The University of Alaska Fairbanks will be closed for the holidays from December 24 through January 4.
Alaska Sea Grant seeks research proposals that address issues of healthy coastal ecosystems, sustainable fisheries and aquaculture, and resilient communities and economies.
After consulting with Gay Sheffield, Marine Advisory agent in Nome, R/V Sikuliaq Project Manager Daniel Oliver decided to request Native ice testing sticks as safety tools for the new ice-class research vessel.
Melissa Good, our new Unalaska Marine Advisory agent, will help the Unalaska community with marine economic development, community-based science, resource management, and education. She holds a split appointment as coordinator for the Interior/Aleutian Campus in the College of Rural and Community Development.
Thomas Farrugia, a graduate student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, will spend a year as a Knauss Fellow in Washington, D.C., learning how the federal government makes national marine policy and manages marine resources. He will be working for the House Natural Resources Committee.
Workshops • Meetings • Classes
Sep 2, 2014–May 15, 2015
Dec 28–29, 2014
Jan 19, 2015
Mar 9–13, 2015
30th Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium
May 12–15, 2015
North American Association of Fisheries Economists 8th Biennial Forum
May 20–22, 2015
Alaska Sea Grant's 30th Wakefield symposium, "Tools and Strategies for Assessment and Management of Data-Limited Fish Stocks," will be held in Anchorage, May 12–15, 2015.
Several fellowship opportunities are now open! Visit our Sea Grant Fellowships page for more information on the National Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, the NOAA Fisheries (NMFS) – Sea Grant Fellowship, and the brand-new Alaska State Fellowship Program.
A new online Boat electrical course is designed to help boat operators understand and troubleshoot electrical systems.
Alaska Sea Grant and the Alaska Ocean Observing System host a bimonthly one-hour Alaska Marine Policy Forum conference call with Alaska participants interested in marine policy. The next call is January 14 at 1 pm Alaska Time. Join us to hear the latest about marine funding, legislation, and state and federal policy. Visit the AOOS website for contact information and notes from previous calls.
Every Halibut Counts: About half of the halibut caught by Alaska anglers are released, due either to regulation or fisherman preference. A small percentage of released halibut succumb to injury or stress. Anglers can reduce the mortality of these fish by following a few simple practices.