The Alaska Public Lands Information Centers in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Ketchikan and Tok are proud to present a variety of educational programs, kits, and materials to assist teachers and youth leaders in meeting educational standards and curriculum needs. These interagency centers represent a local and statewide resource in teaching about concepts in science, geography, mathematics, language arts, art, life skills, employability and more.
"In the end we will conserve only what we love; we will love only what we understand."
The Alaska Public Lands Information Center in Anchorage, managed by the National Park Service, presently acts as a venue for the NPS Urban Education Program. The facility is located at 605 West 4th Avenue (at the corner of 4th and F Street) in the Old Federal Building in downtown Anchorage. Contact Joanne Welch at (907) 644-3670 or email at e-mail us.
The Alaska Public Lands Information Center in Fairbanks, also managed by the National Park Service, offers programs, kits, special events, and other educational resources. The center is located at 101 Dunkel St. in the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center, next to the Wendell Street bridge in downtown Fairbanks. Contact the Center at (907) 459-3730 or email at e-mail us.
The U.S. Forest Service manages the public lands information center in Ketchikan. Called the Southeast Discovery Center, the facility offers a menu of educational experiences as well. Contact Leslie Swada at (907) 228-6247or email at e-mail us.
The Tok Public Lands Information Center partners with the Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge in providing educational resources to the community. Contact Lisa Conrad at (907) 883-5667 or email at e-mail us.
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