Fireside Lecture on March 16 Tales from Tongass Trails

Release Date: Mar 12, 2018   Ketchikan, Alaska

Contact(s): Paul Robbins Jr.


JUNEAU, Alaska, March 12, 2018 – The U.S. Forest Service announces the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center Fireside Lecture on March 16, 2018, featuring tales from Tongass Trails.

Join us at the Visitor Center as storyteller Pete Griffin regales us with tales of interesting people, curious events, and amusing wildlife adventures from his years on the Tongass.

The Friday night Fireside Lecture begins at 6:30 p.m. and repeats at 8 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Fireside Lectures and Visitor Center entrance are free of charge in the winter. Winter hours are Fridays, Saturday, and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Discovery Southeast bookstore inside the center will be open during the same hours as the visitor center, including Friday nights for lectures. The nonprofit bookstore and the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center are partnering to encourage local authors and artists to present their products for visitors.

For more information call 907-789-0097 or llamm@fs.fed.us Follow on the web page at www.mendenhallglacier.net and Facebook at MendenhallGlacierVC.

For interviews and information to be used for publication, contact the Tongass Public Affairs Officer at 907-228-6201.

 

-end-

 

USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.