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At glacier, a casual jökulhlaup season

...biggest flood. Tuesday's flood caused no measurable property damage and closed none of the trails near the lake, but John Neary, director of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, is uneasy about the future. Since 2011, jökulhlaups have become...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-22/glacier-casual-j%C3%B6kulhlaup-season
Local
More guided tours on tap for glacier

...near the entrance to the area."The restrooms are one of our most popular things out here," visitor center Director John Neary said at the glacier Friday.The Forest Service expects to bring in an additional $750,000 to $1.9 million in revenue...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-12/more-guided-tours-tap-glacier
Local
East Glacier Trail opens; users cautioned about bear activity

...bear to react aggressively."Bear 103 has been moving around Dredge Lakes and encountering more dogs off leash" said John Neary, director of the Visitor Center, in a release. "Give bears plenty of space, do not approach them, back away if...

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

...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 this month, No. 103 and her...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-26/agitated-bear-lingering-cubs-near-dredg
Local
Glacier visitor center to increase fees in 2016

...parking area, Photo Point Trail and all restroom facilities, according to Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Director John Neary."It only applies to the east side," Neary said by phone, "and even on the east side, it only applies to very...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-03/glacier-visitor-center-increase-fees
Outdoors
Celebrate Earth Day at the glacier

...This year's theme is 'Driving the Rain,'" said John Neary, visitor center director. "It's a reference to rain-based...World on Renewables." At noon visitor center director John Neary shares ideas on "Driving the Rain at Mendenhall...

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

...and renewable energy to reduce our dependency on carbon fuels."This year's theme is 'Driving the Rain,' said John Neary, visitor center director, in a release. "It's a reference to rain-based hydropower as the source of energy for...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-15/forest-service-host-earth-day-celebration
Art
Juneau's future, seen in sepia

...glory behind Assembly members at City Hall.In the 20th century alone, the glacier has retreated more than a mile.John Neary, named director of the Mendenhall Visitor Center in 2013, has welcomed opportunities to educate the public about wildlife...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-23/juneaus-future-seen-sepia
Local
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 Glacier...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-12/near-encounters-defensive-bear-close-po
Local
Fireside Lectures begin Friday

...Service's Fireside Lecture Series begins Friday, Jan. 9 with a presentation by visitor center director and pack-rafter John Neary, who will speak about paddling across Admiralty Island on the historic canoe route used for hundreds of years by the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-08/fireside-lectures-begin-friday
Art

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