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Webinar Recording: ShoreZone 101: How to Use the ShoreZone Coastal Imagery and Mapping Dataset

ShoreZone is a coastal imaging and habitat mapping system that has been applied to most of Alaska’s coast as well as those of British Columbia, Washington State and Oregon. This dataset is publicly available. Learn how the imagery and mapping … Continue reading

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New Research Tracks Snowy Owls Across Canada and Alaska

A new study describes the movements of breeding snowy owls across Northwest Canada and Alaska over the course of their seasonal movements. From authors Frank Doyle, Jean-François Therrien, Donald Reid, Gilles Gauthier and Charles Krebs: “The authors were intrigued to … Continue reading

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2018 Western Division American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting Planned for Anchorage, AK.

The Alaska Chapter of the American Fisheries Society will host the 2018 Western Division AFS annual meeting, 21-25 May 2018, at the Egan Center in Anchorage, AK. The theme of this year’s meeting is Change, Challenge, and Opportunity in Fisheries: … Continue reading

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Webinar Recording: U.S. Forest Service Interior Alaska Forest Inventory and Analysis Program

Webinar: U.S. Forest Service Interior Alaska Forest Inventory and Analysis Program The Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program acts as the Nation’s forest census by inventorying all potentially forested lands in all 50 states and the Pacific Islands. … Continue reading

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Tanana Valley State Forest Citizens’ Advisory Committee Recruitment Alaska Division of Forestry Invites Applications for Four Seats on Citizens’ Advisory Committee

Tanana Valley State Forest Citizens’ Advisory Committee Recruitment Alaska Division of Forestry Invites Applications for Four Seats on Citizens’ Advisory Committee The Alaska Division of Forestry is seeking applications for four seats on the Tanana Valley State Forest Citizens’ Advisory … Continue reading

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Provide Input for Beacons Training Opportunities in 2018

The BEACONs project is designing future outreach and training opportunities – please share your feedback! If you are interested in learning more about BEACONs, please complete a very short survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FRJWZKK Learn more about the Beacons project here: http://www.beaconsproject.ca/ Project … Continue reading

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Alaska DNR Seeks Natural Resource Technicians

The State of Alaska Division of Forestry anticipates selecting multiple long term nonpermanent Natural Resource Technician II (crew member) and III (crew leader) positions, to support the U.S. Forest Service Interior Alaska Forest Inventory and Analysis program. All positions will … Continue reading

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New Research Explores the Changing Role of Thunderstorms and Lightning in Boreal Wildfires

New research examines the changing role of thunderstorms and lightning strikes on the boreal forest wildfire regime. A team supported by NASA and led by Sander Veraverbeke (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and University of California, Irvine) analyzed satellite data and other … Continue reading

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Webinar: Assessing vulnerability of Interior Alaskan Subsistence Users to Impacts of Environmental Change on Travel and Access

Alaska Center for Climate Assessment & Policy Webinar: Assessing vulnerability of Interior Alaskan Subsistence Users to Impacts of Environmental Change on Travel and Access Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 10:00 AM AKST Presenter: Helen Cold, University of Alaska Fairbanks … Continue reading

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National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) RFP Announced

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is requesting proposals to further conservation of species and habitats in Alaska. The conservation strategy for Alaska follows NFWF’s institutional outcome focused approach to species conservation, and includes three primary focal geographies: The … Continue reading

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