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  1. Whale Waters Update For Glacier Bay Effective July 28, 2015Read the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | Glacier Bay National Park And Preserve

    Date: July 27, 2015 Contact: Albert Faria, Chief Ranger , 907-697-2230 Contact: Chris Gabriele, Whale Biologist , 907-697-2664 Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve Superintendent Philip Hooge announced today that the vessel operating restrictions around Willoughby Island and in most of Whidbey Passage will be lifted beginning 5 AM Tuesday July 28. However, a 13 knot vessel speed limit will remain in effect in and around Berg Bay to protect numerous humpback whales that continue to feed in this area. Whale waters in lower Glacier Bay remain unchanged.

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  2. The best ways to see Alaska's national parksRead the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... glacier views and migrating humpback whales are just some of the highlights at Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve . Gustavus , the gateway to the park, is a 30-minute scenic bush flight from Juneau . It's also accessible by cruise ship, both ...

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  3. Yukon's Kluane National Park commemorated in new stampRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | CBC News

    ... Tatshenshini-Alsek Park, Alaska's Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, and Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. The stamp is being formally unveiled at a ceremony this afternoon in Haines Junction, and is a $2.50 denomination, suitable ...

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  4. What's it like to do a bucket list cruise in Alaska?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | USA Today

    ... not to encounter a lot that's extraordinary. Glaciers will be on the agenda, whether Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve or the equally impressive College Fjord, Hubbard Glacier or elsewhere. You'll experience Alaska's sheer vastness as you view ...

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  5. New Icy Strait Point pier project under constructionRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    ... to Hoonah and the Glacier Bay area. Located 35 miles west of Juneau and 22 miles from Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Icy Strait Point is the only private large-ship destination in Alaska.

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  6. Floating pier to enable cruise ships to dock at Alaska's Icy Strait PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... to Hoonah and the Glacier Bay area. Located 35 miles west of Juneau and 22 miles from Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Icy Strait Point is the only private large-ship destination in Alaska. The native Tlingit people settled Hoonah 2,000 years ...

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  7. Whale Waters Update For Glacier Bay, Effective June 4, 2015Read the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Glacier Bay National Park And Preserve

    News Release Date: June 3, 2015 Contact: Albert Faria, Chief Ranger , 907-697-2230 Contact: Chris Gabriele, Whale Biologist , 907-697-2664 Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve Acting Superintendent Sheri Barry announced today that a vessel speed limit of 13 knots through the water will be implemented in lower Glacier Bay, lower Whidbey Passage, Fingers Bay, Berg Bay and around Willoughby Island to protect humpback whales. During the past week, at least 23 different humpback whales have been observed feeding in this area.

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  8. 2015 Closures to Protect Nesting BirdsRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Glacier Bay National Park And Preserve

    This notice is to inform visitors of temporary closures to foot traffic and minimum approach distance of 100 yards at four islands in Glacier Bay.The purpose of these closures is to protect high concentrations of nesting seabirds by minimizing human caused disturbance and mortalities of chicks. The following specific locations will be closed to human use within 100 yards of the islands from May 1 -August 31, 2015 : The unnamed island in Scidmore Bay near the mouth of Charpentier Inlet at latitude 58A 45.427549' longitude -136A 31.881105'. 1 comment

  9. Rafting Among Glaciers and Grizzlies: Tatshenshini and Alsek Rivers,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Sierra

    Raft from the Yukon to the Pacific through Wrangell-St. Elias and Kluane parks and Glacier National Monument -- a UNESCO World Heritage wilderness British Columbia's Tatshenshini-Alsek Wilderness Park and Alaska's Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve represent the sub-Arctic Pacific Northwest at its finest.

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  10. Five Biggest Cities in Alaska: How Well Do You Know 'The Last Frontier'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | News Max

    ... numerous hiking trails, and some of the region's most popular attractions, including Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve and the Tracy Arm-Fords Terror Wilderness Area. 4. Sitka, with a population of 8,881, is located on Sitka Sound, facing the ...

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  11. Centennial grad headed to AntarcticaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... mapping projects: one in Washington State's Puget Sound and another in Alaska's Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. Last year he visited Antarctica for the first time, collecting samples from a subglacial lake with a team of researchers. This ...

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