Monthly Archives: May 2012

Want to put an adventurous twist on your summer camp experience? Outdoor Adventures will be offering two new and exciting sets of camps this summer. One is called The Expedition Series for ages 13 – 17 and the other called Little Nanook Adventure camp for 10-13. These camps are a positive way for your student to spend their summer … Continue reading Outdoor Adventures offers new youth adventure camps

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School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences student Nathan Heeringa has earned a National Garden Clubs scholarship of $3,500. The scholarship is for students majoring in fields related to horticulture and the environment. Heeringa, who grew up in Bellingham, Wash., on a small family dairy farm, moved to Fairbanks in 2006 to enroll in the natural resources management program, emphasizing … Continue reading UAF student receives National Garden Clubs grant scholarship

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What was Alaska like before the pipeline? What’s been gained? What’s been lost? Terrence Cole will expand on his vast and entertaining knowledge of Alaska history, and discuss the changes Alaska has experienced as a result of the discovery of oil in a free lecture at 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 13 at Schaible Auditorium. Cole … Continue reading 2012 Spotlight Series: Back in the day before oil June 13

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Valerie Barber will give a free lecture on how Alaska hardwoods, aspen and cottonwood, provide excellent logs for full-scribe cabin building at 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 12 in 201 O’Neill as part of Alaska’s Land and Sea Lecture Series. Barber directs the UAF-Forest Products Program for UAF-SNRAS and is a forestry/climate change specialist with Cooperative Extension Service. She organizes … Continue reading Alaska’s Land and Sea Lecture Series: Building with Hardwood Logs June 12

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Skijor With Your Dog, by Mari Høe-Raitto and Carol Kaynor, is available for purchase. This second edition is published by the University of Alaska Press and distributed by the University of Chicago Press. To order visit www.uaf.edu/uapress/ or call 888-252-6657.  

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Join Director Alex Hwu from the Center for Distance Education for the Family Cultural Night kick-off lecture 7 p.m – 8 p.m., Monday, June 11, at the Museum of the North. Attendance is free. Learn about Taiwanese culture, economy, food and people. Hwu, has over seven years of experience in managing online learning units and program development in … Continue reading Family Cultural Night: The Culture of Taiwan June 11

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