Posts Tagged ‘subsistence’

2018 Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference and Forum

Sharing Science and Knowledge. The annual Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference (WAISC) will bring together local and indigenous knowledge of subsistence-based communities and other scientific research relevant to the Bering Strait region, including environmental and health issues important to rural communities. This is the third time WAISC will be held in Nome. This year’s conference…

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UAF student Maggie Chan awarded marine policy fellowship in DC

Maggie Chan, graduate student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, will head to Washington, DC, next year as a Knauss Marine Policy Fellow. She is in a select group nominated by Sea Grant programs nationwide who will start their fellowships in February 2018, and continues the recent success of Knauss applicants from Alaska.

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Gay Sheffield

Gay Sheffield Marine Advisory Agent, Nome (907) 443-2397 Contact Gay Bio page Marine Advisory Program 400 East Front Street Nome, AK 99762 Gay Sheffield Expertise Marine ecology, marine mammals, subsistence harvest of marine resources, foraging ecology and diet. Education B.S. Environmental Conservation, University of New Hampshire M.S. Marine Biology, University of Alaska Fairbanks Experience More…

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