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Kachemak Bay Research Reserve Discovery Labs

At the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center

Wednesdays from 3pm to 5pm

January 7    Spineless Wonders of Kachemak Bay

January 21 Alaska's Seabirds

February 4  Fire & Ice: Volcanoes & Glaciers

Feruary 18   Subtidal Habitats: Life Below the Surface

  Kachemak Bay Science Conference:

Navigating Environmental Change

March 6-7, 2009

Homer, Alaska

The 5th 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?

  • Scientists 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


  • Interested individuals

Financial 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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