CIRCAC awards $5000 in scholarships to Cook Inlet students

May 4, 2016—Kenai—Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council (CIRCAC) announces the selection of recipients for the 2016 CIRCAC Memorial Scholarships. For the second year, CIRCAC is awarding scholarships to honor the memories of Captain Barry Eldridge and James Carter to deserving Cook Inlet students who are seeking to advance our mission of promoting environmentally safe » Learn More

Artists paint Alaska “ShoreZone”

The Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council (CIRCAC) is hosting the first exhibit of original art based on photographs taken of Alaska’s stunning coastline through the Alaska ShoreZone partnership. ShoreZone is a coastal habitat mapping method that uses high resolution digital imagery to help classify coastal features into useable and searchable data. The imagery and » Learn More

Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee Update

Current membership and meeting information for the Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee can be found at:  

Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee Announces Membership

Cook Inlet–Following months of organizational meetings and solicitations for membership, the Managing Board for the Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee has selected 22 representatives and 10 alternates to begin working together to improve navigation safety in Cook Inlet as members of the 2015 Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee. “Forming a harbor safety committee was a » Learn More

CIRCAC celebrates 25th Anniversary and Coastal Impressions Exhibit

May 21, 2015—Kenai, Alaska—Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council (CIRCAC) is inviting the public to a 25th Anniversary celebration and Grand Opening Reception for its Coastal Impressions Exhibit, on May 28, 2015, hosted by the Kenai Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center. Coastal Impressions: A Photographic Journey along Alaska’s Gulf Coast, is an exhibit of » Learn More

You’re invited!

Harbor Safety Committee convening workgroup seeks public comment

2014 Annual Report

New technology helps prepare for spills, explore coastal areas

HOMER NEWS 03.11.2015 On the last day of 2012, the oil-drilling rig Kulluk ran aground on Sitkalidak Island near Kodiak. The weather was foul, the location remote, and the timing unfortunate. But responders had a new tool that let them scope out the weather, sea bottom, navigation threats, endangered environmental resources, potential sheltered anchorages, and » Learn More

Safeguarding Cook Inlet for 25 Years

We’re 25! This year, CIRCAC celebrates 25 years of safeguarding Cook Inlet’s waters. To learn more about our mission, organization, and work to promote safe navigation and oil facilities operations, watch this video below, narrated by Council President John Williams.