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April 2020

COVID-19 Economic Relief for Alaska’s Small Seafood Businesses

April 24, 12:00 pm1:00 pm AKDT
Online distance delivery
Free
Seiner fishing boat in Valdez

Information from the Webinar PDF of presentation slides including resource links Video recording of the webinar (View on YouTube) COVID-19 Economic Relief: Guidance for Alaska Seafood Businesses (bulletin) The CARES Act was created to provide economic relief to those affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. In this webinar, we will cover provisions for small businesses through the SBA and local unemployment offices, CARES Act tax provisions, and economic relief through the State of Alaska. The presentation will be followed by a…

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May 2020

The Story of Plastic—Petersburg film screening and community conversation

May 7, 8:00 pm9:00 pm AKDT
Petersburg, Alaska Petersburg, AK United States + Google Map
Free
The Story of Plastic - storyofplastic.org

Petersburg’s Reduce Plastic Use group, with support from the Petersburg Community Foundation, is hosting a virtual screening and community conversation about the new documentary “The Story of Plastic.” We’ll watch the 95-minute film on our own from our homes and then join a community conversation via online conference at 8:00 pm. Register here for access to the screening and discussion. For questions, call Sunny at 772-2321 during business hours. Limited screening seats for Petersburg area residents are available, so reserve…

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Alaska Marine Policy Forum conference call – May 2020

May 20, 1:00 pm2:00 pm AKDT

Join us for the Alaska Marine Policy Forum conference call, sponsored by Alaska Sea Grant and Alaska Ocean Observing System. Every other month we host a one-hour conference call with participants across the state interested in marine policy in Alaska. Hear the latest about state and federal marine funding, legislation and policy issues. Next call: Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 1 pm AK time (5 pm Eastern, 2pm Pacific) This meeting will be conducted via Zoom, with a telephone call-in option. The…

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Petersburg Science Series presentation “A plastic waste crossroads: How can we address the problem?”

May 27, 7:00 pm8:30 pm AKDT
Online distance delivery
Two women on coast with collection of plastic marine debris

Online for residents of Petersburg, Alaska. The Petersburg Science Series presents a talk and conversation via online videoconferencing hosted by the Reduce Plastic Use Petersburg group. The talk will cover the extent of the problem in Southeast Alaska, what the Reduce Plastic Use group has done to address it locally, and what we are planning to do in the future. Following the talk, we’ll host a community discussion to further refine the problem in our community and brainstorm ideas for…

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Seafood HACCP Segment 2 (May 2020)

May 29, 9:00 am4:00 pm AKDT
Online distance delivery
$100
filleted fish on a rack

Alaska Sea Grant is now offering Seafood HACCP Segment 2 practical training session via online video conferencing, conducted at the specified time with a live instructor. The class will cover the principles of HACCP and provide the tools and training to create a seafood HACCP plan. Students will need to register for and complete the Segment 1 training online prior to May 29 through the National Seafood HACCP Alliance for Training and Education. The Segment 1 training has a separate registration…

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July 2020

Alaska Marine Policy Forum Conference Call – July 2020

July 22, 1:00 pm2:00 pm AKDT

Join us for the Alaska Marine Policy Forum conference call, sponsored by Alaska Sea Grant and Alaska Ocean Observing System. Every other month we host a one-hour conference call with participants across the state interested in marine policy in Alaska. Hear the latest about state and federal marine funding, legislation and policy issues. Next call: Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 1 pm AK time (5 pm Eastern, 2 pm Pacific) This meeting will be conducted via Zoom, with a telephone call-in option.…

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August 2020

Bristol Bay marine safety training presentations

August 13August 14
Online distance delivery
crew class student seated on floor, donning orange survival suit

The Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation (BBEDC), Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA), and Alaska Sea Grant are offering a two-day online safety training for resident or part-time Bristol Bay fishermen and watercraft users. Part one of this AMSEA water safety workshop, Thursday, August 13, will include lessons on the 7 steps to survival, survival kits, effects of alcohol on boating safety, and cold water drowning prevention. Part two, Friday, August 14, includes lessons on cold water survival skills, personal…

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September 2020

Alaska Marine Policy Forum conference call — Sept. 2020

September 16, 1:00 pm2:00 pm AKDT

Join us for the Alaska Marine Policy Forum conference call, sponsored by Alaska Sea Grant and Alaska Ocean Observing System. Every other month we host a one-hour conference call with participants across the state interested in marine policy in Alaska. Hear the latest about state and federal marine funding, legislation and policy issues. Next call: Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 1 pm AK time (5 pm Eastern, 2 pm Pacific) This meeting will be conducted via Zoom, with a telephone call-in option.…

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Emergency Preparedness for Alaskans

September 28October 1
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Free
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September is National Preparedness Month with a focus on promoting family and community disaster planning. Learn from a team of experts what to do before, during and after an emergency. Sign up once for this FREE event, hosted by the Cooperative Extension Service at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and attend any or all of the classes in the series via Zoom. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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October 2020

Seafood HACCP Segment 2 (October 2020)

October 15, 9:00 am4:00 pm AKDT
Online distance delivery
$100
filleted fish on a rack

Alaska Sea Grant is now offering Seafood HACCP Segment 2 practical training session via online video conferencing, conducted at the specified time with a live instructor. The class will cover the principles of HACCP and provide the tools and training to create a seafood HACCP plan. Students will need to register for and complete the Segment 1 training online prior to October 15 through the National Seafood HACCP Alliance for Training and Education. The Segment 1 training has a separate registration…

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