2009 News Releases
18 Dcember 2009
Scientists studying how to hatch and raise large numbers of larval Alaska king crab recently received wild adult king crab broodstock for another year of research.
28 October 2009
The next Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit will be held in Anchorage, December 7–9, 2009. The summit is the third in the series for people just getting started in commercial fishing, and who want to take leadership roles in the industry.
09 October 2009
For Chuck Crapo, an Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program seafood scientist at the University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, decades of toil and commitment were recently rewarded.
CoastWise Alaska radio service highlights marine topics and connects the university to coastal communities
01 October 2009
CoastWise Alaska is a new, free audio news and feature service that spotlights stories about coastal Alaska science, business, and the environment.
Science symposium announcement: Ecosystems 2010: Global Progress on Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management
30 September 2009
Alaska Sea Grant is pleased to announce the 26th Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium, Ecosystems 2010: Global Progress on Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management. This international meeting will take place November 8–11, 2010, in Anchorage, Alaska.
24 September 2009
Three new publications from Alaska Sea Grant highlight subjects sure to be of interest to Alaska boaters, marine scientists and other people curious about Alaska's marine environment.
9 September 2009
Bristol Bay, home to Alaska’s largest wild commercial salmon fishery, once again has an Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program (MAP) agent to help fishermen, seafood processors and marketers, and other marine resource users.
23 July 2009 [SFOS news release]
The University of Alaska Fairbanks has appointed David Christie as the director of the Alaska Sea Grant College Program.
Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program releases videos aimed at helping commercial fishermen improve salmon quality
15 May 2009
The Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program has released a series of nine videos on improving salmon quality. The videos were produced with gillnet fishermen in mind, but much of the information will be valuable to all gear types.
16 April 2009
The Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program is offering marine refrigeration workshops for commercial fishermen.
26 March 2009
Marilyn Sigman, a respected marine science educator from Homer, has been named education specialist for the recently established Alaska Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence (COSEE Alaska) in Anchorage.
25 March 2009
Proceedings from a statewide workshop on offshore oil and gas development near the Aleutian Islands and Bristol Bay is now available from the Alaska Sea Grant College Program.
18 March 2009
A series of public events reunite the Alaska Sea Grant Legal Research team on the 20th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
06 March 2009
South Carolina shrimp fishermen come to Alaska to take part in a unique exchange with Alaska fishermen, biologists, and fisheries business experts.
14 January 2009
Helping Alaska's commercial fishermen become business savvy is the aim of a new eleven-week course called "The Business of Fish," offered by the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program.