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Heather Brandon to lead Alaska Sea Grant

August 13, 2018

The University of Alaska Fairbanks has chosen Heather Brandon as Alaska Sea Grant’s new director. Brandon is an environmental policy leader with experience in fisheries issues on a broad geographic scale, ranging from Alaska to the Arctic and Russian Far East. The Juneau resident was selected after a competitive national search.

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Study aims to help Alaska’s North Slope officials adapt to climate change hazards

August 6, 2018

(UTQIAĠVIK, Alaska)—Stacy Bowen’s family has owned The Fur Shop for some 40 years. The cream-colored store in Utqiaġvik sits on the edge of the Arctic Ocean. Crammed floor to ceiling with animal skins, costume jewelry, fabric bolts, souvenir sweatshirts and fresh flowers flown in from the tropics, the eclectic shop is a commercial hub for…

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Science camp in Pribilofs honors Michelle Ridgway

August 5, 2018

Every summer, the Aleut Community of St. Paul Island Ecosystem Conservation Office (ECO), with support from the Central Bering Sea Fishermen’s Association and the Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association, hosts a week-long summer science camp on St. Paul Island for youth ages six to 15. The kids come from St. Paul and St. George…

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Fellowship leads to job in governor’s office

July 23, 2018

An Alaska Sea Grant State Fellow has landed a full-time job as a policy and program analyst in Alaska’s Office of the Governor. “I will continue much of the work that I did as a fellow in policy research and stakeholder engagement, but with an expanded portfolio that includes climate change, marine resources, renewable energy…

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