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Nettles

Inian Executive Director, Zach Brown, recounts a tale of nettle gathering and its significance for the Institute and the history of the Inian Islands.

“Crawl back into those bushes. That’s it – really get in there.” On our hands and knees, we groped through the prickly brambles of salmonberry, searching for the even more prickly (and slightly toxic) stinging nettle.

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Welcome

Welcome to the Hobbit Hole.  Our mission is to provide access to the stunning wilderness of Southeastern Alaska for researchers to study the deep ecological connections between themselves and their environment.

Our Mission

The team behind Inian Islands Institute is building an ecological field-camp unlike any other.  Students travel to the stunning wilderness of Southeast Alaska to gain first-hand experience assessing human-environment impacts and interactions.

The Inian Team

Inian Islands Institute is the brainchild of four Stanford University Earth Sciences students seeking to create a field research experience unlike any other. Today, Inian is led by a diverse group from Alaska and beyond.

Welcome

Welcome to the Hobbit Hole.  Our mission is to provide access to the stunning wilderness of Southeastern Alaska for researchers to study the deep ecological connections between themselves and their environment.

 

 

 

 

Our Mission

The team behind Inian Islands Institute is building an ecological field-camp unlike any other.  Students travel to the stunning wilderness of Southeast Alaska to gain first-hand experience assessing human-environment impacts and interactions.

The Inian Team

Inian Islands Institute is the brainchild of four Stanford University Earth Sciences students seeking to create a field research experience unlike any other. Today, Inian is led by a diverse group from Alaska and beyond.