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Photo: First Sockeye

Two male sockeye salmon battle for territory in Steep Creek near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on Friday. Salmon moved into the stream for the first time this year Friday morning after Juneau received over an inch of rain on Thursday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-26/photo-first-sockeye
Local
At glacier, a casual jökulhlaup season

...no measurable property damage and closed none of the trails near the lake, but John Neary, director of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, is uneasy about the future. Since 2011, jökulhlaups have become regular events at the glacier and the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-22/glacier-casual-j%C3%B6kulhlaup-season
Local
Portions of Steep Creek trail temporarily closed

...back side of the Steep Creek trail near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, according to a Monday email. The closure...by November. For more information, call the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center at 789-0097.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-14/portions-steep-creek-trail-temporarily-
Local
Photo: Glacier Hula

Local women participate in a hula dancing workshop which included a lunchtime performance at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on Monday. The group was under the organization of the France Hawai'i Association and Halau Hula O Manoa.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-23/photo-glacier-hula
Local
Rescuers use ropes to save hiker near glacier

...Rope Rescue Team helped rescue a man who fell down a steep embankment and broke his leg on a trail near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Monday afternoon.The man had been walking on an unmarked side trail off Glacier Spur Road, about half...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-17/rescuers-use-ropes-save-hiker-near-glac
Local
New 2015 Juneau Icefield map available

...Juneau Icefield - similar to the display in the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. The other side is an educational resource...is available through Alaska Geographic at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, the Juneau Ranger District front desk...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-25/new-2015-juneau-icefield-map-availab
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-03/glacier-visitor-center-increase-fees
Outdoors
East Glacier Trail opens; users cautioned about bear activity

JUNEAU ? The U.S. Forest Service has reopened the East Glacier trail near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, however, Forest Service and Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials are cautioning trail users to remain aware of an assertive...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27/east-glacier-trail-opens-users-cautioned-
Art
Near encounters with defensive bear close popular Mendenhall Glacier trail

As the director of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, John Neary is used to working with bears.His latest close encounter, however, contributed to the closure of one of the Mendenhall...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-12/near-encounters-defensive-bear-close-po
Local
Good dog, bad dog: What happens when a service dog doesn't work out?

...she stood up. She beamed with pride. The next day, Haskell posted pictures of she and Kenzie posing at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center."She did great and the tourists love her," she wrote online.Her tune quickly changed. The first...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-03/good-dog-bad-dog-what-happens-when-serv
Local

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