Mushroom walk

Mushroom in the forest

In this walk, Christin Swearingen will give a brief overview of biology and ecology of fungi, then explore the trails and learn how to identify some fungi we find. We will learn about both edible and inedible mushrooms. No experience necessary. Come with all your questions! Ages 13+. $5 participation fee. Register here. Christin is […]

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“In a Time of Change: Boreal Forest Stories” live performance

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Featuring performances and presentations by artists, writers, and scientists of the “In a Time of Change: Boreal Forest Stories” project: Maite Agopian (puppeteer) Susan Campbell (poet, artist) Terry Chapin (scientist, author) Sean Dowgray (musician, composer) Daryl Farmer (writer) Susan Grace (musician, songwriter) Margo Klass (artist) Debbie Clarke Moderow (writer) Klara Maisch (artist) North Star Ballet […]

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“In a Time of Change: Boreal Forest Stories” exhibit and opening reception

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Sept. 2-30 (Mon.-Sat., 12-6 p.m.)The Bear Gallery, 3rd floor Centennial Center for the Arts, Pioneer Park Gallery Hours: Mon-Sat 12-6 p.m. Sept. 2 (12-8 p.m.)Opening day: Sept. 2, noon-8 p.m. Sept. 2 (4-6 p.m.)Reception – meet the ITOC artists, writers, educators, and scientists Embark on a foray into the forest with over 44 cross-disciplinary creators of […]

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LARS’ Local Day

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Join us for an educational tour of UAF’s Large Animal Research Station where you will learn about muskoxen, reindeer, and wood bison. Tours will be every hour starting at 10 am and the last tour will start at 3 pm.  Admission fee etc. 3 non perishable food items for the Fairbanks Community Food Bank Contact […]

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Green Marketplace and Innovation Hub

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Green Marketplace Friday and Saturday, Sept. 2-3, noon-6 p.m.  The Green Marketplace will feature Alaska artisan vendors, Alasked-owned businesses promoting and selling products focused on sustainability, Indigenous artists and makers, and educational and informational tables. The Green Marketplace is presented by the Northern Alaska Environmental Center. Innovation Hub  Friday and Saturday, Sept. 2-3, 1-5 p.m.  […]

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Fairbanks Fungi Festival

Mushrooms

There are more species of fungi than plants and animals combined. Fungi can help humanity and the environment in so many ways. Fungi are used as medicine, and new compounds are being discovered all the time. They can clean up oil spills, purify watersheds, and metabolize radiation! They are one of the cheapest, yet most […]

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