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history of Kachemak Bay

Janet R. Klein

history of Kachemak Bay

the country, the communities

by Janet R. Klein

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Published by Homer Society of Natural History in Homer, Alaska (P.O. Box 682, Homer 99603) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kachemak Bay Region (Alaska)
    • Subjects:
    • Kachemak Bay Region (Alaska) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 104-115.

      StatementJanet Klein.
      ContributionsHomer Society of Natural History.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF912.K26 K63 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination115 p. :
      Number of Pages115
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3795124M
      LC Control Number81084790

      Kachemak Bay is split into inner and outer Bays by the Homer Spit, which extends four miles into the Bay from the northern shoreline, delimiting the inner and outer portions. In general, water flows into Kachemak Bay on the southern side and out of the Bay on the northern side. Book Coldwater’s water taxi service and you’ll have easy access to the remote (but nearby) wilderness just across the water. Explore places like Kachemak Bay State Park, the small town of Seldovia, and picturesque Halibut Cove.

        Chronicling her quest for wildness and home in Alaska, naturalist Marilyn Sigman writes lyrically about the history of natural abundance and human notions of wealth—from seals to shellfish to sea otters to herring, halibut, and salmon—in Alaska’s iconic Kachemak Bay. Kachemak Bay is a place where people and the living resources they Brand: University of Alaska Press. Chronicling her quest for wildness and home in Alaska, naturalist Marilyn Sigman writes lyrically about the history of natural abundance and human notions of wealth—from seals to shellfish to sea otters to herring, halibut, and salmon—in Alaska’s iconic Kachemak Bay. Kachemak Bay is a place where people and the living resources they depend on have ebbed and flowed for thousands of years.

      Book Now. Kachemak Bay is a diverse, biologically-productive ecosystem. The Bay contains some of the most beautiful mesmerizing scenery and wildlife in the world. Seaman's Ecotours Adventures offers a sustainable, environmentally-conscious approach to experiencing Alaska's marine ecosystems. Friends of Kachemak Bay State Park, Homer, Alaska. K likes. Friends of Kachemak Bay State Park is a (c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing, preserving and protecting the resources.


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Kachemak Bay (Russian: Качемак) is a mi-long (64 km) arm of Cook Inlet in the U.S. state of Alaska, located on the southwest side of the Kenai communities of Homer, Halibut Cove, Seldovia, Nanwalek, Port Graham, and Kachemak City are on the bay as well as three Old Believer settlements in the Fox River area, Voznesenka, Kachemak Selo, and on: Kenai Peninsula, Alaska.

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She has lived in Alaska for almost aquarter of a century, and brings history, Alaskan lore, and the majestic beauty of /5(5). Homer grew to encompass the foothills as more settlers came into the country. Towns on the south side of Kachemak Bay had already established a foothold in the fisheries, but as the dynamics changed and Homer was linked by road to the rest of the world inthe focus shifted to the north side of the Bay.

This book documents and descrfibes the major events in the settlement and development of the Kachemak area. The first chapter details the geology and the geologic events that shaped the land and determined the geography, topography and ultimately, the bio diversity and economic development that occurred including the : Janet Klein.

Geography. Homer is located at 59°38'35" North, °31'33" West (, −). The only road into Homer is the Sterling Highway. Homer is on the shore of Kachemak Bay on the southwest side of the Kenai distinguishing feature is the Homer Spit, a narrow mi ( km) long gravel bar that extends into the bay, on which is located the Homer h: Kenai Peninsula.

The front cover of “And Some Stayed On: Settling the North Shore of Kachemak Bay and Points Beyond, ,” compiled by Beth Cumming (Pratt Museum, ). New Pratt book gives personal history of Homer. The book, Keeping the Fire Burning: A Year History of Kenai Peninsula College by Tony Lewis and Clark Fair, will detail KPC's origins and growth.

