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Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies cooks up Slough Stew
Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies cooks up Slough Stew

NOTE: In order to register your class for a program please contact the appropriate organization by email or phone for a reservation and/or confirmation. (Contact information is listed next to each program on the following pages)

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Program Name Organization Grade(s) Description Fee Topic(s) View
Estuary Ecology Hike Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
(Jessica Ryan)
  • Pre-K
  • K
  • 1
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  • Adult
1-hour program in May 2016 as space and time allow (our May 2016 schedule is currently FULL). Students will learn important concepts of estuarine ecology through hands-on, inquiry-based activities. No Plant Science
Ocean Science
Earth Science
Outdoors
Wildlife Science
Watershed Science
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Discovery Lab Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
(Jessica Ryan)
  • Pre-K
  • K
  • 1
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  • Adult
Note: OUR DISCOVERY LAB PROGRAM SCHEDULE FOR THE 2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR IS CURRENTLY FULL - WE HAVE NO SPACES REMAINING. Discovery Lab programs are booked for the upcoming year each August on a designated BookingBlitz Day. The 2016-17 BookingBlitz is tentatively scheduled for Friday, August 19, 2016 from 8am - ... No Earth Science
Plant Science
Wildlife Science
Watershed Science
Ocean Science
Outdoors
Indoors
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Forest Ecology The Pratt Museum
(Chessie Sharp)
  • K
  • 1
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The Pratt Museum has a trail looping through the forest that is approximately one third of a mile long. Docent-led walks through the forest focus on the changing Kachemak Bay forest ecosystem and spruce beetle outbreaks. Traditional Alaska Native plant uses may also be discussed. Forest trail guides are available ... Yes Earth Science
Human History
Plant Science
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Science Geocaching The Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge
(Kendra Bush-St.Louis)
  • 6
  • 7
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  • 12
Learn the basics of GPS units and then use the GPS to find and solve seabird science riddles during this two-hour program. No Wildlife Science
Outdoors
Conservation
Earth Science
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Winter Ecology Program Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
(Seth Spencer)
  • 4
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  • 12
Classes participate in 2-3 day residential field science and winter survival skills program on the snowy bluffs overlooking Homer. Students are introduced to the winter ecology of boreal ecosystems through hands-on activities. Activities include guided snowshoe natural history hikes, winter science labs, animal tracking, building snow structures and shelters, and ... Yes Outdoors
Wildlife Science
Earth Science
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