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Adapting summer science camp during the pandemic

Three girls examine the base of a big tree

The current pandemic is impacting not only the country’s economy and healthcare industry, but also children’s social and educational opportunities. Recognizing this, Alaska Sea Grant’s Sunny Rice set out to adapt the Petersburg Summer Science Camp, using electronic communications in place of normal in-person gathering. Science kits were provided by the Petersburg Public Library for…

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Petersburg Pilot: UASE professor talks crabs, global warming

Alaska Sea Grant–funded researcher Sherry Tamone held a virtual lecture this month as part of the Petersburg Science Series, on her research in crab species in Southeast and the effect that warming sea temperatures has on their molt timing. The series is organized by the local Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program.

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Why are salmon shrinking? UAF professor tackles the topic at Rainforest Festival

When you hear the word rainforest, people often associate it with something tropical. Residents of Southeast Alaska might think differently though, since they’re surrounded by the 17-million-acre Tongass National Forest, a temperate rainforest. In Petersburg, the gifts of Alaska’s coastal rainforest were celebrated this month in a festival organized in part by Sunny Rice, Alaska…

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Sunny Rice

Sunny Rice Marine Advisory Agent, Petersburg (907) 772-3381 Contact Sunny Bio page Marine Advisory Program Box 1329 Petersburg, AK 99833 Sunny Rice Focus Commercial fisheries Marine mammal and fishery interactions Rural development Fisheries business Experience I have worked in the Petersburg MAP office since 1998, and as the MAP agent there since 2004. Prior to…

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