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Alaska Sea Grant hosts 7th Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit

Alaska Sea Grant hosts 7th Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit

The event, organized by Alaska Sea Grant and partners, aims to train the next generation of commercial fishermen to help turn the tide on...
Alaska Sea Grant hosts 7th Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit
USC Sea Grant publishes lessons learned from community engagement efforts

USC Sea Grant publishes lessons learned from community engagement efforts

USC Sea Grant has worked with communities in southern California for over six years on climate adaptation planning. They analyzed their efforts and...
USC Sea Grant publishes lessons learned from community engagement efforts
Gathering builds bridges between kelp farmers, federal and state regulators in Connecticut

Gathering builds bridges between kelp farmers, federal and state regulators in Connecticut

Gathering builds bridges between kelp farmers, federal and state regulators in Connecticut
Sea Grant Evaluation Shows National Weather Service Forecast is Assisting Farmers in Protecting...

Sea Grant Evaluation Shows National Weather Service Forecast is Assisting Farmers in Protecting...

Knowledge, Spread Wisely: Sea Grant Evaluation Shows National Weather Service Forecast is Assisting Farmers in Protecting Wisconsin Waters
Sea Grant Evaluation Shows National Weather Service Forecast is Assisting Farmers in Protecting...
Worms on Oysters Harvested from Reefs are a Natural Occurrence

Worms on Oysters Harvested from Reefs are a Natural Occurrence

“There’s a worm on my oyster!”  Louisiana Sea Grant explains why this happens and why it's not necessarily a bad...
Worms on Oysters Harvested from Reefs are a Natural Occurrence
Counting the Fish in the Sea

Counting the Fish in the Sea

Atlantic menhaden have been called the most important fish in the sea, with good reason.
Counting the Fish in the Sea
Sea Grant Helps Communities Navigate the Program for Public Information Process, Potential Discounts...

Sea Grant Helps Communities Navigate the Program for Public Information Process, Potential Discounts...

Sea Grant programs in the Gulf of Mexico and Georgia help communities better understand how to create a Program for Public Information (PPI) and...
Sea Grant Helps Communities Navigate the Program for Public Information Process, Potential Discounts...
Scientific Team Selected for Independent Abundance Estimate of Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico

Scientific Team Selected for Independent Abundance Estimate of Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico

A team of university and government scientists, selected by an expert review panel convened by the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, will...
Scientific Team Selected for Independent Abundance Estimate of Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico
UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant Prepare Communities for Hurricanes

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant Prepare Communities for Hurricanes

University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant is working with researchers from the National Center for Atmospheric Research to better...
UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant Prepare Communities for Hurricanes
Clear Lakes Disguise Impaired Water Quality

Clear Lakes Disguise Impaired Water Quality

New Minnesota Sea Grant study suggests that using water clarity as an indicator of water quality may not necessarily work in all regions.
Clear Lakes Disguise Impaired Water Quality
BayMap Leads to Discoveries in Offshore Waters Near and Far

BayMap Leads to Discoveries in Offshore Waters Near and Far

To fill a knowledge gap about the shallow seafloor right off Rhode Island's coast, Rhode Island Sea Grant invested in the development of BayMap, a...
BayMap Leads to Discoveries in Offshore Waters Near and Far
Teach the Kids to Fish

Teach the Kids to Fish

"By training the next generation of fishers through a hands-on mentorship program, scientists and fishers hope to feed the world for many...
Teach the Kids to Fish
Sea Grant announces $9.3 million for aquaculture research and industry support

Sea Grant announces $9.3 million for aquaculture research and industry support

Sea Grant announces $9.3 million for aquaculture research and industry support
Pictures Illustrate the State of North Carolina Fisheries

Pictures Illustrate the State of North Carolina Fisheries

In a collaborative effort, North Carolina Sea Grant developed a series of graphics 
to help the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries present...
Pictures Illustrate the State of North Carolina Fisheries
Aquaculture’s Next Big Thing?

