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January 2022

Sea Grant fellowship opportunities and experiences

January 14, 3:00 pm4:00 pm AKST
Online
Group photo of 8 people in front of artwork of the US Capitol

Alaska Sea Grant director Ginny Eckert will provide an overview and take questions about upcoming Alaska Sea Grant fellowship opportunities for graduate students, including the Knauss Fellowship and Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship. Prospective applicants can hear first-hand accounts from recent fellows about their experiences and ask questions. The Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship provides a unique educational and professional experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions…

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February 2022

Better Process Control School — February 2022

February 9February 11
Hotel Captain Cook, 939 W 5th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501 United States
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$480
fresh salmon in unsealed cans

Time: 8am–4pm each day This three-day class covers acidified foods production and teaches the principles of thermal processing, equipment requirements, container closure evaluation, and record keeping for glass jars and cans. It is designed for retort operators, quality assurance technicians, and home canners, and will be useful for personnel in plants that pack and thermally process low acid foods and acidified foods in hermetically sealed containers. Sanitation principles are discussed in detail. The course addresses both flexible pouch and traditional…

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Q&A Session: State and Federal Aquatic Farm Applications

February 14, 12:00 pm1:00 pm AKST
Zoom
Photo of a spar buoy— part of the US Energy Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy project in Kodiak, AK.

Do you want to start an aquatic farm in Alaska? Do you have plans to submit a joint agency aquatic farm application but have some questions? State and federal regulatory agency staff and Alaska Sea Grant are offering four open Q&A sessions via Zoom to answer your questions and provide guidance about permitting and leasing an aquatic farm site in Alaska. These sessions will be held February 14, March 14, April 4 and April 18 from noon–1:00 pm (AKST). Who…

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Alaska Marine Policy Forum – February 2022

February 16, 1:00 pm2:00 pm AKST
Zoom
graphic of Alaska

Join us for the Alaska Marine Policy Forum, sponsored by Alaska Sea Grant and Alaska Ocean Observing System. Every other month we host a one-hour meeting 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, February 16, 1 pm AK time (5 pm Eastern, 2 pm Pacific) Please email Dawn Montano to be added to the announcement list. If you would like to speak…

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March 2022

Seafood HACCP Segment 2 — March 2022

March 4, 9:00 am4:00 pm AKST
Zoom
$200
filleted fish on a rack

Alaska Sea Grant offers Seafood HACCP Segment 2 practical training 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 March 4 through the National Seafood HACCP Alliance for Training and Education. The Segment 1 training has a separate registration and fee. You can register here…

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Q&A Session: State and Federal Aquatic Farm Applications

March 14, 12:00 pm1:00 pm AKDT
Zoom
Photo of a spar buoy— part of the US Energy Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy project in Kodiak, AK.

Do you want to start an aquatic farm in Alaska? Do you have plans to submit a joint agency aquatic farm application but have some questions? State and federal regulatory agency staff and Alaska Sea Grant are offering four open Q&A sessions via Zoom to answer your questions and provide guidance about permitting and leasing an aquatic farm site in Alaska. These sessions will be held February 14, March 14, April 4 and April 18 from noon–1:00 pm (AKST). Who…

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Drought and Extreme Events: Building collaborations to enhance data, decision making, and adaptation planning in Southeast Alaska

March 30March 31
Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, 320 West Willoughby Avenue
Juneau, 99801
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stumps and roots on the shoreline

9:00 am – 3:30 pm each day This will be a hybrid event, held in person and online Register now • Workshop agenda (PDF) Drought and Extreme Events Southeast Alaska is a temperate rainforest that has been experiencing extreme heat and periods of prolonged drought. Dry conditions and extreme drought have had economic impacts and created warming low oxygen environments for salmon which are important for subsistence and commercial economies. In May 2019 a drought workshop for Southeast Alaska was held to…

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April 2022

Sanitation Control Procedures for Seafood Processors

April 1, 8:30 am4:30 pm AKDT
Zoom
$200
a surimi machine in a processing plant

  Workshop registration Seafood processors are required to monitor sanitary control procedures used during processing, to document conformance with proper sanitary conditions and practices. This one-day Sanitation Control Procedures for Seafood Processors online workshop teaches people in the seafood industry how to develop and implement FDA-mandated sanitation control procedures, covering the basic eight points of sanitation and documentation requirements.   The workshop includes demonstrations of using test kits to monitor common sanitizer residuals.     Course instructor: Chris Sannito, Seafood…

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Q&A Session: State and Federal Aquatic Farm Applications

April 4, 12:00 pm1:00 pm AKDT
Zoom
Photo of a spar buoy— part of the US Energy Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy project in Kodiak, AK.

Do you want to start an aquatic farm in Alaska? Do you have plans to submit a joint agency aquatic farm application but have some questions? State and federal regulatory agency staff and Alaska Sea Grant are offering four open Q&A sessions via Zoom to answer your questions and provide guidance about permitting and leasing an aquatic farm site in Alaska. These sessions will be held February 14, March 14, April 4 and April 18 from noon–1:00 pm (AKST). Who…

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Mariculture for Alaska’s Future: Status, Challenges, and Opportunities

April 12April 14
Juneau, Alaska Juneau, AK United States
bull kelp

University of Alaska Mariculture Conference April 12–14, 2022 The goal of this University of Alaska-sponsored Mariculture Conference is to support continued development of mariculture in Alaska through consideration of accomplishments and opportunities in the areas of research and education, policy and regulation and industry growth.   Registration information

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