Science Workshop Logistics

Workshop Venue

The workshop was held at:

Sheraton Anchorage Hotel
401 East 6th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501

Hotel and Local Eating Options (PDF - 46 KB)


A block of sleeping rooms with a special rate has been reserved for workshop participants at the Sheraton Hotel.

Participants are responsible for making and paying for your own hotel reservations. Hotel reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis.

The special rates are guaranteed until Friday, 22 April 2011; after that date, the rates will only be available as space allows.

Federal Government Employees With Proper ID (Must also bring ID to check-in)

Make your reservation online at:

or call 1-800-325-3535.

Please state you are attending the 'Science Workshop' and that you are a federal government employee.

Special rate for government workshop participants is: $99/night (plus 12% tax) single/double.

All Others

Make your reservation online at:

or call 1-800-325-3535. Please state you are attending the 'Science Workshop.'

Special rate for workshop participants (without government ID) is: $109/night (plus 12% tax) single/double.

Getting to the Workshop

Directions From Airport

The closest airport to the Sheraton is the Anchorage International Airport. The Sheraton is about 12 miles from the airport, about a 15-minute drive. From the airport take the Minnesota/Downtown Exit (right lane). Proceed on Minnesota to 6th Avenue and turn right. The Sheraton will be located on the left, approximately 12 miles from the airport. Taxi service is available for approximately $20.00 each way.

There is parking on-site for $12.00/day.

Era Alaska Airline Discount

Era Alaska has graciously offered a 15% discount on all flights for attendees going to the Science Workshop. All reservations must be made directly with Era Alaska at 1-800-866-8394 (Era Aviation, Frontier Flying or Hageland Aviation). You must state the Event ID number: ARC11 to receive the discount.

Access and Disability

The Western Alaska Landscape Conservation Cooperative is committed to providing access to this workshop for all participants. Please direct all requests for sign language interpreting, Computer Aided Real-time Translation (CART), or other accommodation needs to Karen Murphy (karen_a_murphy [at] or 907-786-3501) no later than 1 April 2011.

If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, please contact the Diversity and Civil Rights Manager at 907-786-3328 (Voice), via e-mail at douglas_mills [at], or via Alaska Relay (dial 7-1-1 from anywhere in Alaska or 1-800-770-8255 from out-of-state) for hearing impaired individuals, with your request by close of business 1 April 2011.