GRAB & Go Resources

Grab & Go Resources

KBEEA Member Organizations have a wealth of knowledge and resources to share with you. Even if you can't attend an in-person event or partner with a KBEEA organization, this page offers a starting point to deepen your coastal and environmental learning journey in Kachemak Bay!

Please direct all questions to the hosting organization or to

K-12 Resources

From phytoplankton to seabirds, check out the numerous field guides, kits and videos available to support your learning needs!

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Field Guides

Early Summer Flowers.pdf

Beluga Slough Early Summer Wildflowers Checklist


Plants of Beluga Slough Checklist

Birds of belgua slough.pdf

Birds of Beluga Slough Visual Guide

KBayBird Checklist 2011rev(4).pdf

Birds of Kachemak Bay Checklist

Fish species list_09.pdf

Fishes of Kachemak Bay Checklist

KBNERRMammal species list_Feb2013.pdf

Marine Mammals of Kachemak Bay Checklist

shorebirds of belgua slough.pdf

Ducks and Shorebirds of Beluga Slough


Marine Phytoplankton of Kachemak Bay

student-phytoplankton guide.pdf

Marine Plankton Guide of
Kachemak Bay

Tunicates of Alaska_final (1).pdf

Tunicates of Alaska

KBRR Crab Guide-some native&invasive (1).pdf

Crab Identification Guide


Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies has numerous kits available for check out including paper making, sea ducks of Alaska, and more.

Pratt Museum has numerous kits available for check out including kits on Dena’ina Athabascan, marine mammals, raptors, and more.


Learn about Beach Stewardship and Tide Pooling with Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies!

Want to learn how to take a phytoplankton tow? Learn with Kachemak Bay NERR.

What is the intertidal? Find out with Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies!

Heather Renner from Alaska Maritime explains how lava is beneficial to auklets nesting on the Aleutian Islands.

Story MAps and Virtual Tours

Tour Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center, the headquarters to Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge in Homer, AK.

Explore in the Kenai Lowlands in this story map. Learn why a healthy landscape is important for juvenile salmon.

Take a virtual tour of the research vessel Tiglax with Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge.

Ever wondered about the sea otters in Kachemak Bay? Navigate through this story map to learn more about sea otters.

Adult Resources

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Explore Peer Reviewed Publications by KBNERR.


Filter by NOAA Fisheries Alaska to view virtual NOAA events and webinars.