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KCAW general manager Ken Fate and development director Amy Kramer-Johnson outline plans for this Friday’s (10-5-12) One-Day Fund Drive. Alaska Airlines raffle tickets will remain on sale through Alaska Day (10-18-12). Stardust Ball tickets will go on sale for Raven Radio members on October 11 (at the station, in person or by phone 10AM – 5PM, 907-747-5877), and for the general public on October 12 (at Old Harbor Books).
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One-day Drive, raffle, and Stardust: Let the noise begin!
A species of fern common in Asia has been found in Southeast Alaska. But unlike invasive species, Wright’s filmy fern is an early colonizer. And figuring out how and when it got here is the next piece of the puzzle. more
Rob Harcourt is a professor of Marine Ecology at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. He's in Sitka as a Scientist in Residency Fellow (SIRF) at the Sitka Sound Science Center. Harcourt uses advanced tagging techniques to study ocean animals and their habitat -- everything from jellyfish to blue whales. He'll be speaking tonight (6PM Wed Apr 22, Alaska Raptor Rehabilitation Center, free) on climate change and penquins: "Will Happy Feet feel the heat?" With SSS research director Tory O'Connell. Downloadable audio. more