University of Alaska Fairbanks Summer Sessions and Lifelong Learning is hosting more than 40 free lectures, concerts and other events this summer. Here is what’s happening during the week of July 30 to Aug. 5.
The Matanuska Experiment Farm in Palmer will host Alaska Agriculture Appreciation Day at the farm from noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 4.
A remnant population of woolly mammoths on a remote Alaska island was likely pushed to extinction by rising sea levels and a lack of access to fresh water, according to a newly published study.
Erin Whitney likes to push herself. A former competitive Nordic skier, she enjoys extreme adventures with her family while taking advantage of Alaska’s summer sunlight. Her work also involves sunshine. She collects data on solar photovoltaic power generation around the state for the Alaska Center for Energy and Power.