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Mat-Su Valley

  • October 7, 7 pm
    Wildlife Wednesdays: Climate Change and the Need for a New Language in Modern Science
    Mat-Su College FSM Building Room 202. With Patrick Kelly of Denali Education Center. Patrick will be discussing the importance of story, subjectivity, humor, and hope in talking about climate change and creating meaningful action.
  • November 4, 7 pm
    Wildlife Wednesdays: Sandy’s Story: A Live Sandhill Crane Presentation
    Mat-Su College FSM Building Room 202. With Andrea Weimer of Alaska WildBird Rehabilitation Center. When Andrea began volunteering at WildBird Rehabilitation Center, she immediately developed a special affinity for a lesser Sandhill Crane named Sandy. Andrea’s goal is to keep Sandy as wild, healthy and happy as possible while sharing tales of Sandhill Crane’s amazing migrations and the importance of protecting their natural habitat.
  • December 2, 7 pm
    Wildlife Wednesdays: The Making of a Musk Ox
    Mat-Su College FSM Building Room 202. With Dani Biersteker of The Musk Ox Farm. The Musk Ox Farm, home to survivors of the last Ice Age and part of a unique domestication project dating back to 1954. This non profit is devoted to a gentle approach to animal husbandry that requires animal contact and handling far beyond mainstream agriculture, and culminates in the hand combing of these magnificent creatures for their qiviut, one of the rarest fibers in the world.