Teacher Scholarships Available for 2016 Summer Courses in Denali

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Date: January 26, 2016
Contact: Sierra McLane, (907) 683-6436

The Murie Science and Learning Center, with support from Alaska Geographic, is awarding scholarships to teachers for accredited courses taking place in Denali National Park and Preserve.

These field-based courses are small group intensives that expose teachers to science, research and educational opportunities using Denali as their classroom. Courses are three to five days in length.

Professional development credit is made available through the University of Alaska.

For additional information and to apply, please visit Alaska Geographic's website. The application deadline is February 8.

The courses available for the 2016 scholarships are:

  • Birds of Denali (June 8 - 10)
  • Denali’s Large Mammals (June 10 – 12)
  • Wildflowers Walks (June 15 - 17)
  • Field Sketching (July 8 - 10)
  • Predators, Prey, and Politics (July 22 – 24)
  • Glaciology: Backcountry Science (July 28 – August 1)
  • Mushrooms of Denali (August 10 - 12)

The summer field courses are a partnership program between the National Park Service and Alaska Geographic through the Murie Science and Learning Center. Alaska Geographic is a proud supporter of the center’s mission to promote science and stewardship on behalf of national parks in northern Alaska. For additional information or questions email courses@murieslc.org or call 907-683-6432.

The Murie Science and Learning Center is open daily 9 am – 4:30 pm as the winter visitor center, providing visitor information and backcountry permits.

Last updated: January 26, 2016

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