ACRC names new director

    Dr. Tom Thornton. Photo courtesy of UAS.

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center has named Dr. Tom Thornton as its new director.

    Dr. Thornton works as an Environment and Society professor at University of Alaska Southeast, as well as the Dean and Vice Provost. He previously served as interim co-director for the Rainforest Center starting in August 2020.

    He is slated to take up the position in April of this year.



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