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2018 Events

Date Title Location Description
October 29–30, 6–10pm each night Women's Only Hunter Education (HIT Clinic) Fairbanks For additional details visit the Hit Clinics Schedule page.
November 7, 7 pm – 8 pm Wildlife Wednesdays: Birds 'n' Bogs Citizen Science Program Palmer The UAF Experiment Farm, 1509 Georgeson Drive. With Audrey Taylor of University of Alaska Anchorage. Boreal wetland birds are among North America's most rapidly declining birds. To understand why, Audubon Alaska and University of Alaska Anchorage enlisted the help of bird enthusiasts to help document the distribution of seven key species in a program called "Birds 'n' Bogs." The program is five years strong and now local teachers and students are contributing as citizen scientists! 

Additional Information

Please email sierra.doherty@alaska.gov for more information.

November 8, 6 pm – 9 pm Growing Up WILD: Talking Science with Tots Kodiak USFWS Visitor's Center, 402 Center Ave Kodiak, AK 99615. Learn methods to enhance young learners capacity to communicate about science using hands-on activities, music, inquiry and more!  This workshop is for educators of young children, ages 2-7, but anyone is welcome. Cost is $20 per person and includes the Curriculum Guide Growing Up WILD. Workshop hours count toward professional development, accreditation and grant match. Register at: https://guwtalkingwithtots.eventbrite.com Contact Brenda Duty, 907-267-2216 or brenda.duty@alaska.gov
November 9 – 10, Nov. 9, 5–8:30pm; Nov.10, 9–5pm Inquiry into Alaska’s Fabulous Furbearers Kodiak Kodiak USFWS Visitor Center, 402 Center Ave. Register: https://alaskasfabfurbearers.eventbrite.com Use a thematic approach to teach about Adaptations, Locomotion, Animal Signs, Food Chains/Webs, Ecology, Habitat, Patterns and a little animal Venn Shui!

Additional Information

Materials fee: $50. Graduate credit is available through UAA, not required for participation. Credit cost is $74. Professional Development for educators, parents, agency staff and youth camp coordinators. Optional re-certification credit available. Compliments the KISD Science Curriculum Focus on the Alaska Wildlife Curriculum, and the NEW Alaska’s Bears Teacher’s Guide! Engage Inquiry based methods and multiple disciplines into your lessons. ADFG resources highlighted, including training on using Trail Cameras to catch wildlife in the act near your school, home or center! Questions? Brenda.duty@alaska.gov 907-267-2216

November 11, 2018 Women's Only Hunter Education (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
November 14, 5:30 pm First Shots: An Introduction to Firearm Safety and Shooting Fairbanks Hunter Education Indoor Shooting Range, 1501 College Road, Fairbanks, Alaska. You never forget your First Shots®. Learn about firearm safety and target shooting. Firearms safety, education and responsibility will be addressed during this classroom and live-fire event. Advanced registration (only $10) required. Event capacity is limited, so sign up soon! For more information or to register, please visit us online at: www.aimcomm.org Phone: 907-452-5837 (range desk / message) Email: john.wyman@alaska.gov
December 5, 7 pm – 8 pm Wildlife Wednesdays: Orphaned Animals Palmer The UAF Experiment Farm, 1509 Georgeson Drive. With Shannon Jensen of the Alaska Zoo. Curator Shannon Jensen will give insight into how the Alaska Zoo ensures the best health and wellbeing of its orphaned animals!

Additional Information

Please email sierra.doherty@alaska.gov for more information.