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Fukushima, 5 Years

Fukushima, 5 Years

This month is the fifth anniversary of the Tohoku Earthquake. This earthquake set in to motion a chain of events that lead to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in Japan. Since then, radioactive isotopes have been spreading across the Pacific Ocean with little known effects to our health, seafood, […]

Fukushima monitoring project season two

Fukushima monitoring project season two

  In an ongoing effort to monitor the detectable radiation escaping into the Pacific Ocean from Fukushima Japan, Seward will again take part in an annual water sampling at the head of our bay. Last year Resurrecton Bay Conservation Alliance partnered with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute on this project to […]

Tuesday Night Lights

Tuesday Night Lights

Unexpected solar storms treated Seward to a pretty good light show on late tuesday night / early wednesday morning.                                                               […]

May Beach Cleanup !

May Beach Cleanup !

11th Annual RESURRECTION BAY Beach & Watershed Cleanup Saturday May 16, 2015     Come help clean up Resurrection Bay beaches and it’s watershed! Boat transportation will be provided to outer beaches, weather permitting. For more information (including past videos), please visit the RBCA website: www.rbca-alaska.org Please email the cleanup […]

Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance Scholarship

Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance Scholarship

Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance  is proud to announce that we are accepting applications from local graduating high school seniors for a single one thousand dollar scholarship this year. Must be a local high school senior headed to college next fall as this is intended to be used for tuition or […]

A Historic Moment for Salmon Protection in Alaska

A Historic Moment for Salmon Protection in Alaska

Posted by Bob Shavelson at Feb 23, 2015 04:55 PM | Permalink The Chuitna watershed supports all 5 species of wild Pacific salmon. Today, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources released a public notice asking Alaskans to comment on whether water should be reserved in Middle Creek to protect wild […]

NW Think-tank publishes report on Seward coal issues

NW Think-tank publishes report on Seward coal issues

This article was posted with Sightline’s permission. Please don’t forget to click on the photo, video, and text links in the article. What a coal terminal means for a community. Northwest communities faced with the prospect of new or expanded coal terminals would do well to study their real-life impacts […]

RBCA Fundraiser a Success Thanks to Generous Community

We’d like to express our sincere gratitude to all of the individuals and businesses that helped make our 8th annual fundraiser a success; Alaskan Brewing Company, Bardarson Studio, Bear Creek Winery, US Senator Mark Begich, Broken Tooth Brewing, Discover Harmony, Adventure Sixty North, APEX Gym LLC, Celestial Meads, Softly Silk, […]

Seward Beach Cleanup Is Coming

Seward Beach Cleanup Is Coming

10th Annual RESURRECTION BAY Beach & Watershed Cleanup Saturday May 17, 2014   Come help clean up Resurrection Bay beaches and it’s watershed! Boat transportation will be provided to outer beaches, weather permitting. For more information (including past videos), please visit the RBCA website:  www.rbca-alaska.org   Please email the cleanup […]

Fukushima Monitoring Project off to Good Start!

Fukushima Monitoring Project off to Good Start!

Thank you everyone in Seward who has taken an interest and generously helped out with the Fukushima Project. The project has received a lot of attention and interest about the well being of Resurrection Bay. So far, over half of the funding necessary has been raised for the proposed water […]

Fukushima fallout, what can Seward do?

Fukushima fallout, what can Seward do?

A report from the American Geophysical Union, Ocean Sciences Section, was released earlier this week. Current findings show that water-borne plume of “radiation from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster may reach the U.S. West Coast within weeks”. The cesium-134 laced fallout has steadily made its way across the Pacific Ocean via […]

RBCA Salmon Surveys a success!

RBCA Salmon Surveys a success!

This fall Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance (RBCA) worked in conjunction with the Alaska Department of Fish & Game’s (ADF&G) Kenai office to conduct surveys of salmonid species in 2 tributaries of Japanese Creek.  Although both were suspected of being anadramous, neither one had been surveyed in the past to verify […]

Morning tea on Marathon

Morning tea on Marathon

Finally, a break in the mid 40’s , rainy, cloudy, Seward winter gloom. The night before the Superbowl was here and tomorrow held the promise of  not just football, junk food, and beer, but also a cool sunny day on the Kenai Peninsula. Oh the possibilities! After weighting all the […]