Green Banks are a new channel for Alaska entrepreneurs to leverage federal funding for ventures related to clean energy and climate resilience. Spruce Root and the Valdez Native Tribe are both part of a movement to direct billions in public-private capital.
Alaska Auto Rental is expanding its service area to a new location near the Valdez Airport.
Federal money for the Native Village of Eyak will pay for construction of a road to a spill response facility at Shepard Point, north of Cordova.
The UAF Geophysical Institute and Green Star of Interior Alaska are sending refurbished electronics to Valdez, Nenana, and Nulato for students to use for drone aircraft.
The Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council has recently been working with regional partners to deploy two new weather buoys in Port Valdez.
When it’s time to network, learn, and even pick up some swag, there are a bevy of annual conventions held statewide to inform and entertain.