Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitor Center

95 Sterling Hwy HomerAK99603
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This research and educational facility is a partnership between the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge and the Kachemak Bay Research Reserve. These groups seek to understand and conserve the marine environment, as well as to educate the public about the issues surrounding marine ecology. After studying the interpretive center, visitors can walk on paths leading through the estuary and the...
by 10best on January 11, 2010 from 10best

Editorial Reviews

This center provides a wonderful introduction to the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge covers some 3½ million acres spread across some 2,500 Alaskan islands, from Prince of Wales Island in the south to Barrow in the north. The 37,000-square-foot eco-friendly facility with towering windows facing Kachemak Bay is a must-see for anyone interested in wild places. A film takes...
by fodors on April 09, 2015 from fodors

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The Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center is a partnership between the US Fish and Wildlife Service's Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge and the Kachemak Bay Research Reserve. Built in 2003 as a resource for the community and visitors to Homer, Alaska, the building houses interpretive and interactive exhibits and displays describing the important work and research of the Alaska Maritime...
by tripadvisor on October 15, 2013 from tripadvisor
Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitor Center
by merchantcircle on November 27, 2011 from merchantcircle