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Call for Presentations and Other Important Deadlines


The Alaska Forum on the Environment is pleased to provide an opportunity for individuals, organizations, agencies, and businesses to propose a technical breakout presentation for the February 4-8th, 2013 event.  This public "Call for Presentations" will be available through October 31, 2012.

The Alaska Forum seeks presentations on topics that address technical, scientific or general information on environmental issues. Approved presentations are typically educational in content and information-based. Where topics represent a controversial issue, the topic should include a range of information that shares a broad understanding of the diversity of perspectives about an issue. Topics that promote a product, service or singular position on an issue are generally not considered.

For this landmark 15th year event, we are providing the opportunity to submit proposed presentations through this online process. We hope that you will find this an effective and efficient method to suggest your proposed presentation. 

To submit your proposed presentation please click here to begin.



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Alaska Forum on the Environment, 2013


We are proud to announce 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.

 There are only a few days remaining to get the most highly discounted rate available, so register nowThis discount rate ends on October 14, 2012.
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Environmental Education Funding Opportunity for Youth Projects

Thanks to the generous support of the US EPA, the Alaska Forum is proud to offer funding opportunities of up to $5000 through the Community Environmental Education Stewardship through Youth Involvement projectThis program will support focused proposals from small communities(population less than 5000 in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, or Washington)where youth seek involvement in environmental stewardship efforts. Proposals will be selected where youth are matched with a local environmental professional or teacher who will mentor youth as they address a specific concern in the community and work to solve it. Non-profit 501c3 organizations, middle schools and high schools or districts may submit proposals. 

Download the Request for Proposal document for detailed information.  Deadline for submittals is November 15, 2012.


Rural Alaska Landfill Operator Training - Now Available October 16-18, 2012


Thanks to the generous support of the USDA, Rural Alaska Landfill Operators (RALO) Training
is now available!  The RALO course is for the designated landfill operator and administrator in a village with a Class III landfill or open dump, and focuses on the duties of the landfill operator, their personal safety, and the safety of the village. These courses are hosted by Alaska Forum, Inc with trainers and expertise provided in cooperation with the Solid Waste Association of North America, (SWANA), Alaska Chapter.

The next class will be offered in Anchorage on October 16-18, 2012.   Click here to signup today.


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.  Enroll now to utilize current fiscal year funding resources before they run out.

To review our course list and enroll, please visit our online training page.


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