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Glacier Bay gull egg legislation signed into law

...in their traditional homeland of Glacier Bay National Park, according to a...particular, the islands in lower Glacier Bay called K'wat' Aani (Land of...Gull egg harvest was curtailed in Glacier Bay in the mid-twentieth century...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-01/glacier-bay-gull-egg-legislation-sig
Outdoors
Prospectus Solicits Proposals for Operation of Glacier Bay Lodge and Tour Vessel Services

...National Park Service has released a prospectus soliciting proposals for the Glacier Bay Lodge concession operation in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. Glacier Bay Lodge is an architecturally award winning 56-room lodge located in Bartlett...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-24/prospectus-solicits-proposals-operation
Local
At Wrangell, the cause for a grin is a bear

...Wrangell has LeConte glacier nearby, but other Alaska glaciers are more photogenic or easier to get to. Sitka and Glacier Bay are already known for whale watching. That left bears. "What we do have is Anan," she said.Anan Creek is home...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-30/wrangell-cause-grin-bear
Local
Gustavus meadows

...occupy old stream beds that crossed the glacial outwash plain before the glaciers retreated to the upper reaches of Glacier Bay. The meadows are now surrounded by young spruce forest, where the mossy forest floor supports thousands upon thousands...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-25/gustavus-meadows
Outdoors
ACS restores service to Southeast customers

...she knew of in the town of about 400 residents."We just sat here and shook like a bowl full of jelly," she said.Glacier Bay Lodge also reported no damages.The quake did not affect electric utility users, a spokesperson for Alaska Electric...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-25/acs-restores-service-southeast-customer
Local
Uses for spill planning tool expanding

...the data are the Southwest Alaska Peninsula, including King Cove and Sand Point, which are imaged but not mapped, Glacier Bay, the Pribilof Islands and Unimak Pass.The western Aleutians will be particularly difficult, and may have to be done...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-21/uses-spill-planning-tool-expanding
State
NPS announced temporary closure due to nesting birds

The superintendent of Glacier Bay, Philip Hooge, announced the closure...to change their behavior. Visitors to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve can contact...regarding closures and other regulations in Glacier Bay.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-04/nps-announced-temporary-closure-due-
Outdoors
Speed limit in place for boats in Glacier Bay

...are being implemented in lower Glacier Bay to protect numerous humpback whales...calf pairs. The designated lower Glacier Bay whale waters include the waters extending from the mouth of Glacier Bay to a line drawn between the northern...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-16/speed-limit-place-boats-glacier-bay
Outdoors
Whale waters update for Glacier Bay

...13-knot vessel speed limit in lower Glacier Bay will be raised to 20 knots through...including those Park waters outside Glacier Bay proper. In addition, vessel operators...designations prior to entering Glacier Bay by calling 907-697-2627 or...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-06/whale-waters-update-glacier-bay
Outdoors
482-pound halibut caught near Glacier Bay

...Phillips aboard the Icy Rose on July 3 when he hooked and landed a 95-inch, 482-pound halibut near the mouth of Glacier Bay.The "barn door" halibut would challenge the 459-pound International Game Fish Association world record caught...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-11/482-pound-halibut-caught-near-glacie
Outdoors

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