Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

Research Reserve gets new partner

More than a year ago, things looked bleak for the Kachemak Bay Research Reserve. The House Subcommittee on Fish and Game had cut annual funding.… Continue reading


A panoramic view of Kachemak Bay during the shorebird migration in May shows the northwest side of the bay. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently designated the bay as a Habitat Focus Area, which could mean more federal funding.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

NOAA gives bay special designation

Scientific research in Kachemak Bay could get more federal funding thanks to its recent designation as a Habitat Focus Area by the National Oceanic and… Continue reading


Changes in works at reserve

Although Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials have been exploring a new state partner for the Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, the prospect… Continue reading