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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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Estuary Ecology Hike Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
(Jessica Ryan)
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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
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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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Discovery Lab Alaska Dept. of Fish & Game - Sport Fish Division
(Carmen Field)
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Public and student Discovery Labs are offered periodically during throughout the year. OUR STUDENT DISCOVERY LAB PROGRAM SCHEDULE FOR THE 2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR IS CURRENTLY FULL - WE HAVE NO SPACES REMAINING. Student Discovery Lab programs are booked for the upcoming year each August on a designated BookingBlitz Day. The ... No Salmon Science
Fishing
Watershed Science
Outdoors
Indoors
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Summer Family Fishing Club Alaska Dept. of Fish & Game - Sport Fish Division
(Carmen Field)
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ADF&G Sport Fish Division's Aquatic Education staff offers summer Family Fish Club outings to several land-based fishing hotspots in the Homer area in June, July & August. Fishing rods & gear are supplied. Anglers 16 yrs and older must have valid sport fishing licenses. Contact Aquatic Education Specialist Carmen Field ... No Outdoors
Fishing
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Family Ice Fishing Expedition Alaska Dept. of Fish & Game - Sport Fish Division
(Carmen Field)
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ADF&G Sport Fish Division's Aquatic Education staff offers 1-2 Family Ice Fishing outings to a lake stocked by ADF&G with rainbow trout or salmon on the Central Peninsula. Participants caravan in private vehicles to the lake for a 1/2 day of ice fishing in February each year. Holes are drilled ... No Fishing
Outdoors
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Salmon Habitat & Ecology in the classroom Alaska Dept. of Fish & Game - Sport Fish Division
(Carmen Field)
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ADF&G Sport Fish Division's Aquatic Education staff offers EE programs focused on salmon ecology, watershed science and fishing in school classrooms or on school grounds or in adjacent wetland habitats. Program content and timing can be arranged by contacting Aquatic Education Specialist Carmen Field at 226-4659. No Fishing
Salmon Science
Watershed Science
Indoors
Outdoors
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Five Senses Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
(Beth Trowbridge)
  • Pre-K
This one hour field trip utilizes and develops students' five senses as they explore autumn at the Wynn Nature Center. August-October. $75 per class. Yes Outdoors
Plant Science
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Intertidal Life Exploration The Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge
(Kendra Bush-St.Louis)
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2-hour program at Bishop's Beach. Students will investigate the types, location, and adaptations of intertidal life. (April, May, September only. Limited time slots. Meet on site) No Wildlife Science
Outdoors
Ocean Science
Conservation
Plant Science
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Marine Debris The Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge
(Kendra Bush-St.Louis)
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In this 90-minute program, students experience the challenges marine wildlife faces with entanglement, ingestion, inhalation caused by ocean trash. Analyze trash that the group gathers to understand where marine debris comes from and brainstorm ways to keep it from ending up in the ocean. No Indoors
Outdoors
Wildlife Science
Conservation
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Animal Coverings and Movements Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
(Beth Trowbridge)
  • K
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This two hour field trip explores local animal coverings and movements at the Wynn Nature Center. In addition to participating in a short hike, the program utilizes the Nature Center's fur and track collection. August-October. $75 per class Yes Outdoors
Wildlife Science
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