Wilderness and Wildlife Events

There are many wonderful events and festivals planned throughout our state and forests. We hope you use our page as a one-stop shopping list of Alaska Region wilderness events, video screenings, and social media coverage throughout 2015. If you have an event to add to our list please send to our webmaster.

2016 Mendenhall Glacier VC Fireside Lecture Schedule (PDF)

 

January 2016

Friday, January 8  * 6:30pm and 8pm
Watch the Fur Fly! - Mendenhall Glacier VC Fireside Lecture

Friday, January 15  * 6:30pm and 8pm
Secretive Kittlitz’s Murrelets - Mendenhall Glacier VC Fireside Lecture

Friday, January 22  * 6:30pm and 8pm
The History of Alaska’s Capitol - Mendenhall Glacier VC Fireside Lecture

Friday, January 29  * 6:30pm and 8pm
Exploring Polar Bear Territory - Mendenhall Glacier VC Fireside Lecture

 

February 2016

Friday, February 5  * 6:30pm and 8pm
Arctic Ocean Phytoplankton Reveal Changes - Mendenhall Glacier VC Fireside Lecture

Friday, February 12  * 6:30pm and 8pm
Making a Splash: Humpbacks and Dolphins - Mendenhall Glacier VC Fireside Lecture

Friday, February 19  * 6:30pm and 8pm
Thinking Photos - Mendenhall Glacier VC Fireside Lecture

Friday, February 26  * 6:30pm and 8pm
Yellow Cedars: Treasured Trees - Mendenhall Glacier VC Fireside Lecture

 

March 2016

Friday, March 4  * 6:30pm and 8pm
Mountain Running in Southeast Alaska - Mendenhall Glacier VC Fireside Lecture

Friday, March 11  * 6:30pm and 8pm
Taku: The Juneau Iceļ¬eld’s Only Advancing Glacier - Mendenhall Glacier VC Fireside Lecture

Friday, March 18  * 6:30pm and 8pm
Thomas Corwin Mendenhall: The Man Behind the Name Historian - Mendenhall Glacier VC Fireside Lecture

Friday, March 25  * 6:30pm and 8pm
Investigating the 1813 Wreck of the Neva - Mendenhall Glacier VC Fireside LectureMahan shares work an expert team conducted through archival research, interviews and investigations.

 

May 2016

64th Western International Forest Disease Work Conference (WIFDWC)
Sitka, AK - May 9-13, 2016