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Join the Forest Service's Pacific Northwest Research Station as it formally dedicates its new laboratory in Juneau. The celebration begins with an open house and tours from noon-3 p.m., and a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony and program from 3-4 p.m. on Saturday, May 18 in Auke Bay (11175 Auke Lake Way). The 11,000-square-foot laboratory, heated with ground-source geothermal energy and outfitted with other energy-efficient features, will serve as a hub of collaborative Forest Service research in southeast Alaska. The ceremony will culminate with the unveiling and raising of two house posts, carved by Tlingit master carver Wayne Price of Haines. Honored guests will include Tlingit elders who have partnered with the lab on the design of the house posts and other activities. Guided tours of the building will be available.
Juneau Forestry Sciences Laboratory dedication ceremony 051513 NEWS 1 Capital City Weekly Join the Forest Service's Pacific Northwest Research Station as it formally dedicates its new laboratory in Juneau. The celebration begins with an open house and tours from noon-3 p.m., and a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony and program from 3-4 p.m. on Saturday, May 18 in Auke Bay (11175 Auke Lake Way). The 11,000-square-foot laboratory, heated with ground-source geothermal energy and outfitted with other energy-efficient features, will serve as a hub of collaborative Forest Service research in southeast Alaska. The ceremony will culminate with the unveiling and raising of two house posts, carved by Tlingit master carver Wayne Price of Haines. Honored guests will include Tlingit elders who have partnered with the lab on the design of the house posts and other activities. Guided tours of the building will be available.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Story last updated at 5/15/2013 - 1:28 pm

Juneau Forestry Sciences Laboratory dedication ceremony

Join the Forest Service's Pacific Northwest Research Station as it formally dedicates its new laboratory in Juneau. The celebration begins with an open house and tours from noon-3 p.m., and a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony and program from 3-4 p.m. on Saturday, May 18 in Auke Bay (11175 Auke Lake Way). The 11,000-square-foot laboratory, heated with ground-source geothermal energy and outfitted with other energy-efficient features, will serve as a hub of collaborative Forest Service research in southeast Alaska. The ceremony will culminate with the unveiling and raising of two house posts, carved by Tlingit master carver Wayne Price of Haines. Honored guests will include Tlingit elders who have partnered with the lab on the design of the house posts and other activities. Guided tours of the building will be available.

Details or RSVP: 586-7802.


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