Final Fireside chat shows Juneau in a new way

...near-giant spruce and hemlocks.The annual back-to-back Fireside Lectures began in 1962 when the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center opened as the first visitor center managed by the U.S. Forest Service in the United States.The first lecture...
Around town for Friday, March 27

...21 may attend with a legal parent or guardian. For more information visit: Glacier Visitor Center Fireside Lecture Series, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. "Seeing the Forest for the Trees" by Richard Carstensen...
Exploring the realities of the 'butterfly effect' in Alaska

...can change the course of the future. Juneau biologist and naturalist Bob Armstrong spoke at a recent Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Fireside lecture about "Natural Connections in Alaska," the subject, and title, of a book he wrote with ecologist...
Photographer Bob Armstrong to lead Fireside chat

...and naturalist Bob Armstrong will bring nature's connections to the big screen in the auditorium of Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center for this week's Fireside Lecture on Friday, March 20. Armstrong will present a series of video vignettes to...
What's happening this week

...and 29. Fireside Lecture: Photographer Bob Armstrong, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Friday, March 20, Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Well-known Juneau photographer/author/naturalist Bob Armstrong will present a series of video vignettes...
March 13 Fireside Lecture to focus on bats

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center's Fireside Lecture on Friday, March 13 addresses new research...lecture occurs on Friday, March 13. Doors to the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center open at 6 p.m. The final 2015 lecture is March 27.The...
'Special' whale to be featured at Fireside chat

For this week's Fireside Lecture, the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center will host Michelle Ridgway and Kate Wynne on Friday, March 6 who will discuss their work on a freshly-deceased humpback whale...
Little brown bats headline Fireside Lecture

Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center's Fireside Lecture tonight addresses new research on bats, the state's only flying mammal. Alaska Department of Fish and...
Yax te totem begins life anew

...under the guidance of landscape architect Linn Forest. (In Juneau, Forest also helped design the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.)Sitka-based carver Tommy Joseph examined the pole in 2010, determining that it was in good enough condition...
Around town for Friday, Feb. 27 of the Juneau community hospital.Medenhall Glacier Visitor Center fireside lecture, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. The topic will be "Jokulhlaup! Suicide Basin's...


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