The Alaska SeaLife Center Admits First Stranded Animal of 2018
January 18, 2018

Sea otter pup, recovered on Bishop’s Beach New Year’s Day, now under 24-hour care.
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Alaska SeaLife Center begins FREEzing Winter Wednesdays
November 1, 2017

Every Wednesday from November 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018, Alaska residents receive free general admission to the Alaska SeaLife Center upon presentation of a valid ID.
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Stranded Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Calf Safely Transported to the Alaska SeaLife Center for Rehabilitation
October 3, 2017

The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) received a stranded male beluga whale calf from Cook Inlet on Saturday, September 30.
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Sea otter pup, stranded on Kasilof Beach, improves steadily ASLC staff expect to move the pup to the “I.Sea.U” in the near future
September 28, 2017

A male sea otter pup rescued from Kasilof Beach was admitted to the Alaska SeaLife Center on Thursday, September 7th. The lone pup was observed on the shore covered in sand. With the support of local residents, ASLC’s Wildlife Response Team responded.
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Alaska SeaLife Center’s distance learning program wins national award
August 22, 2017

The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is pleased to announce that it has received the Pinnacle Award from the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC)!
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Alaska SeaLife Center announces birth of Steller sea lion pup
August 21, 2017

The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is pleased to announce the birth of a Steller sea lion pup, Kuliak, to parents Eden and Pilot!
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ASLC is rehabilitating a male Pacific walrus calf that stranded near Nome, Alaska on Wednesday, June 14
June 20, 2017

ASLC is rehabilitating a male Pacific walrus calf that stranded near Nome, Alaska on Wednesday, June 14
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Alaska SeaLife Center celebrates World Oceans Day on June 8
June 7, 2017

On Thursday, June 8, the Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) will join the global celebration of World Oceans Day. This year’s theme is “Our Oceans: Our Future.” With paid admission, ASLC is celebrating with free interactive and educational activities for the whole family with a special emphasis on reducing marine debris.
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Alaska SeaLife Center kicks off summer with new exhibits and tours
June 5, 2017

Summer time fun is in full swing at the Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) with new exhibits and experiences for visitors! Expanded summer hours now through September 3 are: Monday – Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm and Friday – Saturday – Sunday: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm.
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Sea otter pup progressing well under Alaska SeaLife Center care. Members of the public may view pup in the Center’s “I.Sea.U” unit
May 10, 2017

The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is inviting visitors to see wildlife response and rehabilitation in action.
A tiny sea otter pup is now receiving 24-hour care in the Center’s “I.Sea.U” area where members of the public may observe the pup being cared for by animal care specialists. Estimated to be three weeks old when it was admitted to ASLC’s Wildlife Response and Rehabilitation Program on March 18, staff say the pup is progressing well.
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Alaska SeaLife Center Admits First Stranded Seal of 2017
March 29, 2017

The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) has admitted its first stranded marine mammal of 2017, a yearling ringed seal from Dutch Harbor. Following on the heels of a record breaking year in 2016 for the Center’s wildlife response team, ASLC President and CEO, Tara Riemer says wildlife response is shifting from a primarily summer activity to a steady year-round concern.
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Alaska SeaLife Center Announces Alaska Ocean Leadership Award Recipients
January 31, 2017

The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards. These awards are given annually to individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the awareness and sustainability of the state’s marine resources.
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Winter FISHtival kicks-off at the Alaska SeaLife Center
January 2, 2017

Family friendly activities, special feedings and educational opportunities on four Saturdays during the month of January, 2017

Seward, Alaska (January 3, 2017) – The Alaska SeaLife Center is pleased to kick-off 2017 with Winter FISHtival! Each Saturday during the month of January the Center will offer special family friendly activities led by animal care experts and educators. All activities are included in the cost of admission and free to members.
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ASLC Begins FREEzing Winter Wednesdays
November 1, 2016

