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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-12/text-message-helps-searchers-locate-los
Local
JIRPers present research

...which they've been working this summer during a presentation at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Some of the projects include studies of beetles on nunataks (exposed ridges not covered with ice in or...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-15/jirpers-present-research
Outdoors
Jökulhlaup 2: Flood anew

...ripples and white caps on the right side of the glacier, so it might be something coming out of there."The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center could not immediately be reached for comment, nor could the U.S. Forest Service. Reports indicated Skater's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-12/j%C3%B6kulhlaup-2-flood-anew
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-03/zack-bursell-claims-2nd-aukeman-title
Sports
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-01/bird-bits-yellow-marks-drop-zone
Outdoors
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.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-29/photo-shouting-rooftops
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-20/ice-cave-collapse
State | Local
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.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-18/forest-service-reopens-nugget-falls-
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-18/usfs-ice-caves-will-soon-collapse
State | Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-01/salmon-return-us-forest-service-clos
Outdoors

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