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Exploring history

...including a study on Glacier Bay prepared for the National Park Service by historian Rick Kurtz. Bering, who was Dutch...his name, including La Perouse Glacier in Glacier Bay National Park, and La Perouse Avenue in Juneau.Though the history...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-10/exploring-history
Art
Unmanned aircraft prohibited in America's National Parks

National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis...lands and waters administered by the National Park Service. "We embrace many activities...In April, visitors at Grand Canyon National Park gathered for a quiet sunset, which was...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-27/unmanned-aircraft-prohibited-america
Outdoors
Search suspended for French adventurer in Alaska

...along the eastern coast of Katmai National Park and Preserve after aerial searches...personal journals, said Katmai National Park Chief Ranger Neal Labrie.The...Anchorage Daily News reported.The National Park Service had planes modify flight...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-24/search-suspended-french-adventurer-alas
State
Airlift sent for marooned Denali guests, employees

DENALI NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE - Officials have organized an airlift for dozens of lodge guests and lodge employees at Denali National Park and Preserve after flooding hit one lodge and flooding and rockfalls...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-27/airlift-sent-marooned-denali-guests-e
Not For Web
Park Service says drones could disturb wildlife

FAIRBANKS - A short video shot inside Denali National Park from a camera mounted on a drone shows the potential...visitors who are also utilizing that parking lot."National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis on Friday directed...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-27/park-service-says-drones-could-distur
Not For Web
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
NPS announced temporary closure due to nesting birds

...should not approach wildlife at distances that cause the animals to change their behavior. Visitors to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve can contact the Visitor Information Station at 907-697-262 for the most current information regarding...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-04/nps-announced-temporary-closure-due-
Outdoors
Live cam shows Arctic snowy owl, chicks

...Another popular Alaska camera feed on explore.org also went live this week, featuring the brown bears at Katmai National Park and Preserve as the bruins patrol the river and attempt to catch salmon at Brooks Falls."These live cams are about...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-04/live-cam-shows-arctic-snowy-owl-chic
Outdoors
From Sea2Sea

...cross-country ride through the organization was a 4,200-mile journey from Ocean Shores, Wash., to Arlington National Park in Washington, D.C. Keanel completed the ride in 74 days, arriving on July 4, 2012. Though it was an accomplishment...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-06/sea2sea
Local
Full hearts welcome Empty Chair memorial

...dedication.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

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