SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Hoskins Building

Friday, April 9th

2:00 – 3:00

Bottom Line Charters

Halibut 101, taught by Ernie Kirby of Bottom Line Charters is a presentation that covers where to fish, tides, gear, tackle, bait, and methods to successfully catch halibut.  Ernie will share his 29 years of saltwater guiding off the Kenai Peninsula.  This presentation is geared for the novice to weekend fisherman.

3:00 – 4:00

Global Medevac

Global Medevac’s representative JR Dabney will discuss medical evacuation and emergency air transportation in the United States or Canada, including Alaska.  Should a member suffer a serious illness or injury and be in need of specialized treatment not available locally, Global Medevac will provide emergency air or ground ambulance transportation from the member’s home or the site of a serious illness or injury.  Attend this session to learn the peace of mind in knowing how you and your family members can be covered.

4:00 – 5:00

Alaska Solar

BJ, of Alaska Solar, will discuss everything you need to know about the components, design, and costs of off-grid solar electrical systems in Alaska

Saturday, April 10th

10:00 – Noon

Alaska WildBird Rehabilitation Center

The mission of the Alaska WildBird Rehabilitation Center is to care for injured, orphaned and sick wild birds with the goal of releasing them back into the wild; and to educate the public about Alaska’s wild birds and their habitats.  They are a non-profit organization based in Houston, AK, operating on grants and donations and the the hard work of up to 40 volunteers.

Visit with them at the Mat-Su Outdoorsman Show to meet their education ambassador Rhett, the Red-tailed Hawk.  Volunteers from the center will be available to help you learn more about the work they do and about Alaska’s wild birds, including touchable artifacts.

12:00 – 1:00

Global Medevac

Global Medevac’s representative JR Dabney will discuss medical evacuation and emergency air transportation om the United States or Canada, including Alaska.  Should a member suffer a serious illness or injury and be in need of specialized treatment not available locally, Global Medevac will provide emergency air or ground ambulance transportation from the member’s home or the site of a serious illness or injury.  Attend this session to learn the peace of mind in knowing how you and your family members can be covered.

1:00 – 2:00

Alaska State Department of Natural Resources

Fire Safety!  As we move into the summer season, Ethan and his staff from the State Division of Forestry will be here to discuss Alaska’s changing wildfire environment, fire mitigation, how to be fire wise, and the important steps you can take to get safe and stay safe in Alaska!

2:00 – 3:00

Bottom Line Charters

Halibut 101, taught by Ernie Kirby of Bottom Line Charters is a presentation that covers where to fish, tides, gear, tackle, bait, and methods to successfully catch halibut.  Ernie will share his 29 years of saltwater guiding off the Kenai Peninsula.  This presentation is geared for the novice to weekend fisherman.

3:00 – 4:00

Leupold Optics

Optimizing Your Optic – How to get the best performance out of any optic you already own.

Scopes of any brand (not just Leupold) come with a variety of settings. Learn in this presentation how to set up and get the best performance out of your scope for hunting, distance shooting, competition, or just for fun!   Taught by Sarah Stallone, Territory Manager for Leupold Optics 

4:00 – 5:00

Alaska Solar

BJ, of Alaska Solar, will discuss everything you need to know about the components, design, and costs of off-grid solar electrical systems in Alaska

Sunday, April 11th

11:00 – 12:00

Kenai River Drifters Lodge

Bob Rima and his staff from Kenai River Drifter’s Lodge will discuss all of the ins and outs of river fishing on the Kenai.  In particular, they will be going over the 2021 regulations, and how they will affect your fishing experience.  There will also be plenty of time for questions and answers.

12:00 – 1:00

Kenai River Sportfishing Association

Fisheries Conservation – Your Role in the Public Process

KRSA is Alaska’s leading fisheries conservation and advocacy organization, working for Alaska’s sport and personal use fisheries in Juneau and at the Board of Fish. Alaska’s fish are a shared public resource, and you have an important role to play in their management. In this presentation, KRSA Executive Director Ben Mohr will review the 2020 Upper Cook Inlet board of fish meeting, the status of issues in Juneau, and help you understand how to make sure your voice is heard.  

1:00 – 2:00

Alaska State Department of Natural Resources

Fire Safety!  As we move into the summer season, Ethan and his staff from the State Division of Forestry will be here to discuss Alaska’s changing wildfire environment, fire mitigation, how to be fire wise, and the important steps you can take to get safe and stay safe in Alaska!

2:00 – 3:00

Bottom Line Charters

Halibut 101, taught by Ernie Kirby of Bottom Line Charters is a presentation that covers where to fish, tides, gear, tackle, bait, and methods to successfully catch halibut.  Ernie will share his 29 years of saltwater guiding off the Kenai Peninsula.  This presentation is geared for the novice to weekend fisherman.