2014 Course Paperwork

Please find and download the appropriate course paperwork below.  It is important that you carefully read and complete this paperwork prior to your course.  You will find important information about what to bring, where to meet, pre-course readings, and how to help us offer a safe course.  If you have any trouble downloading or printing these documents please email or call (907) 683-6432.

UAA credit paperwork is only required for those who have selected to take the course for credit.

Quick Link to Your Specific Course

Birds of Denali    May 30 - June 1
Birds of Wonder Lake   June 5 - 8
High Country Wildflowers    June 9 - 11
High Country Wildflowers: A Closer Look  June 13 - 15
Packrafting Denali's Wilderness    June 16 - 18
Wilderness Photography    June 20 - 22
Landscape Painting    June 23 - 26
Denali's Alpine Wildlife    June 27 - 29
Composing in the Wilderness    July 10 - 12 in Denali
Wildflowers of the Chugach Session 1  July 12 - 13
Geology and Geohazards in Denali    July 18 - 20
Denali's BIG Five: Large Mammals in the Park    July 21 - 23
Archaeology Citizen Science    July 24 - 27
Climate Change
    July 28 - 31
Wolves of Denali    August 4 - 6
Glaciology: Backcountry Citizen Science  
August 7  - 11
Mushrooms of Denali    August 15 - 17
Women in the Wilderness    August 18 - 20
Wonder Wings: Denali Bird Migration  September 7 - 10

Field Course Paperwork

Birds of Denali   May 30 - June 1
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork:
              Syllabus
              Registration Form
              Registration Form Instructions
              Field Journal Assignment

Birds of Wonder Lake   June 5 - 8
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork:
              Syllabus
              Registration Form
              Registration Form Instructions
              Field Journal Assignment

High Country Wildflowers    June 9 - 11
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork:
              Syllabus
              Registration Form
              Registration Form Instructions
              Field Journal Assignment

High Country Wildflowers: A Closer Look   June 13 - 15
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork:
              Syllabus
              Registration Form
              Registration Form Instructions
              Field Journal Assignment

Packrafting Denali's Wilderness  June 16  - 18    
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Packrafting Clothing and Equipment List
     Alaska Geographic Risk Form
     TraverseAlaska Risk Form
     Sizing and Fitness Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork:
              Syllabus
              Registration Form
              Registration Form Instructions
              Field Journal Assignment

Wilderness Photography   June 20 - 22
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork:
              Syllabus
              Registration Form
              Registration Form Instructions
              Field Journal Assignment

Landscape Painting    June 23 - 26
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAF credit paperwork will be available at the start of the course.

Denali's Alpine Wildlife    June 27 - 29
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     Course Readings:
        Arctic Ground Squirrel
        Collared Pika
        Ptarmigan
        All Downhill from here? by Kevin Krajick
     UAA credit paperwork:
              Syllabus
              Registration Form
              Registration Form Instructions
              Field Journal Assignment

Composing in the Wilderness   July 10-12 in Denali
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form

Wildflowers of the Chugach   July 12 - 13
     Course Overview & Clothing List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork:
              Syllabus
              Registration Form
              Registration Form Instructions

Geology and Geohazards in Denali    July 18 - 20
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork:
              Syllabus
              Registration Form
              Registration Form Instructions
              Field Journal Assignment

Denali's BIG Five: Large Mammals in the Park    July 21 - 23
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork:
              Syllabus
              Registration Form
              Registration Form Instructions
              Field Journal Assignment

Archaeology Citizen Science    July 24 - 27
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     Course readings:
          Andrefsky - Basics of stone tool production
          Bever - Alaskan Archaeology overview article
          Coffman - Teklanika West
          Holmes - The taiga period: Holocene archaeology...
          Odell - History of stone tool research
          Odell - Tool manufacture
          West & Hoffecker - Introduction to the archaeology of Beringia
          West - North Central Alaska Range: Nenana and Teklanika...
     UAA credit paperwork:
              Syllabus
              Registration Form
              Registration Form Instructions
              Field Journal Assignment

Climate Change   July 28 - 31
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork:
              Syllabus
              Registration Form
              Registration Form Instructions
              Field Journal Assignment

Wolves of Denali  August 4 - 6    
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork:
              Syllabus
              Registration Form
              Registration Form Instructions
              Field Journal Assignment

Glaciology: Backcountry Citizen Science  August 7 - 11    
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork:
              Syllabus
              Registration Form
              Registration Form Instructions
              Field Journal Assignment

Mushrooms of Denali    August 15 - 17
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork:
              Syllabus
              Registration Form
              Registration Form Instructions
              Field Journal Assignment

Women in the Wilderness  August 18 - 20
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     UAA credit paperwork:
              Syllabus
              Registration Form
              Registration Form Instructions
              Field Journal Assignment

Wonder Wings: Denali Bird Migration  September 7  - 10   
     Welcome Letter
     Course Overview
     Clothing and Equipment List
     Risk Form
     Emergency Contact and Medical Form
     Course Readings:
        Migration patterns in bar-tailed godwits
        Status and Harvests of Sandhill Cranes
     UAA credit paperwork:
              Syllabus
              Registration Form
              Registration Form Instructions
              Field Journal Assignment