up his pants, stung his hands and bit his neck. "Oh, man, they hit me pretty good, maybe...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083104/sta_wasps.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...people, said state wildlife biologist Rick Sinnott. And at midweek, state biologists killed a bear near the Eagle River Nature Center. It had been raiding the center's trash and was suspected in the deaths of at least three neighborhood dogs...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072400/Loc_aroundthestate.shtml

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