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Smoked Seafood School 2019

Note date change: October 17–18 This two-day workshop is for anyone interested in smoking and processing fish, including home fish-smoking enthusiasts, small smokehouse operators, fishermen interested in direct marketing their fish, and commercial operators. Participants will receive a certificate upon completion of the workshop. Lectures and hands-on activities led by seafood scientists at the Kodiak…

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Can mushrooms replace Styrofoam and keep the oceans cleaner?

A University of Alaska Anchorage researcher who hopes to curb ocean pollution thinks fungi might have a useful role to play. Philippe Amstislavski, an associate professor of public health at UAA, is experimenting with using mushrooms to create biodegradable insulation, shipping material and other environmentally friendly products. Alaska Sea Grant, a partnership between the National…

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Smoked Seafood School attracts students from Alaska and beyond

One of Alaska Sea Grant’s most popular workshops is coming up next month. Our Smoked Seafood School will be held in Kodiak on October 11 and 12. It’s the fourth time we’ve held the class and only two seats remained open as of late September. The class is taught by Alaska Sea Grant’s Chris Sannito,…

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Popular online direct marketing class returning this fall

The popular class, Introduction to Starting and Operating a Seafood Direct Marketing Business, taught via distance delivery is being offered again by Alaska Sea Grant over two weeks in October and November 2018. The course, designed for fishermen who may have no previous experience in direct marketing their catch, teaches the development and management of a…

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Seafood leadership training strengthens industry

Learning to lead effectively is key for employees who want to advance in their companies. Alaska Sea Grant has trained nearly 100 mid-level managers over the past 10 years at the Alaska Seafood Processing Leadership Institute to ensure the industry grows and remains strong. “The 2018 graduates overall seemed exceptionally motivated, energetic and eager to…

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Alaska Sea Grant helps get new fish plant rolling

welcome to Hydaburg sign

A new fish plant opened this month in Hydaburg, a village in Southeast Alaska trying to revive its seafood industry. Haida Wild Alaska Seafood is located in a former cold storage that hasn’t operated in nearly three decades but is now bustling with activity as the commercial fishing season goes into full swing. Hydaburg is…

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