Earn College Credit at the Alaska Forum on the Environment!
Earn College Credit at AFE 2013!
Earn one college credit this year at the 2013 Alaska Forum on the Environment through University of Alaska Fairbanks Bristol Bay Campus. The course introduces many of the ways science and public policy is presented across disciplines and how environmental data is collected and used. Course participants interact with environmental studies experts and policy makers from across Alaska by participating in AFE sessions and discussions. To earn credit participants must actively participate in conference activities for at least 3 days.
This course fee is being offered at a reduced cost of $75 (normally $168) for registered AFE Participants!
Information and course materials are provided at the UAF Bristol Bay Booth #24 or inquire at the AFE Registration Table. Contact at the conference: Todd Radenbaugh, Chet Chambers, Clint Reigh, or Adam Kane.
Awards - Jan 25th deadline
Take the opportunity to send a positive message and recognize those doing great environmental work in Alaska. Nominate an organization or an individual for the Alaska Forum Awards!
The Environmental Excellence Award recognizes an individual who has made a long-term commitment to public education or environmental and natural resources sciences.
The Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes a project, program, group, publication, or similar concrete accomplishment that occurred during the three years prior to nomination for the award. An individual is not eligible to receive this award.
For more information click here. Deadline for nominations is January 25, 2013.
Poster Sessions - Jan 31st deadline
We invite interested agencies, Tribal governments, organizations, researchers, as well as individual participants to submit their projects to be displayed at the Alaska Forum on the Environment. Projects should be current, applicable and may include photographs, literature, and summary information on poster board. Suggested topics include: marine debris, community recycling projects, innovative clean up projects, invasive species, climate change research, emergency response, environmental regulations, fish and wildlife populations, rural issues, energy, military issues, pollution prevention, and contaminants.
For more information click here. Deadline for submittals is January 31, 2013.
The Alaska Forum on the Environment will be held in Anchorage, Alaska on February 4-8, 2013. This is a landmark event as we celebrate our 15th year! You can look forward to inspirational Keynote Events, over 80 technical breakout sessions, new features, contests and special amenities. You can also look forward to expanded content on Alaska coastal issues which will include marine debris concerns and impacts resulting from the Japan 2011 tsunami event.
We have identified our Keynote Presentation lineup for 2013 and will begin making announcements on our website and in our email newsletters in coming days.
Our final discounted rate is available online until January 28th, so register now. After January 28th, registrations will be available onsite only.
Online Environmental Training
The Alaska Forum is proud to announce new online training opportunities available to all Alaskans. If you need to know more about environmental regulations, standards, and permitting, you can enroll in any of our new online course offerings! Quality training that is simple and cost effective for your organization.
To review our course list and enroll, please visit our online training page.
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Posted: January 24, 2013