outreach and affiliations

Contributing to our community

We support, organize and participate in a number of important outreach, fundraising, and conference events throughout the year.
  • Barrow Impact Camp
  • Native Village School Visits
  • Alaska Tsunami Ocean Sciences Bowl
  • United Way Walk for Warmth
  • Polar Bear Plunge
  • Alaska Walk for Women
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association Executive Lockup
  • Alaska Sea Life Center Marine Science Gala
  • Prince William Sound Science Center Copper River Nouveau
  • Children's Lunchbox Gala
  • Alaska Marine Science Symposium
  • Society for Marine Mammalogy Biennial Conference
  • Arctic Technology Conference
  • Polar Research Board
  • Arctic Forum
  • Arctic Research Planning Night
  • Walrus Disturbance Workshop
  • Ocean Sciences Meeting
  • Northern Oil and Gas Research Forum
  • Resource Development Council

Our team brings certifications and affiliations with the following organizations:


  • North Slope Training Cooperative (NSTC)
  • Cultural Awareness Training
  • Marine Offshore Survival Training
  • CPR/First Aid/AED Training
  • TWIC Documentation
  • HAZWOPER Training
  • USCG Safety Equipment and Survival Procedures Training
  • Field Safety and Bear Awareness Training
  • Firearms Safety Training
  • PADI SCUBA Certification
  • Polar Bear Awareness, Safety, and Deterrence Training
  • Wetland Delineation Training
  • Oil Sea Otter Rehabilitation Training Electrofishing Certification


  • The Wildlife Society, Member
  • Society for Marine Mammalogy, Member
  • Acoustical Society of America, Member
  • American Fisheries Society, Member
  • Society of Wetlands Scientists
  • North Slope Science Initiative Science Advisory Panel
  • Anchorage Advisory Committee to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Board of Fish and the Board of Game, Secretary/Voting Member
  • Alaska Chapter of the 99's, Treasurer
  • North Slope Science Initiative (NSSI) Science & Technical Advisory Panel (STAP), 2016-2018
  • Prince William Sound Science Center Board of Directors, 2017-2020