Listen to iFriendly audio.
Amanda Taylor, with Brave Heart Volunteers, discusses plans for a free Foraker training for board and commission members (May 16-17, various venues around town). Any board or commission member is welcome to participate. To RSVP, or for more information, please call 747-4600. Visit Brave Heart Volunteers online.
The Morning Interview
Foraker training makes better board members
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