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Story last updated at 4:47 PM on Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Islands and Ocean Visitor Center

Kachemak Bay Research Reserve and Fish and Wildlife Service staff offer free, guided interpretive estuary and beach walks until mid-August. Meet at the visitor center patio for estuary walks, held 1-2 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Meet at the Bishop's Beach parking lot for beach walks, held 11 a.m.-noon on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Discovery labs are held 1-3 p.m. on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays in the visitor center lab. The free, hands-on labs let participants of all ages explore a variety of coastal science topics, which change weekly. Coastal birds of Alaska is the topic for June 25. Keeping an Eye on Our Ocean: Monitoring Life in Kachemak Bay is the topic for June 29-July 2.

All events are free and open to the public. More information about these and other events may be found at www.islandsandocean.org.


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