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Inian Islands Institute, Alaska

Inian Islands Institute, Alaska

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Inian Islands Institute was born when four Stanford PhD students, recognizing the deep importance of experiential education and Alaska’s power to capture the imagination, coalesced around a common mission.

Inian Islands Passage

Our goal is to purchase a gorgeous property in the Wilderness of Southeast Alaska called the Hobbit Hole, where we will establish a one-of-a-kind field school, bringing researchers and student groups for hands-on courses in ecology, sustainability, and human-environment interactions.

Inian Island Institute houses

We invite you to join us in this mission, and help give students life-changing experiences in the vast Alaskan Wilderness!  Get involved at: http://inianislandsinstitute.org/.

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The Hobbit Hole

A perfect homestead in the heart of the protected Alaskan wilderness.

The Setting

The Hobbit Hole is surrounded by an unbelievably rich ecosystem …

About Us

Inian Islands Institute is an ecological field school that brings students for Wilderness

The History

The Inian Islands sit perched in the narrow passes where the Inside …