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East Glacier Trail opens; users cautioned about bear activity

JUNEAU ? The U.S. Forest Service has reopened the East Glacier trail near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, however, Forest Service and Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials are cautioning trail users to remain aware of an assertive...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27/east-glacier-trail-opens-users-cautioned-
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Agitated bear lingering with cubs near Dredge Lake

...resident who reported the sighting on Facebook.In a message on the Tongass National Forest website, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center director John Neary said "she remains protective of her cubs and should be given plenty of space."Earlier...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-26/agitated-bear-lingering-cubs-near-dredg
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Near encounters with defensive bear close popular Mendenhall Glacier trail

As the director of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, John Neary is used to working with bears.His latest close encounter, however, contributed to the closure of one of the Mendenhall...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-12/near-encounters-defensive-bear-close-po
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Photo: Crossbill sighting

A white-winged Crossbill clings to the rock wall of the Pavilion at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center on Tuesday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-20/photo-crossbill-sighting
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What's happening this week

...Details: juneauopera.org. Earth Day celebration, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday. April 18, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Hosted by the US Forest Service. This year's theme is "Driving the Rain." Event will feature a variety...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-15/whats-happening-week
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Weekend community bike ride scheduled

...event starts at 1 p.m. at Marine Park and will follow bike paths to the Earth Day celebration at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.The event marks the kickoff of the Be Safe, Be Seen Project, which invites cyclists to use headlights and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-15/weekend-community-bike-ride-scheduled
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Juneau police pedal to bike school

...office.At each of the three stops, they were required to perform tasks, such as riding down the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center pavilion stairs, changing out tires or inflating them at the end of the Auke Lake trail."Good job Officer...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-29/juneau-police-pedal-bike-school
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Celebrate Earth Day at the glacier

...from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.Earth Day's main focus is education on sustainable...Conservation Council as exhibitors.Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center is closed during April except for Earth Day's...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-17/celebrate-earth-day-glacier
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Forest Service to host Earth Day celebration April 18 at Mendenhall Glacier

...from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.Earth Day's main focus is education on sustainable...Conservation Council as exhibitors.Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center is closed during April except for Earth Day's...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-15/forest-service-host-earth-day-celebration
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No sign of person who shouted for help at glacier

...that leads to the Mendenhall Glacier and Nugget Falls waterfall. It's easily accessible from the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. The mountains that surround the glacier, however, are steep and rugged terrain.Authorities asked hikers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-30/no-sign-person-who-shouted-help-glacier
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