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.
Alaska Sea Grant will sponsor several events at the 2017 ComFish Alaska trade show, March 30–April 1 in Kodiak. Take a seat at the speaker forum, sign up for a fishermen's skills competition, watch a lifeboat pop and more.
Alaska Sea Grant is offering a short course for Alaska food processors on preventive controls for human food. Food producers who take the class will be able to comply with a new food regulation and also improve their business.
After two years of collecting and analyzing fish data from Southeast Alaska estuaries, Carolyn Bergstrom highlighted her work before members of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology. She found that fish were more diverse in non-glacier-influenced habitats.
Sixteen high school teams from across Alaska met in Seward on February 16 to compete in an ocean-based academic competition. Not only did students learn a plethora of ocean facts as they prepared, they also gained academic skills as they wrote and presented a research paper.
To mark its 50-year anniversary celebration, National Sea Grant featured several nationwide projects in a Research-to-Application highlight, among them Tony Gharrett’s 30-year research on Alaska pink salmon. The national program created a video animation outlining milestones of Gharrett’s studies.
Workshops • Meetings • Classes
Apr 1, 2017
Apr 12–14, 2017
Apr 18–21, 2017
Apr 26–29, 2017
Apr 27–28, 2017
May 2–4, 2017
May 5, 2017
31st Wakefield Symposium
May 9–12, 2017
Alaska Sea Grant and ASMI are offering two seafood science summer internships in Kodiak. One will focus on creating online content about wild seafood products and issues, and another will investigate parasite control measures for wild Alaska seafood products.
US aquaculture enterprises are thriving, but there is a lot of potential for growth in this $1.2 billion industry. To enhance growth, National Sea Grant is seeking applicants for two opportunities for aquaculture projects.
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.
Alaska Aquaculture Resources is a searchable collection of more than 160 publications, presentations, videos, and links for Alaska shellfish and seaweed farmers and businesses.
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.
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.