Monthly Archives: August 2016

Isotope tests ID salmon remains at Interior Alaska site

by Jeff Richardson Original story found on UAF Cornerstone Ice age inhabitants of Interior Alaska relied more heavily on salmon and freshwater fish in their diets than previously thought, according to a newly published study. A team of researchers from … Continue reading

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Seattle events highlight Sikuliaq’s research abilities

by Lauren Frisch The University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences hosted tours of the research vessel Sikuliaq on Aug. 16 in Seattle. A donor-sponsored reception followed at the Palisade Restaurant. The event was a formal recognition of the … Continue reading

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Seminar recording on risk of botulism in some traditional Alaska foods

On August 22 and 23, world-renowned botulism expert Dr. Eric Johnson and the Food Safety and Sanitation Program Fairbanks Section Manager Ms. Lorinda Lhotka visited the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center.  They presented an evening seminar on their expertise … Continue reading

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Fulbright scholar finishes visit to UAF, SFOS

by Lauren Frisch Swedish Fulbright Arctic Initiative scholar Tom Arnbom recently completed a one-month visit to the University of Alaska Fairbanks, where he connected with agencies and local researchers to better understand threats to food security for coastal Arctic communities. … Continue reading

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Pollock Conservation Cooperative Research Center Letters of Interest are due Sept 26

Pollock Conservation Cooperative Research Center Letters of Interest are due Sept 26 . The Pollock Conservation Cooperative Research Center (PCCRC) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks announces an opportunity for funding of marine research in the North Pacific Ocean and … Continue reading

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Halibut regulations linked to diversification of charter fishing portfolios

by Lauren Frisch Southeast Alaska sport fishermen are adding new species to their fishing portfolios because of new halibut fishing rules. They are increasingly targeting rockfish and sablefish in addition to halibut and salmon. In the Gulf of Alaska, halibut … Continue reading

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