Category Archives: Events

Weeds Gone Wild, An Invasive Plant Workshop and Guided Tour

Title: Weeds Gone Wild, An Invasive Plant Workshop and Guided Tour
Location: Old University Park School, Room 108
Description: Information on invasive plants will be presented in the classroom followed by a field trip. If you attend both the workshop and field trip, lunch will be provided. Call Diane Claassen at 474-2428 for more information.
Start Time: 10:00
Date: 2008-08-16
End Time: 03:00

Building Green in Alaska

Title: Building Green in Alaska
Location: Bettisworth North, 212 Front Street, Fairbanks
Description: Paul Voelckers will discuss a project that is on track to be the first privately developed LEED NC silver building in Alaska. Following this Peter Briggs with provide an update on LEED 2009.
Start Time: 12:00
Date: 2008-07-15
End Time: 01:00

Anchorage Daily News: Legislature gets an earful from real-world consumers

From the Anchorage Daily News Alaska newsreader June 13, 2008

 Fairbanks can’t wait for AGIA. At least that’s part of the message 800 folks had for legislators meeting at the Carlson Center Thursday…

Other quicker-fix energy solutions surface around state. Two other energy solutions percolated in the news yesterday. Bernie Karl, who runs the hot springs and ice museum that is Chena Hot Springs, suggested Alaskans get a chance to swap their PFDs for cheap fuel, reports KUAC in Fairbanks….

And quietly in the background, Enstar continues to study bringing natural gas to Fairbanks and Southcentral from the Anadarko property in the Brooks Range via a 700-mile, 20-inch-wide bullet line, reports KBBI in Homer. 

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"Energy Now" Rally

Title: “Energy Now” Rally
Location: Carlson Center
Description: Make your voice heard and show the importance of economical energy sources at a rally sponsored by the Fairbanks North Star Borough and Co-Sponsors.
Start Time: 05:00
Date: June 12, 2008
End Time: 05:30

Air Tightness and Blower Door Certification Class

Title: Air Tightness and Blower Door Certification Class
Location: Cold Climate Housing Research Center
Description: Alaska Building Science Network is holding several class on weatherization in cold climates. This class covers a portion of the total certificaiton.
Start Date:  June 5, 2008
Start Time: 8:00
End Date: June 6, 2008
End Time: 5:00

9th International Conference on Permafrost

Title: 9th International Conference on Permafrost
Location: UAf Campus
Description: “…summer 2008 represents a special time to celebrate our national and international permafrost heritage. Special efforts will be made to involve young researchers, educators and students of all ages, and native communities from all countries with an interest in permafrost science and engineering.” For more info visit the NICOP website
Start Date: June 29th, 2008
End Date: July 3rd, 2008