Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies has connected locals and visitors in the Kachemak Bay area with nature since 1982. Stop by one of its five locations in Homer to get an in-depth and hands-on look at the area's natural history and wildlife. Take a Guided Hike in the boreal forests and bogs of the Wynn Nature Center and Inspiration Ridge Preserve. Go across the bay to the Peterson Bay Field Station on a Natural History Day Tour to explore mystical tidepools and enchanting forests. Stop by the Yurt on the Spit and discover the world beneath your feet on a Creatures of the Dock Tour. Take a 3-hour cruise and make an Ocean Connection by learning about seabirds marine mammals, visiting an oyster farm, and enjoying a tasting! There's no other place in Homer where you can see a seastar and a moose on the same day!