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Birding Field Trips
Written by Kirsten Bey   
Thursday, 29 November 2012 17:06

with Peter Rob

alt Sat / 7am – 7:00pm / MAY 28 / REGISTER BY: May 20
Noncredit / CRN 38024 / NONC F001, N02
Sat / 7am – 7:00pm / June 4 / REGISTER BY: May 27
Noncredit / CRN 38025 / NONC F001, N03

Sat / 7am – 7:00pm / June 11 / REGISTER BY: June 3
Noncredit / CRN 38023 / NONC F001, N01

Cost: $45 (each field trip is a separate fee – you can sign up for one , two or all three trips)

Birders flock to Nome each summer. What’s all the twitter? Find out during two all-day field trips. You’ll get a great overview of area birds and learn skills to enhance your future birding outings. Field trip destinations to be announced but it is expected that each trip will take participants along a different route (Council, Kougarok, Teller roads) depending on road conditions and migration patterns.  These are day-long trips wiht no facilities along the way so be prepared for all manner of weather and bring plenty of food and water.

Peter Rob is a long time resident and observer of birds in Northwest Alaska.  Pete is an outdoor enthusiast and he knows all the right places to search for birds on the Seward Peninsula.

Ceramics: Wheel Throwing and Hand Building
Written by Kirsten Bey   
Thursday, 29 November 2012 15:48

with Margaret Olson or Cheryl Thompson

alt Two separate offerings during the semester:
Tue / 6 - 8pm / Sep 27 - Nov 1/ Register by Sep 22:  Olson
Tue / 6 - 8pm / Nov 8 - Dec 13 / Register by Nov 1:  Thompson
Lab time available Saturdays from Noon - 2pm for duration of class

Cost: TBA1 + $35 materials fee

This course focuses on wheel throwing and hand building, the processes of shaping a lump of clay into a bowl, pot or other items. Prior ceramics experience is not necessary, all levels of experience are welcome in this class.

Margaret (Sister) Olson has been studying ceramics for many years. She maintains her own studio at home.

Cheryl Thompson has been taking pottery courses through NWC for many years and is very experienced in pottery and teaching in general.


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