Have you ever found something weird on the beach in Alaska? Visit our new website to find out what you are seeing and how to report a problem.
A new field guide features 63 species of sea stars in the nearshore subtidal community of the Aleutian Islands. Biologists, divers, and naturalists will find the guide useful, and will be stunned by the beauty of the sea stars.
Career-oriented seafood processing workers are invited to apply to the 2015-2016 Alaska Seafood Processing Leadership Institute, a program of specialized technical training, leadership and management skills needed to succeed in the seafood industry.
Elementary schoolchildren gain an enhanced appreciation of their marine environment.
Workshops • Meetings • Classes
Oct 5–19, 2015
Oct 7–9, 2015
Oct 16–17, 2015
Nov 5–6, 2015
A training program for future leaders in the seafood industry
Nov 9–13, 2015
Jan 27–29, 2016
Feb 8–9, 2016
Feb 10–12, 2016
Learn about marine mammal strandings, oiled wildlife, invasive species, and other environmental risks you may come across in coastal regions. Encountering Environmental Hazards on Alaska’s Coasts also tells how to report what you see.
Alaska Sea Grant is seeking applicants for a Research Assistant Professor/Coastal Community Resilience Specialist position [PDF; 307 KB]. The position will be based in Anchorage. To apply, go to UAK Jobs, www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=88186.
Alaska's changing climate is altering our coastal landscape. With thoughtful planning we can minimize impacts to our communities, businesses and lifestyles, and in some cases we may find ways to benefit from the changes.
Community-based monitoring in Alaska is widespread and growing. Alaska Sea Grant and AOOS have teamed up on an Alaska Community-Based Monitoring website to provide information, guidance and resources to CBM programs.
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 November 18 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.