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Recent news releases & blog posts
More than 300 fourth graders from the Anchorage School District will gather at Westchester Lagoon on May 16–18 to receive hands-on learning about what it takes for salmon to survive and complete their life cycle in the city’s Chester Creek watershed and other urban streams.
Spring is a great time to get outside and explore Anchorage's salmon watersheds. Alaska Sea Grant teamed up with local partners this week to teach fourth- grade students from Creekside Park Elementary about what it takes to keep salmon healthy and thriving. The students became watershed investigators at Chester Creek. Check out Alaska Dispatch News’ photo gallery.
Fish populations and fisheries off Alaska are changing along with the climate. To discuss the latest research on changing fisheries, experts from around the globe will gather in Anchorage May 9–11 at the Wakefield Fisheries Symposium.
Scientists and fishery managers will gather May 9–11 in Anchorage to discuss how climate warming, sea ice loss and ocean acidification affect fish in Arctic and sub-Arctic waters.
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.
Notes from the Field
Each year, Alaska holds a regional competition as part of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl. Sunny Rice has co-coached the Petersburg NOSB team every year since 2009.