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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Fee changes proposed for Mendenhall Glacier area in infrastructure, and raising the fee would allow for additional investments to be made, visitor center director John Neary said Tuesday.The agency cites declining budgets and an effort to improve the visitor experience as reasons for the...
Empire Editorial: What is the cost of beauty?

...The more you're around something, the more you take it for granted and the less marvelous it becomes.Just ask John Neary, the director of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, for evidence. He's heard an earful since he announced that...
Juneau Cabaret set for Sunday

...Brown, Beatrice Caujolle, Audrea Evans, Alyssa Fisher, Derrick Grimes, John Haywood, Tom Melville, Jocelyn Miles, John Neary, Madi Nolan, Olivia Shrum and Salissa Thole.Food, beer and wine will be available for purchase.Juneau Cabaret...
Arts calendar

...m., Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery, 223 Seward St. Free and open to the public.Fireside Lecture with John Neary, 6:30 p.m. and repeats at 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Neary will speak about paddling across...
Around Town for Friday, Jan. 9

...Gallery, 223 Seward St. Free and open to the public.Fireside Lecture: "Pack-Rafting Across Admiralty Island with John Neary, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. Details: 789-0097.Tlingit...


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