News and Updates
December 9, 2013
Two Funded Master’s Degree Positions to Study “Graying of the Fleet” at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
"Thinking about graduate school? Interested in the social dimensions of Alaska's commercial fisheries? Check out this great research opportunity focusing on the 'graying of the fleet.'
We are seeking to recruit two graduate students interested in pursuing Master’s (or Ph.D.) degrees at the University of Alaska Fairbanks with a research focus on the social dimensions of Alaska’s commercial fisheries. Student funding is provided by research grants from the North Pacific Research Board and Alaska Sea Grant. Successful applicants will be offered two years of funding, including a stipend of approximately $28,000/year, plus tuition, benefits, and research expenses. Click here for more information.
November 15, 2013
Pacific Marine Expo & Fishermen's Reception in Seattle!
Pacific Marine Expo welcomes members of Alaska Marine Conservation Council and extends a free invitation to attend the show Nov. 20-22 in Seattle. Simply mention code 107178when pre-registering to secure your free admission to the exhibit hall, a $30 savings! To pre-register visit www.pacificmarineexpo.com or call 800-454-3005.
Be sure to stop by our booth, #544, to catch up on our work, renew your membership, and check out our new hoodies that were designed by the Salmon Sisters! They will be sharing a booth with us and will have other awesome gear for sale.
Join us for food and drinks and to learn more about what is happening in Bristol Bay regarding offshore drilling and the Pebble Mine. Meet and talk with people working on these issues and find out how you can help. One free drink to first 200 guests and delicious appetizers.
This year's reception will be honoring Robin Samuelsen for his contributions to protecting Bristol Bay and our fisheries.
WHEN:Thursday, November 21st, 5-7pm
WHERE : Silver Cloud Hotel Ballroom, (across from the Century Link Field at the corner of 1st Ave. and South Royal Brougham Way.)Click here to view the Fishermen's Reception invitation.
November 3, 2013
Thank You for making the Homer Ocean Boogie & Cash Raffle a Success!
Homer, you are amazing! Thank you to everyone that made it out to the Homer Ocean Boogie and to all supporters who purchased a raffle ticket! You all had some great ocean themed costumes! Thank you to Alaska Railroad, Bear Creek Winery, Homer Jeans, Two Sisters, Nomad Yurts, Nomar, Mako's Water Taxi, Lisa Wood Pottery, and Alaskan Brewing Co. for your generous donations that helped make our event a success! A huge thank you to the bands, Burnt Down House and Super Saturated Sugar Strings and thank you to our awesome storyteller and costume contest emcee, Kathleen Gustafson.
Cash raffle winners: The winners of the $250 prize category are: Kate Wynn (Kodiak), Phillip Smith (Juneau), Michael Hanson (Kodiak), Dan Hull (Anchorage), Anna Borland-Ivy (Homer), Steve Branson (Kodiak), Frank Miles (Kodiak), Erin Harrington (Kodiak), Jim Norland (Anchorage), Donn Dumm (Kodiak), and John Donkersloot (Palmer). Our $500 cash prize winners are: Glenn Caldwell (Homer), Tracy Lohman (Anchorage), and Dave Lesh (Gustavus). Our $1,500 cash prize goes to Evelyn Abello (Anchorage) and the $10,000 prize goes to Tonya O'Connor of Dillingham! Congrats to all the winners and thanks again to everyone for supporting AMCC! We will contact each winner this week.