Katmai Launches Centennial Webinar Series

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News Release Date: June 26, 2018

Contact: Anela Ramos

Katmai National Park & Preserve, King Salmon, Alaska – Katmai National Park and Preserve continues its centennial celebration throughout the summer with a series of webinars on explore.org/bears.

These webinars —occurring approximately twice a month—will feature a variety of dynamic speakers deeply connected to Katmai’s wildlife, historic lodges, flora, fisheries, and Alaska Native cultures.

Webinar Schedule:
June 27 - “100 years of Administrative History at Katmai National Park and Preserve”
Katie Myers, NPS Alaska Museum Curator

July 6 - “One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Brooks Fish”
Katie Ringsmuth, Historian for the Alaska Association for Historic Preservation

July 7 - “NN Cannery History Project”
Katie Ringsmuth, Historian for the Alaska Association for Historic Preservation

August 3 - “Brown Bear, Seals, and Sea Otter–Oh My! Unexpected Interactions on the Katmai Coast”
Grant Hilderbrand, Chief of the Marine Ecosystems Office, USGS Alaska Science Center

August 16 - “Century of Landscape Change”
Torre Jorgenson, Botanist from Alaska Ecoscience

Sept 21 - “Cultural Crossroads in Prehistory”
Aron Crowell, Alaska Director of the Arctic Studies Center, Smithsonian Institution

All presentations will occur at Brooks Camp with the opportunity to view live on explore.org/bears. Dates and times are subject to change. Further details and updates on centennial events are available online at https://go.usa.gov/xUa2s

Park visitors, virtual and in-person, are invited to share their stories and adventures with Katmai through social media with the hashtag #katmai100. Photos, videos and other park inspired artwork will be reposted to the park’s official social media outlets.

Last updated: June 26, 2018

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