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Water levels decline after Tuesday flood

...the water breaches the entrance to the campground, people are effectively isolated," Juneau Ranger District recreation program manager Ed Grossman said. "So even though the high ground in the RV loop likely would not flood, we just don't want...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-14/water-levels-decline-after-tuesday-floo
Local
Reception to welcome new ranger

...release, Orr arrived in Juneau in late February from the Arapaho National Forest in Colorado, where he served as Recreation Program Manager. His district hosted more than one million visitors annually. "Our challenge is to continue to provide world-class...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-14/reception-welcome-new-ranger
Outdoors
Trio of local recreation areas slated for improvements

...and offer an opportunity for attendees to ask questions. The program is scheduled to repeat at 6:30 p.m.Recreation Program Manager Ed Grossman said the reason for examining all projects at once comes down to efficiency."We did do all three...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-07/trio-local-recreation-areas-slated-i
Outdoors
Part I: 2014 Juneau trail roundup

...necessary work done at the beginning of the season.The U.S. Forest Service, said Juneau Ranger District Recreation Program Manager Ed Grossman, is assessing how to deal with the lowest tier of the staircase that runs shortly past the overlook...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-05-23/2014-juneau-trail-roundup-part-i
Outdoors
Juneau will have a new district ranger in 2014

...Forrest Cole announced Thursday that Brad Orr will take over the Juneau district next year. Orr is currently the recreation program manager on the Sulphur Ranger District of the Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forests, based in Granby, Colorado...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-20/juneau-will-have-new-district-ranger-20
Local
West Glacier Trail improvements slate safety as a priority

...reports from users."They call them the 'Aztec torture steps'," said Ed Grossman, U.S. Forest Service recreation program manager on the Juneau Ranger District.Located around the two-mile marker, the steep, narrow step-like section...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-09-27/west-glacier-trail-improvements-slat
Outdoors
Forest Service to transport materials to trail, cabin Wed.

...staircase on the trail that has been unraveling, causing some injuries, said Ed Grossman, Juneau Ranger District recreation program manager. The staging area at Dredge Lakes will be closed; West Glacier Trail will remain open, but the site of the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-08-13/forest-service-transport-materials-trai
Local
Propping up the Peterson Lake Trail

...since the renovation of the public-use USFS cabin at the end of the trail, Ed Grossman said.Grossman, the recreation program manager for the USFS, said they've seen the use numbers increase at the cabin in the last year."Use is up from our...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-10-12/propping-peterson-lake-trail
Outdoors
Seasonal trail update, Part II

...to the USFS, with the rebuilding of a more substantial bridge, located just below the cabin.Ed Grossman, recreation program manager for the USFS, said in an email last week that crews were scheduled to begin work on the upper Dan Moller bridge...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-07-05/seasonal-trail-update-part-ii
Outdoors
Trail upgrades continue near glacier

...groomers and grooming equipment can move (in and out) safely," said Ed Grossman, Forest Service District Recreation Program Manager. "We took a big machine and placed boulders at these intersections with a chain across, added a reflective...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011411/out_769676751.shtml
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