2023 Mariculture Conference of Alaska

Juneau Arts and Humanities Council 350 Whittier Street, Juneau, AK, United States

Video recordings of most presentations are available on-demand at the Alaska Sea Grant YouTube channel—2023 Mariculture Conference of Alaska. A post-conference survey report is available, and will be used to…


Foundations of Kelp Farming: a hands-on workshop intensive

Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center 118 Trident Way, Kodiak, AK, United States

  Time: 9am–5pm each day Originally scheduled for the week prior, the new dates for this workshop are March 21–24. This is a hands-on workshop for learning how to start an aquatic farm in Alaska. Topics covered will include identification of seaweed species, life cycles of seaweed, the hatchery process, site evaluation, use of the…


Mariculture Q&A: State and federal aquatic farm applications


Do you want to start an aquatic farm in Alaska? Do you have plans to submit a joint agency aquatic farm application and have questions? Join state and federal regulatory agency staff and Alaska Sea Grant for an open online forum to ask questions and receive guidance about aquatic farm site leasing and permitting in…

Alaska Seaweed Handling and Processing Workshop 2023

Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center 118 Trident Way, Kodiak, AK, United States

  This hands-on workshop will help Alaskan individuals and companies better understand what’s involved in becoming a seaweed processor. Topics covered will include those in the Seaweed Handling and Processing: Guidelines for Alaska, as well as additional topics. Applications will be required to attend, and scholarships may be available. Materials for activities will be provided…


Korea, Kelp and Karaoke — an industry tour webinar


Learn about seaweed farming practices in South Korea and how we can apply the knowledge gained to support the seaweed industry here in Alaska. Joining us were: Julie Decker, Alaska…

Seaweed drying forum: Meeting Alaska’s drying capacity needs


  As capacity increases within Alaska’s mariculture industry to meet benchmarks for growth, the state is becoming better equipped to tackle remaining industry-wide roadblocks. One such challenge is local seaweed…