Aquaculture’s Next Big Thing?

Wisconsin Sea Grant funded a two-year aquaculture research project designed to compare the production of walleye, a native Wisconsin fish, and...
Aquaculture’s Next Big Thing?
My Day with a Sea Grant Extension Professional

My Day with a Sea Grant Extension Professional

The day started with a typical greeting one would expect when meeting someone for the first time. As we walked towards Paul’s aging truck, which...
My Day with a Sea Grant Extension Professional
Researchers Explore Using Empty Oyster Shells to Decrease Acidic Seawater

Researchers Explore Using Empty Oyster Shells to Decrease Acidic Seawater

Oregon Sea Grant supported researchers place bags of oysters on different amounts of empty shells to see if the shells help the oysters grow better in...
Researchers Explore Using Empty Oyster Shells to Decrease Acidic Seawater
West Coast Shellfish Industry Recognizes Consequences of Ocean Acidification

West Coast Shellfish Industry Recognizes Consequences of Ocean Acidification

A survey funded by Oregon Sea Grant found that more than 80 percent of respondents from the west coast shellfish industry agree that ocean...
West Coast Shellfish Industry Recognizes Consequences of Ocean Acidification
Why Sea Grant Matters to Louisiana Fishermen

Why Sea Grant Matters to Louisiana Fishermen

Louisiana Sea Grant extension agent Thu Bui translates Sea Grant resources for Vietnamese fishermen in Louisiana.
Why Sea Grant Matters to Louisiana Fishermen
Sea Grant's Helen Cheng helps New York City communities better prepare for hurricanes

Sea Grant's Helen Cheng helps New York City communities better prepare for hurricanes

Sea Grant's Helen Cheng helps New York City communities better prepare for hurricanes

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Harvesters’ Perspectives on Alewives, Blueback Herring, and American Eels in Downeast Maine

First hand observations from fishermen and women

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Maine Sea Grant and NOAA Fisheries collaborated to document and showcase the local knowledge of fishermen and women who harvest of alewives, blueback herring, and American eels in Downeast Maine. The fisherman's first hand observations and intimate relationship with these species over the years can inform efforts to restore these fish populations.

Why West Coast Crab Fishers and Tugboat Captains Aren’t Feeling Crabby

Washington Sea Grant’s Steve Harbell helps these industries find a better way to share formerly troubled waters.

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It might seem incongruous to talk of traffic disputes and costly collisions in an area as vast as the waters off the Pacific coast. But that’s the situation that afflicted the coast’s tribal and commercial crab fishers and its tug-and-barge and shipping operators for decades as they shared the same sealanes.

Safe Boating Week: Spotlight on Sea Grant Extension Agent Peter Nguyen

Project Coordinator at Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium

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Peter Nguyen works very closely with Vietnamese-speaking fishermen to offer them technical assistance, such as providing information about new regulations and proposed legislation. Peter, a former commercial shrimper, has been with the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Outreach Program since 2006. He works at Mississippi State University’s Coastal Research Center in Biloxi and works on fishing gear research, seafood marketing and other outreach efforts.

Safe Boating Week: Spotlight on Marine Advisory Program Agent Torie Baker

Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program agent for the Prince William Sound region

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Torie Baker is the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program agent for the Prince William Sound region and is based in Cordova. As a MAP agent, she works with fishermen in marine safety training, business assistance and collaborative applied research. She is also a 20-year commercial salmon harvester in Prince William Sound, Copper River and Bristol Bay, and has worked extensively in Copper River salmon marketing initiatives. She holds a master's degree in adult education from the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Safe Boating Week

May 18th-24th 2014

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It is Safe Boating Week! Whether it’s fresh, salty, or somewhere in between, the allure of water attracts people for fun in the sun and summertime memories.  Sea Grant programs are working hard to manage the delicate balance between the nation’s diverse boating needs and the protection of its coastal resources.

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