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Photo: A sapling by any other name...

Juneau Mayor Bruce Botelho holds a sapling upright as Marc Matsil, director of the city Parks and Recreation Department, left, and Elizabeth Bochynski shovel earth over the roots. The young...
Alaska Digest

...issues at JUNEAU - Construction work will begin Friday on Perseverance Trail, Juneau Parks and Recreation Director Marc Matsil announced Wednesday. The work was slated to start Nov. 3, but early snows delayed contractors. The trail will be...
Experts: Skate at your own risk

...weekend - but those in charge of the ponds and lakes skaters love to frequent this time of year are still urging caution. Marc Matsil, Parks and Recreation director for the city, estimates there were 100 skaters on Sunday alone. "It was pretty incredible...
'Exciting time' for Juneau pool

...Canada and Tennessee. On the weekend, she does adventure racing. But Jacobi - as well as Parks and Recreation Director Marc Matsil and Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee Chairman Jeffrey Wilson - all use the word "exciting" to describe Dimond...
New aquatic center slated for spring opening

...lap pool, leisure pool and hot tub, along with a lazy river and other water features. Parks and Recreation Director Marc Matsil said he is thrilled with the progress. "It's an incredibly exciting time," he said. "The pool is literally morphing...
Commissioners to review parks plan

...The update has been in the works for the past few years, with opportunities for public comment along the way, said Marc Matsil, director of the Department of Recreation and Parks. The chapter, which Matsil referred to as the "nuts and bolts...
Perseverance Trail gets blasted

...We're thinking that we can keep that timetable, but who knows what other curveballs the weather has in store," said Marc Matsil, Juneau Parks and Recreation director. "We need 90 days to get this work in," said Trail Mix executive director...
Thanks for adding to ZGYC's covered area

...Center on Aug. 6: City of Juneau personnel, including acting City Manager Kim Kiefer, and Mayor Bruce Botelho; Marc Matsil, Sheila Fisher, Brent Fischer, Carol Ackerman, Larry Blatnick, Donnyel Burras, Brian Davies, Erica George, Terry...
Assembly OKs updated plan for pedestrians, bikes

...approved the update of its nonmotorized transportation plan Monday, its first since 1997. Parks and Recreation Director Marc Matsil said the plan guides development from a community-wide perspective and takes a more holistic approach to transportation...
Infrared gadgets track Juneau hikers

...The information may improve trail management and perhaps secure more funding for them. Parks and Recreation Director Marc Matsil estimated 100,000 people use Juneau's trails each year. He suspects it's a conservative estimate, but one he...


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