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2019 Events

Date Title Location Description
January 22 & 24, Tuesday & Thursday, 6pm–10pm Introduction to Beaver Trapping Clinic (HIT Clinic) Fairbanks For additional details visit the Hit Clinics Schedule page.
January 24, 6 – 9 pm Growing Up WILD: Talking Science with Tots Kodiak Early Childhood professional development for educators of young children. Learn how to engage children in science conversation, spark their observation skills and grow their natural curiosity. USFWS Visitor’s Center 402 Center Ave Kodiak. Cost $20 and includes the Growing Up WILD Curriculum Guide. Register: https://guwtalkingwithtots.eventbrite.com Questions: Call Brenda Duty, ADFG 907-267-2216 brenda.duty@alaska.gov
January 25 – 26, 1/25, 4:30–8:30pm; 1/26, 9–5pm Alaska’s Fabulous Fur Bearers! Kodiak Featuring the Alaska Wildlife Curriculum, Bear’s of Alaska Teacher’s Guide and the Fur and Skull Guides of Alaska Mammals. Learn how you can use wildlife to teach adaptations, locomotion, animals signs, food chains/webs, ecology, habitat and patterns and inquiry! Open to parents, teachers, para-professionals, agency educators. 580 graduate level credit available, but not required. Meet with biologist Nate Svoboda during dinner hour. Nate will be on hand to answer questions about wildlife in the Kodiak area. USFWS Visitor’s Center 402 Center Ave Kodiak. Cost $50 and includes the Alaska Wildlife Curriculum Guide and your choice of one supplemental guide. Register at: https://alaskasfabfurbearers.eventbrite.com  Questions: Call Brenda Duty 907-267-2216 brenda.duty@alaska.gov
January 26 Beaver Trapping and Basic Fur Handling (Alaskans Afield) Nome Register at Alaskans Afield

Discover the many uses of beaver with Nome biologist, Bill Dunker, as he shares tips for locating and harvesting beavers. Learn what equipment and traps you need, and how to skin and care for your hides. We will also share some of our favorite recipes to get you started.
January 28 & 29, Monday & Tuesday, 6pm–10pm Women's Handgun Clinic (HIT Clinic) Fairbanks For additional details visit the Hit Clinics Schedule page.
February 8, 9:45 – 11:45 am Alaska Association for the Education of Young Children Conference Anchorage “But they’re just Playing! Nope, they’re learning!” Play is the fundamental way young children learn about the world around them. Teachers of young children learn how to help their charges gain physical, emotional and intellectual confidence to learn outside. Hilton Hotel, Anchorage Alaska. Conference registration is required.
February 9 Winter Survival Skills (Alaskans Afield) Fairbanks Register at Alaskans Afield

Be comfortable and confident when venturing outdoors in winter. Join us to learn the basics of dressing comfortably for the cold and how to keep yourself alive in an emergency. Learn what to put in your survival kit and how to use it. Learn how to make shelters, fire, generate water, signal for help and keep the right attitude in a survival situation.
February 10, Sunday 9am-6pm Map & Compass (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
February 11 & 12, Monday & Tuesday, 6pm-10pm Women's Rifle Clinic (HIT Clinic) Fairbanks For additional details visit the Hit Clinics Schedule page.
February 17, Sunday 8am–5pm Hunter Education (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
February 22, 5:30–8:30pm Growing Up WILD: Discover, Learn, Explore! Nome A hands-on interactive Early Childhood Professional Development Workshop that introduces the award winning conservation program that assists Pre-Kindergarten students though 7 years old in learning about wildlife, science and inquiry! Parents, caregivers, kindergarten teachers and agency professionals are all welcome. Training hours can be used for professional development, accreditation or grant match. UAF Northwest Campus 400 Front Street Nome, Alaska. Cost $20 includes Growing Up WILD Curriculum Guide. Register at: https://growingupwildinnome.eventbrite.com  Questions call: Brenda Duty 907-267-2216 brenda.duty@alaska.gov
February 22 – 23, 2/22, 5pm–8pm; 2/23, 8am–5pm Building Blocks of Ecology Nome 400 Front Street Nome, Alaska UAF NW Campus. For educators (teachers, para-professionals, parents) of students grades 3-12. This workshop helps educators better understand systems and how to teach about food webs, trophic levels, predator prey dynamics and more, with a focus on NW Alaska. The workshop is interdisciplinary and aligned to NGSS and state standards. We’ll also be working with Hyper Docs and other types of technology to produce lesson plans and activities for students. This is a graduate level course for recertification through UAA, with the help of UAF NW Campus. Registration: https://buildingblocksofalaskaecology.eventbrite.com Questions: Brenda Duty 907-267-2216 or Brenda.duty@alaska.gov.
February 23 Animal Tracks in Snow (Alaskans Afield) Fairbanks Register at Alaskans Afield

