Suspicious tree fires puzzle Forest Service

...The next report came Aug. 5 on the Forest Service-maintained Trail of Time, which begins behind the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Another burned tree was also found on the Under Thunder trail beneath Thunder Mountain in the valley...
Text message helps searchers locate lost hiker

...Lam reported that he had been hiking East Glacier Trail and Nugget Creek Trail, which begin behind the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, and that he got lost and was stuck on a high ledge somewhere. He texted a picture of his location to Juneau-based...
Zack Bursell claims 2nd Aukeman title

...of three legs, the first being a 750-meter swim in Auke lake, then a 19-kilometer bike race to the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center and then back to UAS, before finishing with a 5k run starting at UAS and then looping back. Bursell relied...
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...
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.
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...
'Today Show' coming to Juneau

...on the East Coast, the show will begin at 3 a.m. Alaska time, and the filming will take place at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Pavilion. Typically the recreation area is closed from midnight to 6 a.m., but the Forest Service is...


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