Alaska Forum on the Environment 2019 is happening now!


Our conference is packed with informative presentations, workshops, and trainings, as well as great keynote speeches and live music!


Register online now!

NEW! For the first time, we're offering "Free Friday" at the AFE!

 
Open to everyone, whether attending all week or just popping in on Friday. Please register online in advance!

 

Also, join us for Wednesday Night LIVE, a FREE night of entertainment at Williwaw, Feb. 13th! See our poster for more info!
 
General public welcome and AFE attendees get a food discount if they show conference name badges! 

Alaska Forum on the Environment

The 21st Alaska Forum on the Environment will be held February 11-15, 2019! Register now! 

 

We received over 90 suggestions in our Call for Presentations, Films, and Posters. Our Agenda is now complete and packed with informative sessions, great keynote speeches, and live music!

 

NEW to this year's AFE is "Free Friday"! All sessions and trainings on Friday are free, except for HAZWOPER. Please remember to register online in advance!

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We will be hosting a FREE event at Williwaw Social on Wednesday, Feb. 13th, 5-7 pm. Come hear live music from local musician, Jared Woods, an Inupiaq rap from Native artist, Allison Warden, and the screening of "Children of the Dig." It's open to the public, and AFE attendees are eligible for a discount off food purchases if they show their conference name badge!

Green Star®

Ten companies made the commitment in 2018 to sign up for the program or re-certify their program through Green Star® Business.

 

By meeting the Green Star® Standards, these organizations can demonstrate to the public that they have gone well beyond compliance with environmental regulations and have voluntarily implemented a thorough waste prevention and pollution prevention plan. 

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Training and Apprenticeship

Interested in participating in our Environmental Technician Apprenticeship Program?  Learn More >>

 

NEW! Check out our Environmental Worker Training.  Learn More >>

 

Employers: Help match apprentices to employment as Environmental Technicians while promoting local hire. Save your business thousands in training costs by working with the Apprentice Program to find and train your next employee.

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Training

NEW! Environmental Worker Training - Entry-level Credentials and Pathway to a Career.  Learn More>>

 

Online Training: The Alaska Forum offers an extensive lineup of courses all available online!   
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About AFE

The Alaska Forum on the Environment (AFE) is a statewide gathering of environmental professionals from government agencies, non-profit and for-profit businesses, community leaders, Alaskan youth, conservationists, biologists, and community elders. Last year's event was held at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage, Alaska on February 12-16, 2018. This was our 20th year providing a strong educational foundation for all Alaskans and a unique opportunity to interact with others on environmental issues and challenges. Learn More >

About Green Star®

Green Star® is a program of the Alaska Forum and serves Alaska as a Pollution Prevention Resource. The Green Star® Program works collaboratively with businesses and organizations that desire to implement waste reduction, energy conservation, pollution prevention, and to promote environmental protections. This is accomplished through education, technical assistance, and the Green Star® certification program. Learn More >

About Apprenticeship & Worker Training

Interested in participating in our Environment Technician Apprenticeship Program or Environmental Worker Training? Learn More >

Check out our new Environmental Worker Training.  Learn More >>

Employers: Help match apprentices to employment as Environmental Technicians and find qualified entry-level workers while promoting local hire. Save your business thousands in training costs by working with the Apprentice Program to find and train your next employee. Learn More >>

Training Opportunities

The Alaska Forum offers and extensive library of online training courses, starting at just $49. Course List >>