AFE 2022: Using School Weather Stations to Make Energy and Climate Education More Accessible

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Alaska’s youth need energy and weather data relative to their environment. In an effort to make these educational opportunities more place-based, accessible, and equitable, the Renewable Energy Alaska Project (REAP) is loaning professional-grade weather stations to several Alaskan schools through the Weather Education Program. The integration of this weather data allows students to explore the question "How can we use ...

AFE 2022: Local and Statewide Partnerships for Invasive Species Management – What They’re Doing and How You Can Get Involved

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Invasive species prevention and management are strong across the state and there are local, regional and statewide partnerships collaborating for success. Learn about the statewide efforts of the Alaska Invasive Species Partnerships (AKISP), case examples from regional multi-entity engagement and examples of local efforts by Cooperative Invasive Species Management Areas (CISMA) in Alaska, and how to engage the public in ...

AFE 2022: Best Management Practices to Prevent Introductions of Invasive Species During Alaskan Activities

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Hiking, gardening, fishing, hunting, berry picking, and all the ways you transport your party (e.g. boat or all-terrain vehicle) can contribute to the introduction and spread of harmful invasive species. This session will introduce you to easily adopted best management practices that can prevent the introduction and spread of invasive species during favorite activities in and around your community. Specifically, ...

AFE 2022: Get Your Float On! Clean Boating and Harbors

Alaskans rely on our pristine waters for fun, food, and transportation. As we prepare to get out on the water this summer, take a moment to prevent oil spills and other pollution to maintain the health of our waters. A recent survey gained a holistic view of issues around our harbors and how we can encourage proper pollution management techniques ...

AFE 2022: Chignik Climate Resiliency Action Plan

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This session will cover the Climate Resiliency Action Plan under development for the community of Chignik Bay, located on the south shore of the Pacific side of the Alaska Peninsula. This project will combine and summarize the findings of past and current studies and/or data collections related to the climate, erosion, and flooding in our community as well as identify ...