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We are charged by Congress to conduct scientific research that enhances the wise use and conservation of our coastal and marine resources.

Marine Advisory

Our outreach and technical assistance programs help Alaskans wisely use, conserve, and enjoy Alaska's marine and coastal resources.

Education

Resources and professional development for K–12 educators. Public education and training in coastal communities. College student awards and fellowships.

Today at 3:30p AKT, our Unalaska agent Melissa Good is presenting a @UAFcfos online seminar about some of the important Alaska seaweed mariculture industry development work being done in her region. https://alaskaseagrant.org/event/the-perfect-storm-establishing-a-pilot-farm-in-the-alaska-peninsula/

This Wed 3:30p AK Time, watch a live-streamed @UAFcfos seminar by Melissa Good, our Aleutian–Pribilof Islands Marine Advisory Program agent, on some of the current activity being done in the area of Alaska seaweed mariculture industry development.
https://alaskaseagrant.org/event/the-perfect-storm-establishing-a-pilot-farm-in-the-alaska-peninsula/

@CopperRiverSeaf Small, independent #seafood processing plants maintain a friendly, cordial relationship with large local processors, explains #Kodiak Island Wildsource CEO Chris Sannito, who is also a seafood technology specialist with @AlaskaSeaGrant. http://ow.ly/WzWl50ymMVw

Application deadline for the Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship Program is Friday.

This is a unique professional opportunity for soon-to-graduate or recently finished graduate students interested in the science and policy.

Submit before Feb. 14, 2020: http://ow.ly/HuZv50y6lkb

We are offering several Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) workshops around the state. #HACCP is a federally-mandated monitoring process to assure food safety from harvest to consumption. Find out more at http://ow.ly/acVf50y8EE8

What a great Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit! We are so excited to see what this amazing group of "graduates" accomplish with their new knowledge and connections. Thank you to all for a great three days in #Juneau. #AYFS2020

Application deadline for the Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship Program is coming up.

This is a unique professional opportunity for soon-to-graduate or recently finished graduate students interested in the science and policy.

Submit before Feb. 14, 2020: http://ow.ly/Iwh350y6lka

Julie Matweyou (second from left) is co-principal investigator on a new @NOAA-funded research project to develop a cutting-edge method for detecting harmful algal blooms. Julie is our Marine Advisory agent in Kodiak. http://bit.ly/2virsCy

Annie Raymond will defend her master's on Jan. 31 at 2:30 p.m. A student at @UAFcfos in Juneau, Annie has studied the lifecycles of kelp and the implications for the #mariculture industry in #Alaska. In you are in Juneau, stop by Room 101 at Lena Pt. or http://bit.ly/38vrmFK

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Alaska Sea Grant News

Mourning the loss of UAF graduate Sean Brennan

January 15, 2020

Alaska Sea Grant’s faculty and staff are mourning the loss of Sean R. Brennan, a PhD graduate of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. A father of three, Brennan was killed in a ski accident in Alta, Utah, on January 2, 2020. The Seattle resident was 37. At UAF, Brennan focused his PhD research on tracing…

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Gearing up for summit of young fishermen

December 19, 2019

The eighth Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit (AYFS) is coming soon. Sponsored by Alaska Sea Grant, the three-day networking and skill-building conference is aimed at new entrants in Alaska’s commercial fishing industry to help them manage and grow their businesses. Next month, it’ll be held at the Westmark Baranof Hotel in downtown Juneau, January 21–23, 2020.…

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Record low level of Bering Sea ice causes profound, widespread impacts

December 10, 2019

“This is an extreme event with immediate and long-lasting repercussions. It’s indicative of very rapid change in the entire northern Bering Sea ecosystem. It has ramifications for everyone in the region,” said lead author Rick Thoman, a climate specialist at the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

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Looking to start a seaweed farm in Alaska?

November 27, 2019

Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF) and partners, including Alaska Sea Grant, are excited to announce a new training program for people interested in starting a seaweed farm. The program will be held in Kodiak, Ketchikan and Sitka in February 2020.  Applications are due by December 20, 2019. The training is part of the Alaska Mariculture Initiative and is intended…

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