Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center to host 'Creatures of the Night'

...Forest Service-hosted Fall Fun Festival, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Kids of all ages are invited to join in the festivities.This year's event kicks off National Bat Week...
Winter hours begin at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center is now operating on winter hours, which run from 10 a great time to explore the Visitor Center area," Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Assistant Director Laurie Lamm said. "The days are just...
Off the Beaten Path: Dogs of our lives

...have hanging in our room is of her and Pancho.After picking up Pancho, we dropped a bike off near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center and drove to the trailhead of Thunder Mountain off Jennifer Drive. Giant spruce and hemlock trees towered...
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.
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...
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...


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