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$40,000 for 40 Years!

Help us reach our goal to create a solid foundation for scholarships, increased programs for youth and family and a strong organization serving the Homer community and beyond!

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Coastal Studies Through the Decades

Atrticles in the Homer News by Former Ex. Director, Marilyn Sigman

Decade 1: 1982 - 1992

Decade 2: 1992 - 2002

Decade 3: 2002 - 2012

Decade 4: 2012 - 2022


Monthly Trivia Question - April

Trivia Question #2 What is this used for?  Bonus entry if you know who the two people are! 


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Boyd Walker and Tom Lange

Check out past Trivia Questions and other 40th Anniversary Fun




Coastal Studies in the News

AmeriCorp Team Service for CACS

Henry Reiske works with Chapman Students to build a boat to track oceanographic data

CACS works with Homer FLEX students to explore oceanography research

The Magic of Peterson Bay Field Station School Field Trips

New Peterson Bay Field Station Dock Installation Celebrated

CoastWalk 2014

Check out these cool stories aired on KTUU about our programs!

KTUU RoadTrippin-2020 to Kachemak Bay!

Inspiration Ridge Preserve

Support Kachemak Crane Watch and Sandhill Crane Conservation and Education

Order a special Craniac T-shirt & share the LOVE!

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Learn about Kachemak Crane Watch
Citizen Science Crane Watch


Violet-green Swallow Nest Project

Click here for more information on this special project beginning in 2022!


Thank You 2022 Business Partners!

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Connect Circle ($500 - $999)

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Explore Circle ($200 - $499)

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Wynn Nature Center

Come enjoy the beauty of the boreal forest. Smell the freshness of the spruce forest, gaze at the wildflowers and watch...

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Peterson Bay Field Station

Peterson Bay Field Station

Few places in the world have as rich a living laboratory as our Field Station on the south shore of Kachemak Bay...

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Drop in and view displays on local flora and fauna, browse our shop and borrow or rent snowshoes...

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Yurt on the Spit

Visit us here to check in for your Peterson Bay Field Station adventure or do a Creatures of the Dock Tour...

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