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.


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

Funding Opportunities

Explore ways to fund your work through Alaska Sea Grant, National Sea Grant, and NOAA

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Upcoming Events, Classes, and Trainings

  1. Alaska Marine Policy Forum—September 2019

    September 25, 1:00 pm2:00 pm
  2. Smoked Seafood School 2019

    October 17October 18
  3. Alaska Seafood Processing Leadership Institute, Fall 2019

    November 11November 15
  4. 2020 Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit—Juneau

    January 21, 2020January 23, 2020
  5. Basic Seafood HACCP (Anchorage 2020)

    February 3, 2020February 4, 2020
  6. Better Process Control School 2020

    February 5, 2020February 7, 2020
  7. Alaska Seafood Processing Leadership Institute, Spring 2020

    March 2, 2020March 6, 2020
  8. Basic Seafood HACCP (Juneau 2020)

    March 26, 2020March 27, 2020

Alaska Sea Grant News

Marine educator retires after years of training teachers and students about Alaska’s seas and watersheds

September 13, 2019

Marilyn Sigman, Alaska Sea Grant’s longtime marine education specialist, recently completed her last day on the job and is now enjoying retirement in Homer. The faculty, staff and many collaborators miss her already. Sigman joined Alaska Sea Grant in 2009 and led marine education and literacy efforts across the state. While with Alaska Sea Grant,…

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New handbook on boatyard hazards aims to improve safety

September 12, 2019

Building, repairing and maintaining vessels can be hazardous work. The rate of injury and illness on ships and in boatyards is more than double those of construction and general industry, according to federal officials. Alaska Sea Grant has a new online booklet aimed at making boatyards safer by explaining the risks and recommending ways that boat…

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Mariculture workshop kicks off in Kodiak

September 9, 2019

The Kodiak Archipelago Leadership Institute is offering a free, two-day workshop “Introduction to Mariculture in the Kodiak Region,” funded in part by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. For the past three years, the institute has worked with partners to establish small farms in the communities of Larsen Bay, Old Harbor, Ouzinkie and Port Lions. The…

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Program aims to provide Alaska Native and rural students with opportunities at NOAA

August 30, 2019

Alaska Sea Grant is partnering with NOAA Fisheries to provide opportunities to Alaska Native and rural students at the federal agency. The goal is to increase their representation in marine-related professions at NOAA Fisheries, an arm of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration formerly known as the National Marine Fisheries Service. Over the summer of…

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