Three new Alaska Sea Grant state fellows will gain a year of professional experience in marine policy beginning this summer. This year’s fellows — Sarah Apsens, Jane Sullivan and Jennifer Marsh — are all graduate students in the University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences.
Cordova Marine Advisory Agent Torie Baker helps fishermen connect with each other and run successful businesses.
The Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship gave Seanbob Kelly the skills to work more effectively on fisheries management issues back in his home state of Alaska.
Terry Johnson, Alaska Sea Grant marine recreation and tourism specialist, has completed an online guide to the central and western Gulf of Alaska coast, geared toward recreational boaters.
Professor Ginny Eckert likes having a comprehensive understanding of the world around her. She inspires the next generation of researchers to think about real-world questions.
Study that finds small amounts of biotoxins in Arctic marine mammals is a big concern for Alaska residents who feed them to their families.
Workshops • Meetings • Classes
Apr 1–May 31, 2016
Aug 1–10, 2016
Aug 16–20, 2016
Oct 12–14, 2016
Center for Salmon and Society Workshop: Long-term Challenges to Alaska’s Salmon and Salmon-Dependent Communities
Nov 1–3, 2016
Nov 10–11, 2016
Nov 14–18, 2016
31st Wakefield Symposium
May 9–12, 2017
Alaska Sea Grant invites teachers to register their field trips during a “Get Your Feet Wet” online educational event at the Alaska Seas and Watersheds website. In exchange, Sea Grant will send tips and resources for learning activities about Alaska’s marine and aquatic environments.
Community-based monitoring in Alaska is widespread and growing. Alaska Sea Grant and AOOS have teamed up on a website to provide information, guidance and resources to CBM programs.
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 July 20 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.