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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
Native Plants of Kachemak Bay The Pratt Museum
(Chessie Sharp)
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Kachemak Bay native plants in a botanical garden setting arranged by habitat with extensive herbarium for research. A written plant guide is available. No Plant Science View
Forest Ecology The Pratt Museum
(Chessie Sharp)
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Forest Ecology trail with written guide gives an overview of a changing forest area of the lower Kenai Peninsula as a result of the spruce bark beetle infestation. No View
Marine-Related Activities The Pratt Museum
(Chessie Sharp)
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Marine Gallery with aquaria containing species from Kachemak Bay, marine debris, and invasive species exhibit, marine mammal comparison of sea lion and sea otter as well as river otter mount, water birds and seabirds of Kachemak Bay exhibit, station with bird parts and eggs, and remote wildlife camera in season. ... Yes

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Mining history The Pratt Museum
(Chessie Sharp)
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The area is explained through Boom and Bust stories and images of both gold and coal mining schemes in Kachemak Bay. Resource use orientation. Yes View
Early Homer History and Homesteading The Pratt Museum
(Chessie Sharp)
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Early women pioneers are heard describing what their daily life was like. Artifacts relate to the stories and the ingenuity of early settlers is revealed through the tools they created to survive from 1915 through the 1950s. Some hands on artifacts. An entire 1935-36 vintage cabin furnished with period collections ... Yes
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Geography of Kachemak Bay The Pratt Museum
(Chessie Sharp)
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Where Are We, an exhibit showing the location of the Praqtt Museum in relation to Kachemak Bay, Alaska, North America, Western Hemisphere, solar System, Universe. Also relates the cultures of the area to the region through language. Yes View
Geology of Kachemak Bay The Pratt Museum
(Chessie Sharp)
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With open storage representing most of the mammals of the region. Adaptation and taxonomy orientation. Yes View
Peoples of Kachemak Bay The Pratt Museum
(Chessie Sharp)
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Who lives in the Kachemak Bay region? Who Are We is an exhibit of sounds and images of many of the animals and plants of the area. Diversity and interdepency orientation. Yes View
The Sea and Man’s Interaction The Pratt Museum
(Chessie Sharp)
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With it Storm Warnings exhibits marine safety equipment, marine radio with hear phone of weather broadcast with try-on survival suits and open storage of other safety equipment and Lost and Found shows the faces of mariners nearly lost at sea and plays recordings of their experiences. Process, adaptation, and ... Yes View
Stewardship The Pratt Museum
(Chessie Sharp)
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Alaska's bears (emphasis on brown bears with extensive information on bear biology, behavior and habitat), spruce bark beetles and human reactions, the story of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill and its continuing story have been combined and designed to illustrate hw humans can be both caring and destructive forces in ... No



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