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Registration open for Marine Firefighting Symposium

News Release February 8, 2017 Contact: Brooke Taylor brooke.taylor@pwsrcac.org 907-273-6228   Training to take place in Homer, May 2017 Registration has now opened for the Marine Firefighting Symposium for Land-Based Firefighters on May 12-14, 2017, in Homer, Alaska. The event is hosted by Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council and Cook Inlet Regional Citizens » Learn More

Apply for a CIRCAC Scholarship today!

Deadline to apply for a $2500 scholarship is March 31. Learn more.

Harbor Safety Committee soliciting applications to fill vacant stakeholder seats

The Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee is a non-profit organization that serves as a forum to promote safe, efficient, and environmentally sound maritime operations in the Cook Inlet.  You can learn more about our mission and activities at http://www.cookinletharborsafetycommittee.org. The Committee is now soliciting interested applications to fill the following vacant stakeholder seats: Cruise Ship » Learn More

NOAA releases Recovery Plan for Cook Inlet Beluga Whales

Cook Inlet Beluga Whales Recovery Plan  

Cook Inlet Navigator E-News

In this month’s issue, Update from the Board of Directors, Harbor Safety Committee seeks applicants to fill stakeholder seats, CIRCAC accepting 2017 scholarships applications.

CIRCAC’s 25th Anniversary Report Goes Live

It’s taken some time, but this report was too important to rush. In 2015, CIRCAC celebrated 25 years of citizen representation in Cook Inlet. Justifiably proud of our accomplishments, we have created a special online report to put 25 years of work into perspective. We look forward to providing updates of our significant milestones online. » Learn More

Apply for a CIRCAC scholarship!

CIRCAC is inviting graduating high school students and students heading to college, vocational schools or maritime academies who claim residency in the Cook Inlet region to apply for a $2500 CIRCAC Memorial Scholarship. For the third year, Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council (CIRCAC) is offering two scholarships to qualifying students who are pursuing careers » Learn More

Coastal imaging program fills in Alaska shoreline gaps

Capital City Weekly 92 percent of Alaska’s coastline — including all of Southeast — has been mapped and imaged on shorezone.org. The ShoreZone Partnership includes scientists, GIS specialists, web specialists, nonprofit organizations, and provincial, state, and federal government agencies and their website is hosted by the Nature Conservancy. In 2016, the ShoreZone program contracted Coastal » Learn More

BOEM refuses to extend public comment period on Cook Inlet Lease Sale Environmental Impact Statement

September 6, 2016—On September 1, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that there would be no extension for public review of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Cook Inlet Planning Area Lease Sale 244. This is despite numerous requests for extension they’ve received over the past several weeks, including one from » Learn More

CIRCAC recertified to 2017

August 24, 2016—Kenai, AK–The U.S. Coast Guard has approved recertification for the Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council (CIRCAC) for the 24th consecutive year without exception. Each year, CIRCAC must be approved by the U.S. Coast Guard in order to continue operations as the federally mandated regional citizens’ advisory council for Cook Inlet. The U.S. » Learn More