Natural Science Education and Community Center
Alaska has a tremendous educational/recreational resource in Palmer Hay Flats
State Game Refuge for its citizens of all ages.
This special Refuge in our midst offers tremendous opportunities for learning
about a wide range of elements unique to Alaska – Native history and culture,
Colony settlement history, as well as a spectacularly rich and diverse wild
landscape. From upland habitat to wet, estuarial marsh to tundra ponds and
ancient glacial rivers, it is a living laboratory available to students of all
ages who would venture forth with curious minds.
In following our mission of community stewardship for this special place, we
realize that true fulfillment lies in a solid foundation of awareness,
knowledge, and respect of this and all public lands. Through youth and adult
education programs, recreational enjoyment and general community use, our
proposed Natural Science Education/Community Center will provide the means with
which to achieve not only these goals, but an unparalleled sense of pride for
Learn more about this important project and its impact on preserving the
Palmer Hay Flats.
(Note: All planning documents are in Adobe PDF format and
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