Local Winners at the Alaska State Science & Engineering Fair

Congratulations to Bethel Regional High School students Nicholai Chase and Calvin Samson on the many awards they received at the 2019 Alaska State Science & Engineering Fair. Together, they brought home the High School Team Trophy.

Calvin Samson was awarded 1st place in the Animal Science category, 2nd place in the Abstract Writing Competition, NOAA’s Taking the Pulse of the Planet Award and the USFWS Award.

Nicholai Chase received the Society for In Vitro Biology Award and USFWS Award.

Both of these students have and will continue to be involved in one of ONC’s many biological partnership projects and/or educational outreach programs. We are so proud of the hard work and dedication exhibited by these students. Way to go!!!!

Calvin Samson (left), Theodore Lindley (center), Nicholai Chase (right)

Congratulations to Bethel Regional High School Scientists

Congratulations to Calvin Samson, past tree swallow monitoring intern, for winning first place and grand prize & Nicholai Chase, past Aniak & Salmon River Math & Science Expedition participant, for winning 2nd place in the Lower Kuskokwim School District (High School Category) Science Fair!!! These students were awarded a paid trip to Anchorage to participate in the Anchorage State Science Fair!!!

We’d also like to congratulate Isabella Velcarce & Winnie Lee for winning 1st place and Dylan Demientieff for winning 2nd place in the Lower Kuskokwim School District (Middle School Category) Science Fair!!! Isabella and Dylan are also past Aniak & Salmon River Math & Science Expedition participants.

Each and every one of the students mentioned above used local biological data to conduct their science fair projects this year.

We were so pleased to see the quality of the science fair projects this year and applaud every single student for all of their hard work, dedication and time spent on these projects. Thank you to the coaches, parents, teachers and others for your endless support and encouragement!

Calvin Samson

Nicholai Chase

Winnie Lee (left) and Isabella Velcarce (right)

Dylan Demientieff

 

ADF&G News Release: GMU 18 Yukon Moose

Dear Fish and Game Advisory Committee participants,

Please see the attached Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) Press Release published April 3, 2019 asking hunters to AVOID taking collared moose along the Yukon River in Unit 18. Please distribute widely within your community.

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For more information, contact:

Patrick Jones (Wildlife Area Management Biologist) at 907-543-2839,

Keith Oster (Asst. Manager) at 907-543-1678 or

Main Bethel ADF&G office toll free at 1-855-933-2433.