Kenai River Kachemak Bay. Human History in Kachemak Bay. For millennia, Kachemak Bay has attracted and provided sustenance for people. The bay is rich in resources, which arises in part from the varied topography, plant and animal life, geology, and climates of the northern and southern shores. The lives of people living here have always been linked with Kachemak Bay.

Book Detail. Entangled. People and Ecological Change in Alaska's Kachemak Bay naturalist Marilyn Sigman writes lyrically about the history of natural abundance and human notions of wealth—from seals to shellfish to sea otters to herring, halibut, and salmon—in Alaska’s iconic Kachemak Bay.

Kachemak Bay is a place where people and the. Get this from a library. A history of Kachemak Bay: the country, the communities. [Janet R Klein; Homer Society of Natural History.] -- Spans the millennium from the geologic origins of Kachemak Country to the late s when the local communities were economically stable.

As with all the bays along Kachemak Bay, this bay is affected by the tides. There are many sand and mud bars. Eldred Passage Eldred Passage has magnificent views and wildlife. Access to Sadie Knob, Grace Ridge and Tutka Lake Trails. Bear Cove This is a secluded cove located at the head of the Bay.

Enjoy clamming and kayaking. Peterson Bay. Hard to categorize, this book is natural history, science, anthropology, commentary, literary It is a synthesis and interpretation of place. That place is Kachemak Bay, Alaska. I’ve read and re-read this book. I’ve learned a great deal about Kachemak /5(2).

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Due to the size of the complete plan file (17 MB) it has been broken down into smaller files for your convenience. Ready to book your all inclusive Alaska adventure with us. Call to book a package or create your custom itinerary today. Be our guest and experience the very best of Alaska encounter the diverse wildlife of Kachemak Bay, explore the quaint village of Halibut Cove, partake in Alaska’s finest food, outdoor adventures and leisure activities, then return each evening for.

Kachemak Bay is a critical habitat area, supporting many species of marine life. Visitors frequently observe sea otters, seals, porpoise and whales. Intertidal zones offer natural settings for marine studies. We arrived at Kachemak Bay State Park via water taxi on a bluebird day.

Hiked to Grewingk Glacier, with a short diversion to the river tram. The met our taxi at the head of the Saddle Trail. 8 mile trek, good for a moderately skilled hiker.

Beautiful views!5/5(). Learn about Kachemak Bay's rich history, from early occupation of the area by Alutiiq "Supiaq" Eskimos and the Dena'ina Athabaskan Indians to the arrival of western civilization in early 's. Kachemak Bay was known by the Dena'ina Indians as the "place to be" during the winter months due to the abundance and diversity of marine food sources.

Home Academics / Library / Kachemak Bay Campus Library Print This Page Welcome to the KBC Library. The KBC library collection, located at Pioneer Hall, supports academic courses offered by KBC on campus and via distance.

Carol Swartz accepted the director's job at UAA's Kachemak Bay Campus-Kenai Peninsula College, saying she'd try it for a year.

Thirty-one years later, she's still at the helm, recently wrapped up her 16th Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference and was named a member of the Alaska Women's Hall of Fame.

Kachemak Bay State Park Overview. Alaska's first state park, and only wilderness park, Kachemak Bay State Park is made up ofacres. The terrain in the park is a mix of mountains, glaciers and forests, all reaching down to the sea. Accessible by air and boat, the park is only a short flight or boat ride from the "end of the road" - Homer.

Kachemak Bay Years book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5.This unique festival in Homer, Alaska is an art-lovers dream. Worldwide artists perform and present for audiences in this artsy nirvana on the Kenai Peninsula overlooking glaciers and mountains on Kachemak Bay.

Choose from art events in music, visual arts, film, comedy, written word, theater, and dance.The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies (CACS) is a c-3 environmental education not-for-profit organization in Homer, Alaska. Established inCACS delivers educational programs and guided tours to o students and other visitors every year.

Our grassroots organization has grown to over memberships and we have more than 70 active volunteers and an annual Kachemak Bay .