Mission: The alaska sealife center generates and shares scientific knowledge to promote understanding and stewardship of alaskas marine ecosystems.
Programs: Research program - cold water marine research facility dedicated to research of marine mammals, birds and fish, ongoing steller sea lion research. Also, includes the activities of the north pacific marine research institute.
visitor and education program - connects visitors of all ages with current research and rehabilitation projects through innovative programs which range from trained interpreters available to answer visitors' questions to scheduled programs for visitors who want more in-depth information on alaska's marine ecosystems.
rehabilitation program - only permanent facility in the state designed for treatment & rehabilitation of marine birds and animals. Also provides educational outreach, additional data for federal agencies and researchers.
I am thrilled and privileged to be a part of the ASLC team. Their long history and current efforts in marine research, rehabilitation, and education exemplify Alaska marine science. Their mission is complex, but they execute it admirably. The combination of talented people and top-notch facilities, in a fantastic location, make the Center a real treasure for Alaska, America, and the world.