2013 News Releases
- Alaska Sea Grant in the News: news items about Alaska Sea Grant and Marine Advisory Program people, projects, and activities.
11 December 2013
A new $100,000 pledge from CoBank will support the Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit, a University of Alaska Fairbanks program that provides professional development for young fishermen and those new to the business.
9 December 2013
Alaska Sea Grant announces fellowship opportunities in fisheries population and ecosystem dynamics and in marine resource economics.
2 December 2013
Alaska Sea Grant and the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center team up to teach volunteers how to look for invasive species in a bioblitz event held in Ketchikan.
25 November 2013
Mammal-fishery interactions, the effects of climate change on sockeye salmon, and the feasibility of a directed skate fishery are among eight research projects in the queue for funding by Alaska Sea Grant.
11 November 2013
There really is more to commercial fishing than just getting a boat, a permit and catching fish! The Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit being held in Anchorage, December 10–12, invites new fishermen to learn about marine safety, running a successful business and participating in fish policymaking.
23 August 2013
A typical early morning routine in Nome, Alaska, might include checking the weather and looking at ice conditions. Now residents also can go online to see large marine vessels within 12 miles of the Nome harbor.
02 August 2013
Are you looking for different ways to use the fish in your freezer? Learn how to smoke fish in a workshop scheduled for August in Kodiak.
08 July 2013
A new collaborative project aims to increase the survival rate of Pacific halibut caught and released in Alaska sport fisheries.
24 May 2013
Paula Cullenberg will be the new director of Alaska Sea Grant starting in July 2013.
24 May 2013
Nine short videos offer helpful hints for maintaining the intrinsic high quality of Alaska salmon.
29 March 2013 (SFOS news release)
Alaska Sea Grant seafood scientist Chuck Crapo is retiring after 30 years of service, teaching, and research in the field of seafood science.
26 March 2013
Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell has declared March 24–31 Alaska Tsunami Preparedness Week.
25 March 2013
Attention reporters and editors: Please mark March 26–29 on your calendars, and try to attend the 28th Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium, Responses of Arctic Marine Ecosystems to Climate Change, at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska. Scientists from around the world will present research on how the arctic marine environment is responding to climate change.
06 March 2013
The recent Alaska Region National Ocean Sciences Bowl resulted in media coverage from Juneau to Bethel.
19 February 2013
The Bering Strait Maritime Symposium was spotlighted in the Nome Nugget and on local public radio station KNOM.
19 February 2013
Ketchikan Marine Advisory Program agent Gary Freitag was among a group of local scientists who responded to the death of a well-known orca in Southeast Alaska waters.
14 February 2013
Last year, more Bristol Bay salmon than ever before arrived at local processing plants already iced or refrigerated. MAP agent Izetta Chambers says that’s because fishermen have made big strides in improving quality.
11 February 2013
The Alaska Fisheries, Seafood and Maritime Initiative at the University of Alaska seeks input from fishermen on what steps are needed to improve the state's seafood industry workforce.
8 February 2013
MAP joins with Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation to research ways to improve fishing vessel fuel and energy efficiency.