Kachemak Bay Research Reserve
At the Alaska Islands
and Ocean Visitor Center
from 3pm to 5pm
January 7 Spineless
Wonders of Kachemak Bay
January 21 Alaska's
February 4 Fire & Ice: Volcanoes
Feruary 18 Subtidal Habitats:
Life Below the Surface
March 6-7, 2009
Kachemak Bay Science Conference will be an opportunity for the exchange of scientific and local/traditional knowledge featuring
sessions on monitoring change over long periods of time, evidence of change, and human adaptations to change. Special emphasis
will be placed on climate science, coastal and watershed habitat dynamics, and Exxon Valdez oil spill restoration
(20 years after the spill).
Who is Invited?
conducting research in Kachemak Bay or with a strong linkage to environmental change in Kachemak Bay
- Natural resource managers, including staff and officials from local, state, federal and tribal governments
- Citizens, educators, students and members of the environmental and business communities who depend
on the sustainability of the health of the ocean and coastal watersheds
support is being provided by the North Pacific Research Board, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game/Kachemak Bay
National Estuarine Research Reserve, and Cook Inlet RCAC.
Additional sponsors: Alaska Maritime
National Wildlife Refuge, Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, Cook Inletkeeper,
Kachemak Bay Campus/Kenai Community College, UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Science, NOAA/UAF Kasitsna Bay Lab
To request the Call for Proposals, email [email protected].
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