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Story last updated at 3:39 PM on Wednesday, June 29, 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. Keeping an Eye on Our Ocean: Monitoring Life in Kachemak Bay is the topic for July 2. Marine mammals of Alaska is next.

All events are free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.islandsandocean.org.

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