Homer is one of Alaska's most beautiful and vibrant small towns.  Visit the many art galleries to see an outstanding array of local art. There is easy access to bird watching and beachcombing along the cobble and sand beaches, short hikes close to town, and delicious locally-sourced food.

For more information visit the Homer Chamber of Commerce website where you can find information about local history, dining, and attractions.

The conference will be held at the spectacular Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. [Take a Virtual Tour of the Islands and Oceans Visitors Center]


Local Bed and Breakfasts and Hotels are offering a discount for conference attendees:

Driftwood Inn is offering a 10% discount for the confrence dates.

Bidarka, Best Western is offering double occupany rooms with hot buffet breakfast for $89.

Lands End Resort is offering a 15% discount for the conference dates.

Please contact Syverine Bnetz or Alice Rademacher with the Kachemak Bay Research Reserve  at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (907) 235-4799 for more information.