2010 News Releases
- In the News: news items about Alaska Sea Grant and Marine Advisory Program people, projects, and activities.
- Around the Coast: notes about Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program (MAP) activities.
9 December 2010
UAF's Cooperative Extension Service and the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program are asking Southeast Alaskans to complete an online survey aimed at learning more about the region's food security concerns.
8 December 2010
Southeast Alaska commercial shrimp fishermen can get up to $12,000 from Uncle Sam if they sign up before Dec. 23 for a free federal program that provides training for people in industries suffering from foreign competition.
3 December 2010
Biologists developing the science and technology to raise wild king crab in hatcheries have received $460K in grants and support to assess how the crab may fare in the wild.
Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program holds workshops to help public understand how environmental policy is made
20 October 2010
The Dillingham office of the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program is planning workshops to help the public understand how environmental policy is made.
13 October 2010
A new field guide to Alaska seaweeds is written by a federal marine biologist who always knew what she wanted to do when she grew up.
24 September 2010
Santa Monica Seafood, a family-owned seafood company based in Santa Monica, California, made a donation to Alaska Sea Grant for its research program aimed at rebuilding Alaska's collapsed red and blue king crab stocks.
Alaska Sea Grant receives grants to boost shellfish farming, track invasive marine species and collect data from stranded marine mammals
24 September 2010
Three federal and state grants totaling over $1 million will be used by Alaska Sea Grant to establish a statewide network of citizen scientists to track the spread of marine invasive species, conduct an instruction and training program aimed at jump-starting the shellfish farming industry, and launch an effort to collect better information about marine mammals that strand on the state's coast.
8 June 2010
Alaska Sea Grant will provide $1 million in federal funding during the next two years to support marine research across the state.
Legislature, governor, university contribute to coastal Alaska through Marine Advisory Program funding
4 June 2010
Alaska governor signs bill providing funds for Marine Advisory Program positions.
27 May 2010
Torie Baker, the regional Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program agent in Cordova, recently traveled to the Louisiana coast to offer advice and consolation to the fishing communities being affected by the recent offshore oil spill there.
20 April 2010
National Sea Grant announces aquaculture research grant competition.
10 April 2010
A federal Site Review Team will review and discuss the Alaska Sea Grant Program’s management and organization, stakeholder engagement, and collaborative network/NOAA activities. Public comments due no later than May 11, 2010.
7 April 2010
Workshops on how to maintain, troubleshoot and better understand onboard refrigeration equipment will be offered in Ketchikan and Sitka.
23 February 2010
Marine Advisory Program asks Alaska Legislature to fund offices in six coastal communities.
4 February 2010
Economically speaking, are Alaska's coastal communities better off now, or worse, as a result of quota share fishery management?
29 January 2010
MAP news: agent appointed to boating board, agent funding sought, partnership formed with ecotour company to promote science education.