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Winter hours begin at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

...been recently sighted near Steep Creek and drivers of Glacier Spur Road are reminded to observe posted speed limits. "Even though the speed cushions have been removed", Director John Neary said, "the posted limits will be enforced."
Study: Climate change will extend tourism

...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 tourism industry. The forum...
Salmon return, US Forest Service closes backside of Steep Creek Trail

...friends and neighbors are as excited to see the fish and bears return to Steep Creek as we are," visitor center director John Neary said. "Visitors from all over the world have the experience of a lifetime when they see a bear."USFS policy at the...
Ice cave collapse

...still accessible."The entrance is not blocked, and 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...
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USFS: Ice caves 'will soon collapse' 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 ice caves are inherently...
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Slow down or hit a big bump at glacier

...she said.The Juneau Police Department did weeklong traffic studies in June and August last year, center director John Neary said in a previous Empire report, and found that 43 percent of vehicles were speeding on the last stretch of road where...
Alaskan survival story

...of the mistakes he made on the water. He said he hopes his story can help others from getting into similar trouble.John Neary, the director of the Visitor Center, said one important thing that can be gleaned from the story is that Mendenhall...
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Climate change coming... to glacier center

...knows of its bustling crowds and long lines. But rather than just getting more space to pack them in, center director John Neary wants to make a difference with the construction - transforming the place into a "climate change education center...
Ice safety training Saturday at glacier visitor center

...adjacent to the visitor center."This program is aimed at keeping people safe in winter," visitor center director John Neary said. "Being prepared and knowing how to save yourself and those around you in case you fall through ice is a really...


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