UA developing workforce training plan for Alaska fisheries, seafood and maritime industries

4/18/2012

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NR: SG-2012/NB041

Fairbanks, Alaska—The University of Alaska, together with partners including Alaska Sea Grant and the Marine Advisory Program, is developing an initiative to deliver specialized workplace training programs for Alaskans involved in fisheries, seafood, and maritime industries. Learn more at the UA Fisheries, Seafood and Maritime Initiative website.

The Alaska Sea Grant College Program is a statewide marine research, education, communication, and extension service at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. Alaska Sea Grant is funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, in partnership with the University of Alaska Fairbanks and private industry.

The Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program is a statewide university extension and technical assistance program that helps Alaskans wisely use, conserve, and enjoy Alaska's marine and coastal resources.