Keefer Brown, paid us a surprise visit last week. He and his Mom drove to Seward to donate $1000 that he raised selling his hand decorated candles! Keefer decorates his candles with shells and other items he finds on the beach. This remarkable young fellow has become a good friend […]
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The Alaska SeaLife Center is excited to announce the addition of two new residents to the Center’s aviary. The birds are a mating pair of Smew who were recently transferred to the aquarium from a breeding facility in Washington State. As is typical of new animals at the […]
The Alaska SeaLife Center’s Rehabilitation Program will be highlighted in this Saturday’s episode. Set your alarm clock for 7:30 am and check out Jeff Corwin’s visit to Seward. Jeff explores Aialik Glacier and visits the Alaska SeaLife Center. The episode will air on ABC Channel 13 Anchorage. Curious? Here […]
On September 26th, students arrived to the weekly Ocean Sciences Club and found this question on the board: “We know Woody ate 260 pollock today. How many pounds of fish did he eat?” To find the answer, the club first had to learn about fish otoliths, sometimes called “ear stones”. […]
We are open from 10 am – 5 pm today.
ASLC will be closed to the public today due to the weather issues.
Due to the increasingly poor weather conditions today, the ASLC will cancel its Ocean Sciences Club meeting tonight only. However, next week’s meeting on September 26th will offer some extraordinary edible and educational treats! Next week’s meeting will begin at 5:00 PM, as normal, but we invite club participants to […]
The Alaska SeaLife Center is currently performing some routine maintenance projects on two of its larger exhibits. Starting Saturday, September 8 through late October, the Steller sea lion and harbor seal habitats will be drained so that work can be completed on the tank walls. New sealant is being applied […]
Thanks to all the students and families who participated in our informational meeting on Monday. The Alaska SeaLife Center Education team is happy to announce that we will be holding Ocean Sciences Club meetings every Wednesday from 5:00-6:30 PM. The club will start next Wednesday, September 5th! We will […]
Coming this fall: Ocean Sciences Club Seward and Moose Pass teens are invited to join SeaLife Center staff as we explore the mysteries of our marine environment. This new after-school club will meet weekly, starting this September! Join us for an informational meeting August 27th at 7pm at the Alaska […]
It’s been a busy year for the rescue and rehabilitation program at the Alaska SeaLife Center. As the only permanent stranding facility for marine mammals in Alaska, responses to animals have spanned across the state from the Bering Sea to Southeast Alaska to Barrow. Currently our program is rehabilitating twelve […]
Lace up those running shoes and support the rescue and rehabilitation of injured or orphaned marine birds and mammals! The ALASKA SEALIFE CENTER will host the 14th ANNUAL 5K WILDLIFE RESCUE WALK/RUN on August 4th in Seward. The Alaska SeaLife Center cares for many species of stranded and injured marine […]
The Alaska SeaLife Center would like to thank Alaskans for making our 10th anniversary a great year. After ten years building a solid foundation for our science, rehabilitation, and education programs, the SeaLife Center is now poised to help the community and decision makers better understand the health of our […]
The Alaska SeaLife Center will close early on Friday, August 15 in preparation for a special event. Visitors can enter the Center until 5 p.m. Please contact Dawn Kimberlin, public relations manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 224-6311 if you have any questions. Thanks for your support, Seward!
As of this morning (6/5/08), 18 Steller sea lion pups have been born on Chiswell Island. The first pup of the season was lost to high surf conditions; fortunately, that is the only loss so far. The number of Steller sea lion pups born to date is above average compared to […]
Researchers at the Alaska SeaLife Center are collecting the otoliths (ear bones) of chinook (king) and coho (silver) salmon for a study on the ocean survivorship of these salmon species. The Alaska SeaLife Center, in conjunction with a private research company, has been working on a program to help speed […]
The Alaska SeaLife Center is now open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hours will extend from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. after May 1.
The thousands of pounds of frozen fish sitting silently in the Alaska SeaLife Center freezers waiting to be pulled, thawed and fed to the animals might not seem to have much to say. However, the stories that can be told by the hardworking men and women who catch the fish […]
Will you celebrate your 10th wedding anniversary in 2008? Why not celebrate with the Alaska SeaLife Center? Its our 10th anniversary, too! Provide a copy of your marriage license or a newspaper announcement from your 1998 wedding, and receive a free, one-year Couples Membership. Has your twosome grown? We […]