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.
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.
Upcoming Events, Classes, and Trainings
Listening session in support of outdoor tourismMarch 30, 10:00 am–11:00 am AKDT
15th Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science ConferenceApril 5–April 6
Mariculture Q&A: State and federal aquatic farm applicationsApril 6, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm AKDT
People on the Move in a Changing ClimateApril 11–April 12
Seaweed Handling and Processing WorkshopApril 19–April 21
Alaska Marine Policy Forum – April 2023April 19, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm AKDT
Invasive Green Crab WorkshopApril 23, 12:00 pm–April 24, 3:00 pm AKDT
Sanitation Control Procedures for Seafood Processors — 2023April 28, 8:30 am–4:30 pm AKDT
Alaska Sea Grant News
Alaska Sea Grant is collaborating with the Alaska Ocean Observing System (AOOS) to provide regional real-time information for maritime conditions through the AOOS data portal. Three “Mariner’s Dashboards” are now…Full Story
Ben Americus is an Alaska Sea Grant State Fellow with the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF), working as a science policy coordinator. As one part of this role, he is…Full Story
Alaska Sea Grant State Fellow Clay McKean is working with the North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC) as a Fishery Analyst. When he applied, he hoped to use the fellowship…Full Story
Managers, biologists and oceanographers need information to understand the marine habitat and distribution of salmon and other fish. Meanwhile, Southeast Alaska’s approximately 1,500 salmon trollers are on the water throughout…Full Story