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New Kenai Wildlife Refuge visitor center opens

...For me, as an educational specialist here at the refuge, I wanted to make it very kid-friendly," said education specialist Michelle Ostrowski. "I wanted to make it very tactile and multi-sensory."Bringing the previous 30-year-old...
Becoming outdoorsy

...expand upon current knowledge, starts next Wednesday.Tennie Bentz, Alaska Department of Fish and Game Wildlife Education specialist and BOW coordinator, said the program is now in its seventh year in Southeast Alaska. Each year, space for 80...
Juneau School District's anti-bullying programs

...assertiveness, how to get help when unsafe. Education specialist from AWARE visits schools once a year.Harborview...assertiveness, how to get help when unsafe. Education specialist from AWARE holds 2-3 lessons per year...
Grant to address mental health concerns in schools

...The grant is set to run for five years, with $1.8 million to be distributed annually.Todd Brocious is an education specialist with the department.He says the money will go toward districtwide training in Anchorage, the Matanuska-Susitna...
Dale Staley

...returned to his education roots, accepting a position with the Southeast Regional Resource Center, SERRC, as an Education Specialist with responsibilities for Alaska Close Up, the Carl Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Consortium, and...
Alaska Science Forum: Mystery of the South Fork wolf

...lifeless wolf in the center of the trail, Paragi and Leonard take a closer look. Mike Taras, an expert tracker and education specialist for the Department of Fish and Game, heads down the trail to look for clues to the wolf's demise. The seven-mile...
Beloved tree damaged by beetles

...the state and turned into a refuge in the early 1970s, when it was just 10 feet tall, said Mark Ross, an ADFG education specialist who knows the history of the refuge as well as anyone.The tree, estimated to be about 100 years old, now towers...
Den Of Thieves

...Building.Interestingly, it reappeared last year at the Goldbelt Building bike rack and was in the possession of an education specialist who worked there (since then, she has moved into employment with the bike-friendly school district).The...
Officials show how to release trapped pets

...complete with drawings by DeGennaro, on how to remove them."It came out awesome," said Mike Taras, a wildlife education specialist for ADFG in Fairbanks who worked on the brochure.The brochure includes suggestions for a "trap removal tool...
Preschoolers learn about environment, animals

...and voles - the theme of the session - scattered about the main room of the center.After Michelle Ostrowski, education specialist at the refuge, read a story with help from the kids who counted mice in the illustrations of the book, she taught...


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