It's here! We are excited to announce the arrival of the long-awaited field guide to marine mammals and sea turtles of Hawaii, California, Oregon, and Washington.
Alaska communities, scientists and agencies will find this 42-page handbook useful for implementing best practices for new and continuing monitoring programs.
This popular book is back in print! All U.S. Atlantic species of whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, manatees, and sea turtles are depicted in this field identification guide. Designed for the professional as well as the casual observer, it shows identifying characteristics and habits for each species. All are illustrated in full color with photographs, body profiles, and distribution maps.
Ilona Kemp is helping to gather and record the historical knowlege of bearded seals and sea otters in three southwestern Alaska communities.
Ellen Chenoweth, a graduate student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, developed a high school lesson using whale and prey data collected for an Alaska Sea Grant research project. The study evaluates how changes in releasing hatchery salmon could reduce the rate of humpback whale predation.
Workshops • Meetings • Classes
Sep 2, 2014–May 15, 2015
Networks: from nature to society
Apr 15–17, 2015
May 7–8, 2015
30th Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium
May 12–15, 2015
May 14–16, 2015
North American Association of Fisheries Economists 8th Biennial Forum
May 20–22, 2015
May 20–22, 2015
Chris Sannito joins the Marine Advisory Program as seafood quality specialist and research assistant professor in the University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. Sannito is based at the UAF Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center.
Alaska Sea Grant will undergo a four-year review March 25–26, 2015. A federal site review team will look at the program’s management and organization, stakeholder engagement, and collaborative network activities. Public comments are welcome, and are due no later than March 18, 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.
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 May 20 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.