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Collector finds marine reptile fossil in mountains of Alaska

...Researchers have confirmed the discovery of a marine reptile fossil in the Talkeetna Mountains, the University of Alaska Museum of the North announced Wednesday.Fossil bones of an elasmosaur (ee-LAZ'-moh-sohr), a type of plesiosaur...
What others say: Be kind to new arrivals

...notice this far more than we who live here.So be good-natured if someone asks directions to the University of Alaska Museum of the North, restaurant recommendations downtown during the Midnight Sun Festival or needs help deciding what to...
American food exhibit opens in Fairbanks stop in Alaska for the exhibit, which has already traveled to Homer, Palmer and Talkeetna.The University of Alaska Museum of the North is presenting the exhibit, which explores how culture, geography and tradition influence American meals...
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Museum starts collections transfer to new vault

...she said. "I keep a journal every day of work, kind of the raw data."Working with Carrlee this week are three Alaska museum professionals helping with the move and learning from the process. Carrlee said it's been great to have helpers...
Rare shorebird spotted near Juneau Alaska three times before and never photographed, said lifelong birder Steve Heinl, part of the University of Alaska Museum's Alaska Checklist Committee, the arbiter of what's on Alaska's official list of documented birds.Long-billed...
Refuge Notebook: Black widows take terminal trips to Alaska

...bring or mail them to their local University of Alaska Cooperative Extension Service office or to the University of Alaska Museum. Please include your name and contact information and details on the place and date of collection.Matt Bowser serves...
Alaska Museum brings AK history to life at Redoubt

...through unique programs such as the Alaska Museum Day at Redoubt Elementary school...Innovative approaches, such as the Alaska Museum to teaching history, requires...Arthur. The duo will have another Alaska Museum next year at Redoubt Elementary...
Cattle on remote islands face threat

...population on non-native arctic foxes, said Withrow, collection manager for the bird department at the University of Alaska Museum of the North in Fairbanks. Ebbert, the federal biologist, says restoring the environment means removing both non-native...
Art Briefs

...information or to reserve a space call Rae at 262-2729.Museum of the North calls for artisansThe University of Alaska Museum of the North announces a call to artisans of the circumpolar North to apply for the 2012 Artisan Expo and Sale Oct...
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Homer man seeks to float elaborate maritime museum

...on a ship at sea would, he said. "No museum does that," he said. Neece said he has spoken with people in the Alaska museum industry who have said Homer would be a good place to establish a maritime museum. It has easy access by land, sea...


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