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Prospectus Solicits Proposals for Operation of Glacier Bay Lodge and Tour Vessel Services

The National Park Service has released a prospectus soliciting proposals for the Glacier Bay Lodge concession operation in Glacier Bay National Park and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-24/prospectus-solicits-proposals-operation
Local
Alaska National Guard rescues Kobuk River rafter

...Arctic National Park.Capt. John Romspert with the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center says the man contacted the National Park Service with a personal locator beacon able to transmit text messages. The beacon also sent out a signal transmitting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-23/alaska-national-guard-rescues-kobuk-riv
State
Current and upcoming exhibitions at the Anchorage Museum

...It's consistently one of the 10 least-visited national parks. "Arctic Desert," featuring images taken by the National Park Service, is a photographic exploration of this rarely seen phenomenon, located above the Arctic Circle in northwestern...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-17/current-and-upcoming-exhibitions-anchorag
Art
Unmanned aircraft prohibited in America's National Parks

National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis signed...lands and waters administered by the National Park Service. "We embrace many activities in...by the associate director of the National Park Service's Visitor and Resource Protection...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-27/unmanned-aircraft-prohibited-america
Outdoors
Flooding threat tips to southeast Alaska

...Department issued a moderate flood warning for the Taiya River, and says the river crested Saturday at 18 feet. The National Park Service closed Chilkoot Trail for 24 hours and area campgrounds were expected to be affected.In Fairbanks, Goldstream...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-06/flooding-threat-tips-southeast-alaska
State
Exploring history

...neither made recorded contact, according to multiple sources, including a study on Glacier Bay prepared for the National Park Service by historian Rick Kurtz. Bering, who was Dutch but working for the Russians, scouted the area in 1741, but...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-10/exploring-history
Art
Full hearts welcome Empty Chair memorial

...Over the course of these two years, committee members raised more than $52,000 in donations and secured a National Park Service grant for $80,000 in conjunction with the City and Borough of Juneau Parks and Recreation Department, with...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-06/full-hearts-welcome-empty-chair-memoria
Local
Native Plant Conservation MOU Renewed in Coordination with Western Governors' Association

...Committee Members include the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, Federal Highway Administration, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, United States Botanic Garden, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-04/native-plant-conservation-mou-renewe
Outdoors
Superintendent appointed for Glacier Bay National Park

...superintendent, according to a release this week from the National Park Service. Currently, Hooge oversees the Center for Resources...Field Station. He was also an ecologist with the National Park Service, National Biological Survey and the USGS at Glacier...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-02/superintendent-appointed-glacier-bay
Outdoors
National Park Service proposes to counteract state hunting changes

...spring.At least not if the National Park Service has anything to say about...Interior starting next spring the National Park Service is seeking to change those...is not a good idea in any National Park Service unit," he said, "especially...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-11/national-park-service-proposes-countera
State

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