Bird Bits: Yellow marks the drop zone

...the food being delivered by parents. The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center is home to one colony of barn swallows...Society. View the living bird op art at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center and see them soon, before they fledge...
Salmon return, US Forest Service closes backside of Steep Creek Trail

...salmon returned to Steep Creek, near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, on Saturday, July 26. Each year returning...they tend to stay in the open longer," Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center naturalist Laurie Craig said. Hikers and...
Study: Climate change will extend tourism

...tourism to Alaska - "last-chance 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...
Photo: Shouting from the rooftops

Barn swallows chicks call out to a parent bringing food on the pavilion roof at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on Monday.
Late-night search for missing hiker resolves with a phone call

...Nugget Creek trail and ended up waiting for daylight to make his way back down. Clark safely returned to the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center by 6:45 a.m.Troopers had received a report shortly before midnight last night that Clark had gone on...
Ice cave collapse

...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 ice fell from the edge of the glacial overhang...
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Forest Service reopens Nugget Falls trail

The Nugget Falls trail at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center has reopened for hikers. Although the end...Juneau Ranger District at 586-8800 or the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center at 789-0097.
USFS: Ice caves 'will soon collapse'

...stated in a news release. The cause is 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...
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Public welcome at Today Show filming

Juneau residents and visitors are welcome to crowd at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center for a chance to be on national TV - just leave the latte at home, center director John Neary said."We do have bears roaming...
Underwater salmon cam operating again occasional black bear captured the attention of Internet viewers worldwide. The underwater webcam at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center beamed live video to the Forest Service's YouTube site during the salmon run, and more than 27,000 people...


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