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Portions of Unit 4 closed to mountain goat harvest

The Sitka District Ranger, under authority delegated by the Federal Subsistence Board, is taking...map and description of the closed areas are available from the Sitka Ranger District Office and the Sitka Area Office of ADF&G. Information...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-31/portions-unit-4-closed-mountain-goat
Outdoors
What's out there for the kids?

...Service is also working with Discovery Southeast's teacher expeditions, and is developing a Mendenhall Glacier-based junior ranger program aimed at elementary school-aged cruise ship passengers and local kids, Hinds said."We want it to be where if you...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-31/whats-out-there-kids
Outdoors
Meetings set for invasive plants discussion

...Hoonah, Juneau, Sitka and Yakutat Ranger Districts.Project coordinators will meet...4-7:30 p.m., Monday, Juneau Ranger District Office Conference Room. Details...586-8800 ? 4-7 p.m., July 22, Hoonah Ranger District Conference Room Details: Terry...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-15/meetings-set-invasive-plants-discussion
Local
Photo: Kayaking in the wilderness

Kevin Hood, Wilderness Program Manager for the Juneau Ranger District of the U.S. Forest Service, right, trains, Peter Landres, US Forest Service Ecologist with the Aldo Leopold Research...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-16/photo-kayaking-wilderness
Local
Bearfest kicks off Wednesday in Wrangell

...and Joe Delabrue, area wildlife biologist for the Wrangell Ranger District, US Forest Service.Wrangell District employees will...the festival, giving participants a chance to "Read with a Ranger and Smokey," make bear masks, and learn how to set up camp...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-22/bearfest-kicks-wednesday-wrangell
Art
Portions of Steep Creek trail temporarily closed

...to have access to Moraine Ecology Trail from trailheads at Mendenhall River, Dredge Lake, Glacier Spur Road and the Juneau Ranger District parking lot. Signs have been posted at the four access trails alerting trail users to the closure. The closure boundary...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-14/portions-steep-creek-trail-temporarily-
Local
Local Sports Calendar for Friday, July 10

...30 p.m., Dredge Lakes Mountain Bike Race. Registration (and parking) begins at 2 p.m. at trailhead behind Juneau Ranger District office on Back Loop Road. $10 race registration. Must be a Juneau Freewheelers member to participate. Annual JFW...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-10/local-sports-calendar-friday-july-10
Sports
Empire Editorial: Put it 'cold out'

...senior firefighter with the U.S. Forest Service on the Juneau Ranger District, about four years ago. And, Stransky's advice...historically the busiest time for U.S. Forest Service Juneau Ranger District firefighters. They access fire locations by boat...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-13/empire-editorial-put-it-cold-out
Opinion
Glacier visitor center to increase fees in 2016

The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center will increase fees starting May 1, 2016, U.S. Forest Service Ranger Brad Orr announced Wednesday by email. The center, which is managed by the USFS, will increase the amenity fee in order to generate...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-03/glacier-visitor-center-increase-fees
Outdoors
Annual Wrangell Bearfest runs July 22-26

...The U.S. Forest Service, Wrangell Ranger District employees will lead discussions...participants a chance to "Read with a Ranger and Smokey," make bear masks, and learn...contact Corree Seward Delabrue, Wrangell Ranger District interpreter at 907-874-7550...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-25/annual-wrangell-bearfest-runs-july-2
Outdoors

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