Notes from the Field
Stories from our Marine Advisory agents and specialists
28 October 2016
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.
15 October 2015
For marine mammal specialist Bree Witteveen, a trip to the Shumagins usually means seeing an abundance of whales—but not this year.
07 July 2015
Marine Advisory agent Melissa Good describes Alaska Seas and Rivers Week in Unalaska, where schoolkids met sea creatures retrieved by scuba divers, learned about beach cleanup and water safety, and much more.
04 May 2015
Marine mammal specialist Kate Wynne provides a biologist’s perspective on the “Kodiak Killers,” a pod of mammal-eating killer whales that visit Kodiak Harbor each year to hunt sea lions.