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.

It's #NationalSeafoodMonth and the #AlaskaShellfishandSeaweedGrowersProject is launching a #recipe series. Find out how to make a yummy #bullkelp salsa.

There are just a few spots left for the Smoked Seafood School. This online workshop is for anyone interested in smoking and processing fish. Sign-up today at #AlaskaSeafoodSchool

It's #NationalSeafoodMonth, celebrate by learning how to smoke seafood so you can enjoy it all year long.
Find out more at #AlaskaSeafoodSchool

Find out what's happening at Alaska Sea Grant, receive updates on upcoming workshops, and so much more in the latest edition of #Fishlines.

Alaska Sea Grant would like to help you celebrate #AquacultureWeek at home. Our new directory lets you know where you can order Alaska-grown oysters, mussels and seaweed, for pickup or shipped directly to you.

It’s National #AquacultureWeek! We’re funding research on the timing of seaweed fertility and spore storage to provide new info and techniques for Alaskan seaweed farmers. This 1-week-old sporophytes of bull kelp is growing on seine twine. Tiffany Stephens/#seagrovekelp photo.

Alaska Sea Grant is celebrating National #AquacultureWeek. We’re helping share industry resources and information, conducting applied research, and providing support for the rapidly expanding shellfish and seaweed farming industries in Alaska.

All #seafoodprocessors in #Alaska are required to have an approved #HACCP plan. This class prepares you to develop this plan. Students will need to register and complete the Seg. 1 training prior to this workshop. To find out more visit

UAF Coop Extension is offering Emergency Preparedness for Alaskans. Join a team of experts, including our Coastal Community Resilience Specialist to learn what to do before, during and after an emergency. Sign-up for FREE at #NationalPreparednessMonth

2020 Alaska Seabird Die-off Update:

Horned Puffin, St Paul Island/Bering Sea
📷 @USFWSBirds/Mark Rauzon @COASST @AlaskaSeaGrant @NOAA @USGS_Alaska @AlaskaNPS

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Upcoming Events, Classes, and Trainings

  1. Smoked Seafood School 2020

    October 30, 9:00 am3:00 pm AKDT
  2. Alaska Marine Policy Forum conference call – November 2020

    November 18, 1:00 pm2:00 pm AKST

Alaska Sea Grant News

Alaska Sea Grant Shellfish and Seaweed Growers Project

Shellfish and seaweed recipe series: Bull kelp salsa

October 16, 2020

Alaska Sea Grant’s Alaska Shellfish and Seaweed Growers Project is launching a recipe series to celebrate National Seafood Month and highlight tasty dishes you can make at home from mariculture crops available in Alaska. In this first installment, learn how to make zesty seaweed and tomato salsa using fresh Alaskan bull kelp. Bull kelp is…

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Two boys with tray of farm-raised oysters

‘Meet Your Alaska Farmer’ video series debuts

October 6, 2020

As part of the Alaska Shellfish and Seaweed Growers Project, we’re highlighting various mariculture crops from around the state with a “Meet Your Alaskan Farmer” video series. In this first installment, you’ll meet one of Alaska’s 60 mariculture farmers, Meta Mesdag from Juneau, Alaska, who recently started Salty Lady Seafood Company.

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New administrator and workforce development coordinator join Alaska Sea Grant

September 29, 2020

Alaska Sea Grant welcomes Anne Doyle as our new program administrator, who oversees development, management, analysis, reporting and administration, and is based in Fairbanks. Doyle holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska and an MBA from Ashford University. She has worked at the University of Alaska Fairbanks since 2012, most…

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Adapting summer science camp during the pandemic

September 28, 2020

The current pandemic is impacting not only the country’s economy and healthcare industry, but also children’s social and educational opportunities. Recognizing this, Alaska Sea Grant’s Sunny Rice set out to adapt the Petersburg Summer Science Camp, using electronic communications in place of normal in-person gathering. Science kits were provided by the Petersburg Public Library for…

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