Posts Tagged ‘Bering Sea’

Local and traditional knowledge included in Bering Sea Management Plan

a beach with seals, and buildings of a small community in the background

With assistance from Alaska Sea Grant, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council recently adopted what some are calling a groundbreaking ecosystem management plan for the Bering Sea that incorporates local and traditional knowledge. It’s the first time that local and traditional knowledge (LTK) has been formally taken into account in the regional council’s management plan…

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Sheffield, Ahmasuk honored for seabird mortality response

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has honored Alaska Sea Grant’s Gay Sheffield and Brandon Ahmasuk of Kawerak, Inc. for leading a coordinated response to seabird mortality events across the Bering and Chukchi region. Since 2013, Sheffield, an associate professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, and Ahmasuk have…

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Terry Johnson

Terry Johnson Marine Recreation & Tourism Specialist Terry retired from the University of Alaska in 2018. Terry Johnson Focus Marine recreation and tourism Commercial fisheries Pacific Rim fisheries Seafood markets and marketing Bering Sea Kenai Peninsula and Northern Gulf of Alaska Expertise Vessel operations, outfitting, and maintenance Commerical fisheries Marine ecotourism operations Fuel efficiency Rat…

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