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Arctic community river workshop

Many Alaskan villages located in the Yukon-Kuskokwim (Y-K) Delta have been affected by a large number of flooding events due to torrential rains, melting snow packs, aufeis, and river ice jams. With the collaboration of members of the local community, we will design community-based mitigation and adaptive strategies for river flooding and erosion.

Community members are invited to join us in Bethel at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center on August 21, 2022 from 10 AM to 4 PM for a workshop where we will discuss community concerns. The goal of this workshop is to collaborate with you to address impacts to infrastructure and daily life from flooding and erosion.

This research project is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). To learn more about NSF’s Navigating the New Arctic (NNA) program, please go this website.

Introducing The Project

Check out this short video to learn more about our project goals.

Are you living in Y-K delta and above 18 yEARs old and interested in participating in our workshop? DO you Want to be Entered into a Drawing for 40 gallons of fuel?

you can register today

420 Chief Eddie Hoffman Hwy, Bethel, AK 99559

August 21, 2022
9AM to 4PM
Breakfast, lunch, and afternoon refreshments will be included.
Some travel reimbursement may be available to those traveling from outside of Bethel. 

Iowa State University, National Science Foundation, University of Washington