Ever wonder what animal is leaving those tracks in the snow? Determining tracks in snow can be very challenging. Come out for a day in the field and learn about all the wildlife tracks and sign we can find. Learn about animal gaits, track patterns, aging tracks, and more.
February 23, Saturday, 9am–12pm Bear and Sheep Hunting Clinic (HIT Clinic) Anchorage For additional details visit the Hit Clinics Schedule page.
February 22–24, Friday, Saturday and Sunday Backcountry Ski Adventure (Beyond Bow) Kenai Peninsula, Resurrection Trail For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
February 28, Thursday, 6pm–9pm Bear Hunting Clinic (HIT Clinic) Fairbanks For additional details visit the Hit Clinics Schedule page.
March 8–10, Friday afternoon, Saturday & Sunday morning BOW Winter Workshop Victory Bible Camp, Sutton For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
March 24, Sunday 8am–6pm Big Game Hunting Rifle (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
March 29 & 30, Friday 5pm–10pm & Saturday 8am–7pm Handgun (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
March 30 & 31, Saturday & Sunday 4:30–6pm Archery 101 (Beyond Bow) Wasilla For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
April 4, 6 & 7, Thursday 6pm–9pm and Saturday and Sunday 9am–6pm Wilderness Remote First Aid (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
April 22 & 23, Monday and Tuesday 6pm–9pm Archery 101 (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
April 23 & 25, Tuesday & Thursday 5:30pm–10pm Hunter Education (Beyond Bow) Palmer For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
April 27, Saturday 8am–5pm Hunter Education (Beyond Bow) Kenai For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
April 28, Saturday 9am–6pm. Survival (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
May 2, Thursday 6pm–9pm Map and Compass Clinic (HIT Clinic) Fairbanks For additional details visit the Hit Clinics Schedule page.
May 5, Sunday 8am–5pm Hunter Education (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
May 7–8, Tuesday & Wednesday 5pm–9pm Staying Safe in Bear Country (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
May 10–11, Friday 5pm–10pm & Saturday 8am–7pm Handgun (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
May 10-12, Friday afternoon, Saturday & Sunday morning Southeast BOW Spring Workshop Echo Ranch Camp, Juneau For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
May 18, Saturday 9am–5pm Beaver Skinning & Hide Prep (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
May 19, Sunday 9am–6pm Map & Compass (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
June 20–23, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday Backcountry Backpacking Adventure (Beyond Bow) Kenai Peninsula, Kachemak Bay For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
July 14, Sunday 8am–6pm Big Game Hunting Rifle (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
Wednesday, July 24 Sheep Hunting Clinic (HIT Clinic) Fairbanks For additional details visit the Hit Clinics Schedule page.
August 4, Sunday 10am–4pm RCSP Sighting in Day (HIT Clinic) Anchorage For additional details visit the Hit Clinics Schedule page.
August 6–7, Tuesday & Wednesday 5pm–9pm Shotgun (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
November 10, Sunday 8am–5pm Hunter Education (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.