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Selected stories about Alaska Sea Grant from the media, not picked up by Google News

Kodiak Daily Mirror—Quality control: Keeping Alaska seafood safe, fresh (11/20/2018) - Seafood processor workers from throughout the state gathered in Kodiak last week for the five-day class Seafood Processing and Quality Control, facilitated by Alaska Sea Grant and taught by Chris Sannito.
KNOM radio: Rick Thoman Gives a Sea Ice Report (11/2/2018) - Rick Thoman of the UAF Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy gave a special “Strait Science” presentation in Nome on Thursday, part of a series organized by Alaska Sea Grant.
Nome Nugget: Northwest Campus dedication commemorates buildings programs (10/23/2018) - Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory agent Gay Sheffield spoke on the importance of science at the Northwest Campus and the capacity to support research.
Learning from a master smoker (10/13/2018) - The two-day Smoked Seafood School, run by Alaska Sea Grant and the Manufacturing Alaska Extension Partnership, is taught by seafood technology specialist Chris Sannito.
Kodiak Daily Mirror: First-time author set to present book tonight (9/19/2018) - Alaska Sea Grant's Marylin Sigman will be presenting her first book, “Entangled, People and Ecological Change in Kachemak Bay” at the Kodiak Public Library.
Arctic Today: With erosion threatening its shoreline, Utqiagvik’s residents are stepping up as citizen scientists (8/17/2018) - A project in Utqiagvik funded by Alaska Sea Grant is focusing on key areas where infrastructure is vulnerable, and will help local people plan ways to mitigate climate change effects and adapt to new realities.
KMXT: Kodiak tribal groups take stock of popular subsistence resource (8/15/2018) - Shellfish are a popular subsistence food on the island, and groups are surveying the density of the local resource. There’s no regular on-site testing of PSP because shellfish harvest on Kodiak beaches is subsistence, but Alaska Sea Grant is working with NOAA to develop a new instrument for monitoring PSP.
KTUU: Researchers work to pinpoint cause of seabird die-off in Bering Sea (8/13/2018) - Alaska Sea Grant’s Gay Sheffield is part of a group trying to understand why 1,400 seabirds have been found dead around the northern Bering and Chukchi Seas.
KMXT: Graduate student experiments with extending shelf life and safety of cooked crab (7/30/2018) - An Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute and Sea Grant graduate student intern is looking at how to extend the shelf life of cooked Dungeness crab and make it safer to eat.
KTVA: Harvesting Alaska—New research could change seaweed rules (7/30/2018) - A Sea Grant-funded graduate student is seeing if seaweed can be sustainably harvested Cook Inlet.
Eye on the Arctic: Communities wrestle with shark-bite mystery off Alaskan coast (7/24/2018) - Gay Sheffield says that the environmental knowledge of Alaska’s subsistence harvesters goes back for generations, so when they see something and are concerned enough to report it, it’s a big red flag.
Nome Nugget: Scientists study effects of oil spill dispersants on Arctic wildlife (7/19/2018) - Scientists are taking a close look at the effects of chemical dispersants on seabirds.
Nome Nugget: “Public asked to report dead birds.” (6/21/2018) - Gay Sheffield says reports of dead seabirds have escalated.
Nome Nugget: “Birding in Shishmaref.” (6/8/2018) - Gay Sheffield provided info about murre remains.
Nome Nugget: “NOAA administrators visit Nome, explain their work” (5/31/2018) - Gay Sheffield hosted coastal management scientists.
Homer News: “School briefs” (5/16/2018) - Alaska Sea Grant helps Homer school with marine education.
UAA Green and Gold News: “Marilyn Sigman’s ‘Entangled’” (5/7/2018) - Sigman interviewed about her MFA degree and new book.
Nome Nugget: “Nature follows its own break-up calendar.” (4/27/2018) - Interview with Gay Sheffield and others.
KRBD: “Ask UAS looks at the changing ocean.” (4/10/2018) - Gary Freitag discusses ocean health.
Nome Nugget “Nome hosts gathering of scientists.” (4/6/2018) - Gay Sheffield helped organize the conference.
KNOM: “Alaska Native Leaders Imagine Divergent ‘Arctic Futures’.” (4/5/2018) - Gay Sheffield assisted with logistics.
KNOM: “Council Unanimously in Favor of Port Tariffs and Regulations, Despite Debate Over Rate Effects on User.” (3/27/2018) - Gay Sheffield appointed to Nome Port Commission seat F by city council.
KNOM: “Amid Renovations, Nome’s UAF Campus Remains a Crossroads of Regional Interests.” (3/26/2018) - Strait Science and Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference (both cosponsored by Alaska Sea Grant) are mentioned.
KYUK: “YK Delta Forms Climate Adaptation Plan Based on International Model for Indigenous Communities.” (3/22/2018) - Davin Holen and partners interviewed Bethel residents about climate change effects on Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
KNOM Radio runs story “In Nome, State Experts Ponder Responses to Potential Bering Sea Crises.” (2/20/2018) - Gay Sheffield hosted talks on mammal strandings and oil spills.
KTOO runs story “Two Petersburg teams return from ocean science competition in Seward.” (2/20/2018) - Alaska Sea Grant’s Sunny Rice co-coached the teams.
KMXT Radio runs story “Fishermen aspire to enter world of seafood processing.” (2/16/2018) - Fishermen enrolled in Alaska Sea Grant’s seafood processing class in Kodiak
Cordova Times runs story “Future workforce will be smaller, but smarter.” (2/8/2018) - Alaska Sea Grant’s Chris Sannito organized the Pacific Fisheries Technologists conference.
Alaska Sea Grant Funding 6 New Research Projects (1/26/2018) - Alaska Sea Grant Funding 6 New Research Projects  SeafoodNews   Full coverage

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