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My Turn: Denali says it all

...when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Mt. Kennedy was named in his honor. Soon afterward the National Geographic Society sponsored a team which reached its summit. Among the climbers was the late president's brother, Robert...
Author to speak on sacred headwaters, threatened salmon

Author and National Geographic Society Explorer for the Millenium Wade Davis is coming to Juneau today for a free talk on industrial development in the sacred headwaters...
Celebrate geography at 2nd annual Geofest

...University of Alaska Fairbanks and National Geographic. The event is funded in part by a grant from the National Geographic Society Education Foundation.For more information call 907-474-7496.
This Day in History

...a nursery (considered a novel feature). In 1954, Dr. Gilbert Grosvenor, chairman of the board of the National Geographic Society, stopped in Juneau on his first Alaska tour. In 1960, President Dwight Eisenhower visited Alaska during...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...want to win it next year I have to study a little bit harder because he knows his stuff," she said. The National Geographic Society sponsors the bee. Nearly 5 million students nationally participate in the bees, the society estimates. Rachel...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...conducted in Alaska,'' said the biologist. Hulbert, along with four other scientists and a crew from the National Geographic Society, plan to tag and release as many salmon sharks as they can catch while aboard the research vessel ``Montague...
Packing a digital punch

...Mendenhall Glacier project has cost EIS $2 million so far; funding support for the project has come from the National Geographic Society, NASA, Nikon and the National Science Foundation, as well as from private foundations and individual contributors...
Bears, humans coexist in park

...powerful eruption of the 20th century and one of the five largest in recorded history.The valley was why the National Geographic Society petitioned for Katmai to be a national park, believing it would be the next Yellowstone because of its geothermal...
MyTurn: The Importance of 'where'

...materials and guides. A great place to start is the National Geographic Society's website at schools in your district are part of the National Geographic Society's "Geographic Bee." Every spring Alaska...
Alaska on Paper

...starvation, and cannibalism. Anthony Brandt is the editor of the Adventure Classics series published by National Geographic Society Press, and the books editor at National Geographic Adventure magazine. Formerly the book critic at Men's...


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