Enhancing the sustainable use and conservation of Alaska's marine and freshwater resources through research, outreach, and education


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.

If you're in the neighborhood of the @uafairbanks campus, come visit the LARS holiday bazaar at IARC. Today until 4:30.


It's not too late to register for the Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit. Starts Monday, Dec. 6.

We've confirmed a few new speakers who will be joining us at the Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit. Check out the agenda and register here:

Join Alaska Sea Grant and @NOAAFisheriesAK for a webinar to introduce the new Alaska Aquaculture Permitting Portal. Dec 2 @ 11am AK. Registration details here:

May the spirit of thanks be with you today!

It's not too late to register for the Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit!

If you're at the Pacific Marine Expo in Seattle today, stop by and say hello to Alaska Sea Grant! Booth #4321

We're pleased to announce Theresa Peterson will be the keynote speaker for AFYS. Register here:

Congratulations to the National Fisherman’s 2021 Highliners. We appreciate all you do to support fishing!

Thank you to all who have served our state and country.

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Alaska Sea Grant News

Beverly Bradley

Beverly Bradley, Marine Advisory Program Coordinator, retiring

November 22, 2021

Beverly Bradley, Alaska Sea Grant’s Marine Advisory Program Coordinator, is retiring at the end of this month, after more than 35 years of service to the University of Alaska, and 22 years with the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program. Beverly began working for the University of Alaska Cooperative Extension Service in 1985. In 1999,…

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Teresa Peterson

Theresa Peterson to keynote Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit

November 18, 2021

Alaska Sea Grant will host the ninth Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit (AYFS) from December 6–9. Theresa Peterson will provide the keynote address. Peterson is an active subsistence and commercial fisherman and long-time resident of Kodiak. Her experience includes pot fishing, set netting, seining, drift netting, longlining, and jigging. She is the Fisheries Policy Director at…

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Tav Ammu

State Fellow spotlight: Tav Ammu

November 16, 2021

Jesse Gordon contributed to this story. Tav Ammu grew up commercial fishing in Dillingham. After completing a B.A. in English literature in 2007 at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, he explored the world and a variety of professions. He taught English in France and Turkey, and volunteered with the Peace Corps in Kyrgyzstan. He also…

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New Alaska aquaculture permitting portal and guidance document

November 9, 2021

Current and prospective aquatic farmers in Alaska have a valuable new resource to guide them through submitting, amending, renewing or transferring an aquatic farm application. NOAA Fisheries Alaska Region and Alaska Sea Grant have launched a web portal and printable manual to assist applicants with the aquatic farm leasing and permitting process. The complex multi-agency…

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