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Sitka Fine Arts Camp instructors Paul Cox and W.T. McRae discuss this week’s “Art Shares,” or faculty performances. 7 PM each evening through July 5 at the Odess Theater in Allen Hall (no admission charge). Art Shares are a chance for students to see how professional artists engage the public on stage. Learn more about the Sitka Fine Arts Camp online.
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‘Art Shares’ light up camp this week
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