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Photo: Kayaking in the wilderness

Kevin Hood, Wilderness Program Manager for the Juneau Ranger District of the U.S. Forest Service, right, trains, Peter Landres, US Forest Service Ecologist with the Aldo Leopold Research Institute...
Meetings set for invasive plants discussion

...Yakutat Kwaan Forest Service Conference Room. Details: Susan, 784-3359.? 4-7:30 p.m., Monday, Juneau Ranger District Office Conference Room. Details: John or Rick, 586-8800.? 4-7 p.m., July 21, Angoon Tribal Hall...
Portions of Steep Creek trail temporarily closed

...access to Moraine Ecology Trail from trailheads at Mendenhall River, Dredge Lake, Glacier Spur Road and the Juneau Ranger District parking lot. Signs have been posted at the four access trails alerting trail users to the closure. The closure...
Local Sports Calendar for Friday, July 10

...m., Dredge Lakes Mountain Bike Race. Registration (and parking) begins at 2 p.m. at trailhead behind Juneau Ranger District office on Back Loop Road. $10 race registration. Must be a Juneau Freewheelers member to participate. Annual...
New 2015 Juneau Icefield map available the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, the Juneau Ranger District front desk, and the map machine located in the...National Forest Map Store or The USGS Store. Both the Juneau Ranger District and the Mendenhall Visitor Center will be selling...
Trail roundup 2015

...rainy conditions.Peterson Lake TrailA Trail Mix crew is "going gangbusters" at Peterson Lake Trail, said Juneau Ranger District Recreation Program Manager Ed Grossman. "It's just looking great."For the past couple seasons, Trail Mix...
Youth fishing events announced across Southeast

...Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and all persons should bring proper footwear and clothing.The Juneau Ranger District's annual Family Fishing Day will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 13 at Twin Lakes. Partners...
Empire Editorial: Put it 'cold out'

...firefighter with the U.S. Forest Service on the Juneau Ranger District, about four years ago. And, Stransky's advice...historically the busiest time for U.S. Forest Service Juneau Ranger District firefighters. They access fire locations by boat...
What's happening this week

...reception immediately following. Details: or Ranger District's annual Family Fishing Day, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 13, Twin Lakes in Juneau. Partners are the Alaska...
USFS invites public to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day; bird walks begin

...participants can stop by and see birds any time during the morning. For more information contact Gwen Baluss at the Juneau Ranger District, 907-789-6254 or e-mail at Juneau Audubon Society bird walks for the rest of...


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