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State, federal officials try to tackle feral rabbit problem

...Forest Service began reporting rabbit sightings at the glacier for the first time. John Neary, director of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, said he and his staff have seen them on numerous occasions."You always wonder how many more...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-09/state-federal-officials-try-to-tackl
News
Good dog, bad dog: What happens when a service dog doesn't work out?

...as 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/local/2015-06-03/good-dog-bad-dog-what-happens-when-
Local
Guiding company investigating ice caves fall

...their clients was injured on a guided tour of the Mendenhall Glacier.A woman in her 30s fell while belaying down the...this case was participating in the company's "Mendenhall Glacier Trek & Ice Climb" package, which includes trekking...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-12/guiding-company-investigating-ice-ca
News
What is the cost of beauty?

...person?In our backyard is Mendenhall Glacier, one of the world's marvels...Neary, the director of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, for evidence...the fee should be raised.Mendenhall Glacier is a Juneau treasure, one...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-28/what-is-the-cost-of-beauty
Opinion
Ventures sees Alaska from difference perspective

...in doing it," El Aton said.Their most recent video - a captivating aerial tour through the world-renowned Mendenhall Glacier ice caves - is part of a project called "Bigger than Life," and there will be more like it."It's exactly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-30/ventures-sees-alaska-from-difference
News
Text message helps searchers locate lost hiker

...located a lost hiker stuck atop a mountain near the Mendenhall Glacier on Thursday when the 28-year-old man texted...and Nugget Creek Trail, which begin behind the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, and that he got lost and was stuck...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-12/text-message-helps-serchers-locate-l
News
On thin ice?

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Nearly 150 Juneauites trekked to the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center recently for a lesson in surviving falling into icy waters."It's essential to saving lives (to know how to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-01-16/on-thin-ice
Outdoors
Mendenhall River carves a new course

The retreating Mendenhall Glacier is creating potential hazards...temperatures, which have caused the Mendenhall Glacier to retreat and the land around...100 to 250 years ago, when the Mendenhall Glacier began its most recent retreat...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/080904/new_080904new005001.shtml
Fiedler first musher out of Takotna

...19th last year. But he hopes to change all that this year. Fiedler spent the summer hauling tourists around the Mendenhall Glacier above Juneau with his dogs, and he came into this race with a plan. Fiedler said his team has been trained for...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/030701/idi_030701idi0010001.shtml
iditarod
Taking a crack at walking on lake ice

...is a chance of plunging into frigid glacier water. In search of bona fide expertise, I turned to the staff at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. What I learned was liberating but kind of disturbing. While park policy discourages walking on ice...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/032307/outdoors_0323out004.shtml
Outdoors

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