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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
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
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
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
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
Forest Service reopens Nugget Falls trail

The Nugget Falls trail at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center has reopened for hikers. Although the end of the...Ranger District at 586-8800 or the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center at 789-0097.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-18/forest-service-reopens-nugget-falls-
Outdoors
USFS: Ice caves 'will soon collapse'

...news release. The cause is presumed to be heavy rainfall paired with "typical summer melting."Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center director John Neary flew over the ice cave on Wednesday en route to view the condition of Suicide Basin."Although...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-18/usfs-ice-caves-will-soon-collapse
State | Local
'TODAY Show' at glacier attracts 1,500 fans

...the filming in the wee hours of Thursday at the glacier visitor center. "It was scary, but I did it."Morales and...many years."The U.S. Forest Service, the glacier visitor center and the Juneau Convention and Visitors Bureau also...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-10/today-show-glacier-attracts-1500-fans
Local
Public welcome at Today Show filming

Juneau residents and visitors are welcome to crowd at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center for a chance to be on national TV - just leave the latte at home, center director John Neary said."We do have bears roaming...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-09/public-welcome-today-show-filming
Local

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