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Student in a science lab holding a dropper and slide next to microscope. Teacher watching and holding bottle of seawater taken from Port of Nome. High school students learn about harmful algae in western Alaska (1/26/2023) - For three days in November, students from Nome-Beltz High School learned about ocean algae, especially about toxin producing species that cause paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) in humans and marine wildlife.…
2023 Mariculture Conference of Alaska logo Mariculture Conference of Alaska coming in February (1/25/2023) - Alaska Sea Grant will host the 2nd Annual Mariculture Conference of Alaska in Juneau, February 15–17. Registration is now open for the event, where farmers, researchers and professionals in mariculture-related…
bearded man wearing glasses and ball cap Remembering Terry Johnson (1/5/2023) - Alaska Sea Grant is saddened to hear of the passing of our friend and colleague, Terry Johnson. Terry joined us in 1991 as the Marine Advisory Program agent for Bristol…
Man with slight beard wearing ball camp and blue shirt smiling and standing on the green Alaskan landscape. Spruce trees and a hill are in background. Fellow Spotlight: Sean Kelly (12/21/2022) - Sean Kelly saw the Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship as a chance to expand his network, learn from seasoned professionals, and increase community resilience and well-being. Sean said, “this fellowship…
Group of people sitting around tables listening to a presenter. Alaska Climate Adaptation Community of Practice convenes in Anchorage (12/20/2022) - “It’s difficult to work from silos on something that is so fundamentally cross-disciplinary.”—event participant The Alaska Climate Adaptation Community of Practice (CoP) met in Anchorage earlier this fall for a…
Small boat traveling down a river near Chevak, Alaska. An interdisciplinary approach to coastal resilience in Alaska (12/7/2022) - A team from Alaska Sea Grant, the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute, the University of Alaska Anchorage Economics Department, and a filmmaker, is working with students and the community…
Woman with long curly hair wearing maroon sweater smiling. Yellow autumn leaves are in the background. Molly Cain joins Alaska Sea Grant as associate director (12/5/2022) - Alaska Sea Grant welcomes Dr. Molly Cain as associate director. Based at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Troth Yeddha Campus, Cain serves on the management team and is responsible for…
Woman with blonde hair wearing sweater, darker rimmed glasses and dark winter hat standing on boat overlooking a mountain and a tide water glacier. Fellow Spotlight: Robin McKnight (12/2/2022) - Alaska Sea Grant State Fellow Robin McKnight is working this year with the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF). Her fellowship focuses on supporting shellfish and seaweed mariculture development, an area…
Looking down at a remote coast from a small plane Developing automated and improved coastline measurements so that western Alaskan communities can plan for change (11/28/2022) - Rapid warming is leading to accelerated coastal erosion and placing many Alaska communities at risk. Accurately forecasting future coastline changes is critical to communities so that they can mitigate and…
9 people seated around tables on a stage Facilitating candidate debates on Alaska fisheries issues (11/23/2022) - The 2022 Alaska Fishery Debates were held October 3–4, with Alaska Sea Grant support behind the scenes and on stage. This year’s debates drew participation by candidates vying to be…

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