The Alaska SeaLife Center invites Alaska residents to take advantage of FREEzing Winter Wednesdays when planning their winter excursions. Every Wednesday from November 2, 2016 through February 22, 2017, Alaska residents receive free general admission to the Alaska SeaLife Center upon presentation of a valid ID. Visitors 12 years of age and under must be accompanied by an adult.
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ASLC Staff and Volunteer Awards
October 31, 2016

The annual ASLC Staff and Volunteer Awards were presented by President and CEO Tara Riemer and Human Resources Manager Amy Komarek last Friday. Join us in recognizing again these well-deserving, dedicated employees, volunteers, and service partners!
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ASLC to Lead Creation of Nationwide Wildlife Response Network: Unprecedented disaster preparedness effort to involve zoos and aquariums across the U.S.
October 31, 2016

The Alaska SeaLife Center is pleased to announce it has received a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to work with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums to create and sustain a nationwide network of animal care professionals to respond to oil spills and other disasters.
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ASLC Collaborates with NOAA to Use Novel Satellite Technology in Study of At-risk Harbor Seals
October 25, 2016

Scientists from the Alaska SeaLife Center recently returned from the first research mission to utilize new satellite technology for the study of harbor seal populations. The month-long expedition to the Aleutian Islands on board the research vessel Norseman was conducted in collaboration with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Polar Ecosystems Program.
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Nominations open for 2017 Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards
October 18, 2016

The Alaska SeaLife Center announces the opening of the nomination period for the 2016-17 Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards. ASLC established the Awards to recognize those who have made significant contributions to ocean sciences, education, and resource management in Alaska. All awards will be presented at the Alaska Marine Gala on February 11, 2017. Nominations for the 2017 Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards are open now through December 2, 2016.
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ASLC's Distance Learning Program Wins National Award
September 23, 2016

The Alaska SeaLife Center is pleased to announce that it has received the Pinnacle Award for the 2015-16 school year from the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration.
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AZA Grants Accreditation to Alaska SeaLife Center
September 14, 2016

The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) today announced that the Alaska SeaLife Center was granted accreditation by AZA’s independent Accreditation Commission.
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ASLC announces 2016-2017 fall/winter hours and tour schedule to begin September 5
September 1, 2016

The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) announced today the new fall/winter hours and tour schedule for 2016-2017.
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Alaska SeaLife Center announces debut of Steller sea lion pup, Perl
August 26, 2016

After much anticipation, the Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is pleased to announce the public debut of Perl, a Steller sea lion pup born at the ASLC on July 1, 2016. Visitors to the Center will have the opportunity to see Perl with mother Eden on five weekends (Fri/Sat/Sun) from 11:00am to 2:00pm, beginning Friday, August 26 through Sunday, September 25.
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ASLC Wildlife Response Program to Release Harbor Seal Thursday in Cordova
August 23, 2016

The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is pleased to announce the release of another Pacific harbor seal pup this Thursday, August 25 in Cordova, Alaska. The female pup—named Qiteq (pronounced key-tuck, the Sugpiaq word for Rain)—was taken into the Wildlife Response Program on May 27, and was its first female Pacific harbor seal patient of 2016.
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ASLC Wildlife Response Program to Release Harbor Seal Saturday in Seward
August 5, 2016

The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is proud to announce the release of a male Pacific harbor seal pup on Saturday, August 6. The timing of the pup’s release coincides with the Center’s 18th Annual Wildlife Rescue Run & Walk, a fundraiser benefiting its Wildlife Response Program. The public and media are invited to attend.
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18th Annual Wildlife Rescue Run benefits ASLC Wildlife Response Program
July 29, 2016

The Alaska SeaLife Center is hosting its 18th Annual 5K Wildlife Rescue Run & Walk on Saturday, August 6. The annual family-friendly race is a fundraiser to support the Center’s Wildlife Response Program. This has been another busy year for the Program, which has admitted four harbor seals, one spotted seal, four sea otters, and a spectacled eider to date.
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