In January 2016, the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program will host the sixth Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit. AYFS offers leadership training, networking capacity and opportunities for fishermen under 40 and/or in the business for less than five years.
To celebrate National Seafood Month, Alaska Sea Grant seafood technology specialist Chris Sannito talks about challenges in the seafood processing industry and some possible solutions.
University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers are studying why certain whales are choosing to eat juvenile salmon from hatchery release sites.
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.
Workshops • Meetings • Classes
Jan 12–13, 2016
Jan 27–29, 2016
Feb 8–9, 2016
Feb 10–12, 2016
Mar 9–12, 2016
Aug 16–20, 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'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 January 27 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.