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Anchorage students learn about salmon life cycle and their local watershed

The three Cs: cold, clean and connected. Anchorage school children learn about three essential ingredients for healthy salmon habitat in a classroom session taught by Alaska Sea Grant's Marilyn Sigman.

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A Special Message from the Director of Alaska Sea Grant

Update: Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) introduced a bipartisan Senate resolution expressing support for the National Sea Grant College Program. They highlighted the importance of the program to improving the health of coastal ecosystems and sustaining fisheries, and its large economic impact in coastal and Great Lakes communities.

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Regional place-based science conferences good for scientists and locals

Alaska Sea Grant will host two science conferences in April, one in the Aleutian Islands chain, the other in the fishing port of Kodiak. The conferences provide a forum for learning and collaborating between scientists and the public.

Upcoming events
Workshops • Meetings • Classes

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Get Your Feet Wet!

Apr 1–May 31, 2017
Online event

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Community Resilience

May 5, 2017
Anchorage, Alaska

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Impacts of a Changing Environment on the Dynamics of High-latitude Fish and Fisheries

31st Wakefield Symposium
May 9–11, 2017
Anchorage, Alaska

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Planning and Facilitating Collaborative Meetings

Sep 20–21, 2017
Anchorage, Alaska

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Smoked Seafood School

Oct 12–13, 2017
Kodiak, Alaska

More workshops, meetings, and classes

Highlights

man holding tray of seafood Alaska Sea Grant is offering training to support the Alaska seafood industry, and home fish smokers, throughout 2017. Courses cover skills to avoid foodborne illness, roe processing, smoked seafood, and leadership training for processing employees.

oil spill cleanupAlaska Aquaculture Resources is a searchable collection of more than 160 publications, presentations, videos, and links for Alaska shellfish and seaweed farmers and businesses.

oil spill cleanupLearn 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.

changing climateAlaska'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.

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 24 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.

Alaska Sea Grant News & Newsletters

Sea Grant Blog

scientist talking to elementary school class

April 26, 2017 The three Cs: cold, clean and connected. Anchorage school children learn about three essential ingredients for healthy salmon habitat in a classroom session taught by Alaska Sea Grant's Marilyn Sigman.

Fishlines

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April 2017 Don’t miss the 31st Wakefield Fisheries Symposium on effects of climate change on northern fisheries in Anchorage, May 9-11, 2017—invited speakers and contributors from around the world will share expertise.

Sea Grant News Releases

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April 12, 2017 Alaska Sea Grant will host the Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium from April 18–21 at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. The event connects the Kodiak community to regional marine science research and events.