Our Mission

The Ocean Alaska Science and Learning Center promotes stewardship of the marine influenced ecosystems of Alaska’s coastal national parks through education and research.

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NPS Education Efforts in Alaska

The OASLC conducts teacher workshops and village outreach in marine science education.

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Marine Debris off Harris Bay

Debris, washed up on Alaska's national park beaches, is collected, bagged and removed by NPS staff and volunteers.

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Arctic Impressions

Take a virtual tour of Alaska's Arctic coastline.

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OASLC Strategic Plan

The OASLC Strategic Plan for fiscal years 2016-2020 specifies goals, objectives and five-year targets for accountability.

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OASLC Videos

The OASLC contributes their time and expertise in creating videos for our partners and partner parks.

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OASLC Resource Briefs

The OASLC staff collaborates with park staff and I&M networks in producing resource briefs.

Last updated: May 8, 2017