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Juneau's future, seen in sepia

...In the 20th century alone, the glacier has retreated more than a mile.John Neary, named director of the Mendenhall Visitor Center in 2013, has welcomed opportunities to educate the public about wildlife and the glacier itself. He hopes to...
Climate-change education this weekend at the glacier

...environmental studies Joshua Howe will discuss climate change and his book, "Behind the Curve," at this Friday's Mendenhall Visitor Center Fireside Lecture. Over the past decade, the Mendenhall Glacier has become a powerful, almost visceral symbol...
Public comment meeting scheduled for Mendenhall fee increase

A public meeting will be held 5-7 p.m. Tuesday night at the Mendenhall Visitor Center to discuss proposed improvements to facilities and increased visitor fees. The director of the Visitor Center will give a presentation...
Photo: Against a cloudy sky

Lights from the Mendenhall Visitor Center glow through panoramic windows Sunday in Juneau. The visitor center is open for winter hours, now through March, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
Room to fly: Model plane society secures landing strip, flight area

...and the Forest Service combined funds - $1,131 from the club and $2,400 from visitor entry fees for the Mendenhall Visitor Center - to build a special landing strip in the parking lot. "It just looks like a well-packed surface that is...
Neighbors Digest

...intense blizzards and melting pack ice to a frightening encounter with a polar bear. After participating in the Mendenhall Visitor Center Fireside Chat on Jan. 16, Flowers will present at the Douglas Public Library at 4 p.m. on Jan. 17. For...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...environmental education activities for local children, along with the ongoing usual interpretive activities, The Mendenhall Visitor Center achieved a place in the lifestyle, environmental education, public understanding and appreciation, and the...
Neighbors mailbox

...Wickersham staff; Last Chance Mining Museum; Sentinel Island Lighthouse; Alaska Gastineau and Gold Mine Tour; Mendenhall Visitor Center staff and Jim Geraghty; Macaulay Salmon Hatchery; Alaskan Brewery Company; Alaska Historical Library and...
Mendenhall Visitor Center closed to prep for tourist season

In order to prepare for an extremely busy season this year, the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center has announced in a press release it will temporarily suspend its visiting hours, effective immediately.
Photo: Bear it and grin

Mendenhall Visitors Center Director Ron Marvin watches a brown colored black bear walk across a pathway at the Mendenhall Glacier on Wednesday. Bears have been wondering around looking for food recently according the U.S. Forest Service.


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