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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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Monthly Trivia Question - April

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Check out past Trivia Questions and other 40th Anniversary Fun




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After a 2 year hiatus, our 

Spring Fling is BACK! 

Book online now!

Join us Friday, May 20th at Alice's Champagne Palace. You'll eat, drink and dance the night away listening to the musical stylings of the KP Brass Band! Tickets are $100 per person and include appetizers, desserts, and one drink.

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We are Hiring!


 2 Positions for the Summer!

Peterson Bay Field Station Naturalist

Work alongside our other naturalist, college intern, and Peterson Bay Field Station coordinator to lead camps for local kids, overnight trips for youth groups, and tidepooling/forest hike day trips for visitors.


For more information and a full job description


 Part-time Office Assistant 

 Help with the day to day office needs such as answering phones, greeting visitors, booking tours, answering questions about CACS and Homer and selling promotional items.


For more information and a full job description



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

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Inspiration Ridge Preserve

Violet-green Swallow Nest Project

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

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


Thank You 2021 Business Partners!

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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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