Boats, seals, and the water (not) between

...Bay, are in Southeast Alaska - see around a combined 500 cruise ship visits per year, not including ship visits to Glacier Bay. The fjords are also important nursery areas for harbor seal pups.Sometimes, however, the interests of pups and...
What's happening this week, July 8-14

...happened when actor John Barrymore sailed the Infanta to Lemesurier Island to visit friends at a homestead not far from Glacier Bay. Discussion to follow. See this week's CCW for details. Summerfest Unplugged: "Into the Wild," 7:30 p.m...
Perseverance Theatre hosts Summerfest Unplugged

...happened when actor John Barrymore sailed the Infanta to Lemesurier Island to visit friends at a homestead not far from Glacier Bay. It will be presented Saturday, July 11, at 4 p.m. and Sunday, July 12, at 7:30 p.m."Into the Wild...
Glacier Bay tribal house coordinators selected

Melissa Senac of Gustavus has been selected for a two-year term position to assist in planning the 2016 grand opening celebration for the Huna Tribal House, as well as cooperatively developing interpretive and operational plans for the facility, announced Superintendent Philip Hooge. Hoonah Indian Association's Tribal Administrator Robert Starbard announced that Darlene See will serve as the tribe's counterpart in the planning efforts.
Speed restrictions established to protect Glacier Bay whales

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is implementing...13 knots for vessels traveling in lower Glacier Bay, lower Whidbey Passage, Fingers Bay...park waters, including those outside Glacier Bay proper. Boaters are being advised to...
Riverbend Elementary School thankful for Science Night help

...Our garden looks good and our compost is underway. Thank you to John and Carolyn Martin for sharing the story of the Glacier Bay people and of Salmon Boy. Special thanks to the UAS cooperative extension, NOAA, Discovery Southeast, Gastineau...
NPS ponders Glacier Bay climate program

The National Park Service is proposing a new long-term climate monitoring program at Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.In an email message, NPS proposes placing automatic weather stations in a grid pattern across the...
Gustavus girls got next Juneau-Douglas High School.Gustavus, a town of 400 year-round residents, is about 50 miles from Juneau. Glacier Bay National Park surrounds it on three sides; Icy Strait is on the other.Accompanied by coach Jess Mulligan and parent...
New Icy Strait Point pier project under construction

...owned by approximately 1,350 Alaska Natives with aboriginal ties to Hoonah and the Glacier Bay area. Located 35 miles west of Juneau and 22 miles from Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Icy Strait Point is the only private large-ship destination...
Sunday brings warmest temperature of the year so far; more warmth expected this week

...Juneau and occasionally in the capital city. Twenty-knot winds are expected to continue this morning in Lynn Canal and Glacier Bay.With warm, dry conditions accompanied by wind, the weather service is cautioning that fire danger will rise by later...


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