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Roger Schmidt, executive director of the Sitka Fine Arts Camp, discusses the 9th Annual Holiday Brass Concert, 7PM Monday (12-17-12) at the Sitka Performing Arts Center. Top brass musicians from San Francisco, Portland, and Seattle will join Schmidt for the concert. Tickets sold in advance at Old Harbor Books or at the Fine Arts Camp office.
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Holiday Brass celebrates 9th season in Sitka
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