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Alaska Sea Grant News

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An interview with Alaska Sea Grant-funded graduate student Ashley Rossin

January 28, 2019

The Alaska Ocean Acidification Network recently profiled Ashley Rossin on her research interests, her Alaska Sea Grant research project looking at the effects of ocean acidification on clams, and her advice for other young scientists interested in the field.

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Cordova urges support for Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program

January 24, 2019

Cordova’s mayor is expressing strong support for the continued presence of an Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory agent in the Prince William Sound fishing community. Mayor Clay Koplin, in a column published this week in The Cordova Times, said the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program has had a presence in Cordova and the greater…

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Bristol Bay students learn lessons in state politics in Juneau

January 15, 2019

Alaska Sea Grant is helping lead  a group of Bristol Bay students in the state capital this week. Our Dillingham agent Gabe Dunham, together with University of Alaska Fairbanks emeritus professor Mike Davis, is teaching a seminar called “Fisheries and the Legislative Process.” The class is offered annually by the University of Alaska Fairbanks Bristol…

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“Now I do a lot of delegating”

January 11, 2019

Sam Nothstine is an expediter at Kwik’pak Fisheries in Emmonak, a western Alaska village at the mouth of the Yukon River. His job involves seafood quality control, shipping, administration, safety and other aspects of the business. Nothstine stays busy in the winter working at an outdoor gear store in Anchorage. Originally from Emmonak, Nothstine loves…

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