Neighbors Digest

Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Green gives one-day workshop on May 30

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JUNEAU - Roger H. Green, professor Emeritus at the University of Western Ontario, will present a one-day workshop, "Environmental Study Design," from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30, in the University of Alaska Southeast Anderson Building Room 221.

Author of the textbook "Sampling Design and Statistical Methods for Environmental Biologists," Green will cover topics such as an overview: Principles of study design, with examples; spatial pattern, statistical assumptions and transformation of variables; and choice of sampling method and sample unit size, among many other topics.

To register, contact Jeff Short at the Auke Bay Lab at 789-6065 or at Jeff.Short@noaa.gov. A registration fee of $50 is requested to defray Green's travel expenses from Anchorage.

Humanities Council sponsors Quick Draw

JUNEAU - The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council will sponsor the third annual Quick Draw event at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday as part of Community Day at the University of Alaska Southeast.

Local artists will have one hour to create a work of art, letting the public watch the process. At 2:30 p.m., artists will prep the work for sale and price their pieces. At 3 p.m., the works will be exhibited in the Rowdy Raven Beer Garden for a sealed bid auction.

Artists have the option of keeping the proceeds, or donating all or a portion to the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council's Grants for Artists program.

For more information, visit www.jahc.org or call 586-2787.

Performers needed for concerts in the park

JUNEAU - The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council is scheduling its summertime Concerts in the Park series. The slots are going fast, but performers and emcees are still needed to complete the summer schedule.

Concerts are from 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Friday evening, June 1 through Aug. 10 at Marine Park downtown. Each performance slot is 25 minutes in length. Musicians, dancers, comedians, theatre groups - any and all are invited and encouraged to perform.

Applications are available online at www.jahc.org or stop by the downtown JAHC office at 206 North Franklin St. For more information, visit www.jahc.org or call 586-2787.



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