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New cohort of State Fellows start Alaska-based jobs

combined images of 5 young women in various outdoor locations

For the fourth year, Alaska Sea Grant has funded five graduate students to begin marine policy and science communications work with local host organizations this fall. Modeled after the highly successful Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, the Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship provides recent graduates with a unique professional opportunity to work firsthand on the science…

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New artwork in Dillingham showcases water as a source of life and culture

The Dillingham School District recently installed a mural called “Water is Our Way of Life.”  The mural highlights the important role water serves as a source of culture, food and recreation within the Bristol Bay community, where fishing is a key economic and cultural activity. Icicle Seafoods contributed $1,800 toward the mural’s creation. It was…

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Science camp in Pribilofs honors Michelle Ridgway

St Paul Summer Science Camp 2018 participants.

Every summer, the Aleut Community of St. Paul Island Ecosystem Conservation Office (ECO), with support from the Central Bering Sea Fishermen’s Association and the Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association, hosts a week-long summer science camp on St. Paul Island for youth ages six to 15. The kids come from St. Paul and St. George…

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UAF student wins Knauss fellowship

Amy Kirkham, a University of Alaska Fairbanks doctoral student, will start a Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship in Washington, D.C. next year. The prestigious fellowship is administered by Sea Grant, a partnership between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and universities in 33 states and U.S. territories. Alaska Sea Grant nominated Kirkhan for the fellowship.…

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Fellowships announced by Alaska Sea Grant

CONTACT: Paula Dobbyn, 907-274-9698, paula.dobbyn@alaska.edu Five graduate students selected by Alaska Sea Grant will spend a year working with state and federal agencies to support healthy coastal communities and the marine environment. Alaska Sea Grant chose the students to participate in its State Fellowship program. The fellowships strengthen Alaska’s workforce by cultivating future professionals working in marine science and policy, fisheries,…

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Celebrating the success of UAF grads

Congratulations to the class of 2018! The graduates listed below are working on Alaska Sea Grant-funded research projects. WAY TO GO!! #SeaGrantFunded UAF College of Fisheries & Ocean Sciences Melissa Renee Rhodes-Reese ** B.S. Fisheries Thomas Jean Farrugia ** Ph.D. Fisheries Sarah Beth Traiger * Ph.D. Marine Biology Jordan Thomas Watson ** Ph.D. Fisheries Ellen…

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Melissa Good

Melissa Good Marine Advisory Agent, Unalaska (907) 581-1876 Contact Melissa Bio page Marine Advisory Program PO Box 248 Unalaska, AK 99685 Melissa Good Focus Marine Ecology Marine Literacy Education and Outreach Commercial Fisheries Recreational/Subsistence Fishing Subsistence Harvesting Education M.S. Marine Biology. 2010. University of Alaska Fairbanks B.S. (Honors) Natural Resource Management. 2008. University of Alaska…

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