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Cindy Edwards, director of the Hames Wellness Center, says all classes will take place as usual during the Alaska Travel Industry Association conference in Sitka next week (Oct 7-10). The main gym at Hames will host the main conference, but the free weight room will be open for early-bird workouts. For the complete schedule visit the Hames Center online.
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All classes available at Hames during ATIA convention
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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