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Summer 2020 Volunteer Projects

  • Citizen Science in Eaglek
    Sat, May 22
    Whittier
    May 22, 9:30 AM – Aug 31, 5:00 PM
    Whittier, Whittier, AK 99693, USA
    Hey kayakers, you might be able to get free transport to and from Eaglek if you’re willing to gather data on campsite conditions and visitor trends. Observations needed between May 22-August 31.
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  • Citizen Science in Bainbridge
    May 22, 9:30 AM – Aug 31, 5:00 PM
    Whittier, Whittier, AK 99693, USA
    Hey kayakers, you might be able to get free transport and from to Bainbridge if you’re willing to gather data on campsite conditions and visitor trends. Observations needed between May 22-August 31.
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  • Smitty's Cove Black Slug Removal
    Sat, Aug 07
    Whittier, AK 99693, USA
    Aug 07, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Whittier, AK 99693, USA
    Volunteers are needed to help Prince William Sound Stewardship Foundation and the US Forest Service remove invasive European black slugs from Whittier. Great volunteer opportunity for kids and families.
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  • Elrington Island Beach Clean-Up Waitlist
    Fri, Jul 16
    Elrington Island, Alaska, USA
    Jul 16, 8:30 AM – Jul 18, 5:30 PM
    Elrington Island, Alaska, USA
    Currently, the spots are full for the Elrington Island Beach Clean-Up trip, but this is where you can get on the wait list in case something opens up!
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  • Elrington Island Beach Clean-Up (FULL)
    Fri, Jul 16
    Elrington Island
    Jul 16, 8:30 AM – Jul 18, 5:00 PM
    Elrington Island, Prince William Sound, Alaska, USA
    This is your chance to score a glass float or your next buoy swing! Join us for 3 days of beach clean-ups in the Elrington Island area of SW Prince William Sound.
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  • Shrode Lake Trail and Cabin Maintenance
    Tue, Jul 13
    Whittier, AK 99693, USA
    Jul 13, 9:30 AM – Jul 16, 5:00 PM
    Whittier, AK 99693, USA
    Have fun. Get Dirty. Join us for 3 nights at the scenic Shrode Lake Cabin while helping the Chugach National Forest reopen a section of the Shrode Lake Trail between Cochrane Bay and Culross Passage.
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  • Blackstone Bay Campsite Hardening and Outhouse Construction
    Jun 27, 9:30 PM – Jul 01, 5:00 PM
    Whittier, AK 99693, USA
    Put a positive and enduring mark on 17-Mile Beach in Blackstone Bay. Volunteers will work with Forest Service personnel to create hardened campsites, remove fallen trees, restore vegetation, and build an outhouse.
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  • Knight Island Beach Clean-Up (FULL)
    Fri, Jun 25
    Whittier, AK 99693, USA
    Jun 25, 9:30 AM – Jun 27, 5:00 PM
    Whittier, AK 99693, USA
    Help us keep Prince William Sound healthy, clean and wild by removing marine debris from some of the most scenic and remote beaches in the Sound!
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  • Knight Island Beach Clean-Up Waitlist
    Fri, Jun 25
    Whittier, AK 99693, USA
    Jun 25, 9:30 AM – Jun 27, 5:00 PM
    Whittier, AK 99693, USA
    Currently, the spots are full for the Knight Island Beach Clean-Up trip, but this is where you can get on the wait list in case something opens up!
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  • Invasive Dandelion Removal at Hobo Bay
    Sat, Jun 19
    Whittier, AK 99693, USA
    Jun 19, 9:30 AM – Jun 22, 5:00 PM
    Whittier, AK 99693, USA
    Help preserve Prince William Sound's native vegetation by pulling invasive dandelions at the spectacular Hobo Bay campsite.
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  • Invasive Dandelion Removal at Hobo Bay
    Wed, Jun 16
    Whittier, AK 99693, USA
    Jun 16, 9:30 AM – Jun 19, 5:00 PM
    Whittier, AK 99693, USA
    Help preserve Prince William Sound's native vegetation by pulling invasive dandelions at the spectacular Hobo Bay campsite.
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  • Whittier Head-of-the-Bay Clean Up
    Sat, May 15
    Whittier, AK 99693, USA
    May 15, 11:00 AM
    Whittier, AK 99693, USA
    Let's give back to the Prince William Sound gateway community of Whittier. The head of the bay is a prime recreation spot that could use some love in the form of a COVID-safe community clean-up. Come join us!
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  • Elrington Island Beach Clean-Up
    Fri, Aug 07
    Elrington Island
    Aug 07, 2020, 8:00 AM – Aug 09, 2020, 12:00 PM
    Elrington Island, Elrington Island, Alaska, USA
    This is your chance to score a glass float or your next buoy swing! Join us for 3 days of beach clean-ups in the Elrington Island area of SW Prince William Sound. Special precautions will be taken on this work project to protect against COVID-19.
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  • Shrode Lake Trail and Cabin Maintenance
    Tue, Aug 04
    SHRODE LAKE CABIN
    Aug 04, 2020, 8:00 AM – Aug 07, 2020, 12:00 PM
    SHRODE LAKE CABIN, Whittier, AK 99693, USA
    Spend 3 nights at the Shrode Lake Cabin while helping the Chugach National Forest perform light to moderate trail and cabin maintenance. Special precautions will be taken on this work project to protect against COVID-19.
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  • Citizen Science in Culross Passage
    Tue, Jul 28
    Culross Passage
    Jul 28, 2020, 7:00 PM
    Culross Passage, Culross Passage, Alaska, USA
    While you're out enjoying the Sound you can gather the data that helps the Forest Service understand conditions and trends in our favorite places. Observations needed between May 22-August 31.
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  • Smitty's Cove Black Slug Removal
    Sat, Jul 25
    Whittier, AK 99693, USA
    Jul 25, 2020, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Whittier, AK 99693, USA
    Volunteers needed to help Prince William Sound Stewardship Foundation and the US Forest Service remove invasive European black slugs from Whittier. Great volunteer opportunity for kids and families.
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  • Knight Island Beach Clean-Up
    Fri, Jul 10
    Knight Island
    Jul 10, 2020, 7:00 AM – Jul 12, 2020, 6:00 PM
    Knight Island, Knight Island, Alaska, USA
    Help us keep Prince William Sound healthy, clean and wild by removing marine debris from some of the most scenic and remote beaches in the Sound! Special precautions will be taken on this work project to protect against COVID-19.
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  • Blackstone Bay Campsite Hardening and Trail Restoration
    Jun 23, 2020, 8:00 AM – Jun 27, 2020, 5:00 PM
    Blackstone Bay, Blackstone Bay, Alaska, USA
    Put a positive and enduring mark on 17-Mile Beach in Blackstone Bay. Volunteers will work with Forest Service personnel to create hardened campsites, remove fallen trees, and restore vegetation. Special precautions will be taken on this work project to protect against COVID-19.
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Note: All projects subject to change in response to COVID-19. Thank you for your patience, and stay healthy!

PWS Natural History Symposium

May 18, 2020 - 9am to 5pm

Second Annual PWS Natural History Symposium 

Join the Prince William Sound Stewardship Foundation for a free webinar event on May 18th,  9am to 5pm. We are taking the symposium online this year to explore Prince William Sound’s natural science, history, culture, land management and more.  Originally conceived for guides, naturalists, and other educators the symposium is also popular with the general public.

Registration is required for this free event. For more information and to register for this event please visit: https://www.princewilliamsound.org/natural-history-symposium

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