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Text message helps searchers locate lost hiker

...reported that he had been hiking East Glacier Trail and Nugget Creek Trail, which begin behind the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, and that he got lost and was stuck on a high ledge somewhere. He texted a picture of his location to Juneau-based...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-12/text-message-helps-searchers-locate-los
Local
JIRPers present research

...they've been working this summer during a presentation at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Some of the projects include studies of beetles on nunataks (exposed ridges not covered with ice in or at the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-15/jirpers-present-research
Outdoors
Jökulhlaup 2: Flood anew

...explained. "So one of our people did call the Glacier Visitor Center to see if there was anything they could see from...something coming out of there."The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center could not immediately be reached for comment, nor...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-12/j%C3%B6kulhlaup-2-flood-anew
Local
Zack Bursell claims 2nd Aukeman title

...three legs, the first being a 750-meter swim in Auke lake, then a 19-kilometer bike race to the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center and then back to UAS, before finishing with a 5k run starting at UAS and then looping back. Bursell relied on...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-03/zack-bursell-claims-2nd-aukeman-title
Sports
Bird Bits: Yellow marks the drop zone

...food being delivered by parents. The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center is home to one colony of barn swallows, although...View the living bird op art at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center and see them soon, before they fledge. ? Patricia...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-01/bird-bits-yellow-marks-drop-zone
Outdoors
Photo: Shouting from the rooftops

Barn swallows chicks call out to a parent bringing food on the pavilion roof at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on Monday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-29/photo-shouting-rooftops
Local
Ice cave collapse

...that's our concern that this may invite more people in," said John Neary, the director of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, which is run by the Forest Service.Several large chunks of ice fell from the edge of the glacial overhang...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-20/ice-cave-collapse
State | Local
Salmon return, US Forest Service closes backside of Steep Creek Trail

...salmon returned to Steep Creek, near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, on Saturday, July 26. Each year returning salmon...tend to stay in the open longer," Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center naturalist Laurie Craig said. Hikers and bikers...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-01/salmon-return-us-forest-service-clos
Outdoors
Study: Climate change will extend tourism

...Alaska - "last-chance tourism," as polar ecology scientist Peter Convey calls it.Convey and Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center director John Neary presented a forum via teleconference Tuesday on the effects of climate change on Alaska's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-31/study-climate-change-will-extend-touris
Local
Late-night search for missing hiker resolves with a phone call

...Creek trail and ended up waiting for daylight to make his way back down. Clark safely returned to the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center by 6:45 a.m.Troopers had received a report shortly before midnight last night that Clark had gone on a hike...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-24/late-night-search-missing-hiker-resolve
Local

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