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Collector finds marine reptile fossil in mountains of Alaska

...ANCHORAGE - 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

...others, 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...
American food exhibit opens in Fairbanks

...the final 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...
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Rare shorebird spotted near Juneau

...spotted in 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

...can 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...
Cattle on remote islands face threat

...a 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...
Art Briefs

...For more 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...
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Fairbanks couple gives $200,000 to UA museum

FAIRBANKS (AP) -- A University of Alaska Museum employee and his wife have pledged $200,000 of their own money toward the museum expansion project. Barry McWayne, the museum's...
DNA barcodes

...the University of Alaska Anchorage and his student, Jeff Skaza; Dr. Derek Sikes, curator of insects at the University of Alaska Museum in Fairbanks and an avid coleopterist (a person who studies beetles); and Dr. David Wartinbee, professor...
Challenger Learning Center expands programs, trainings

...magical globe." The globe, also known as an iGlobe, is a spherical display screen. NASA grant partners the University of Alaska Museum of the North and professors at the University of Alaska Fairbanks created videos for the globe using data to...


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