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As second year of program gets underway, Sitka Fellow Bes Young explores the Arts of Aging. Episcopal presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori visits Sitka, in path of biologists Ricketts and Calvin. ADF&G to hold no additional king openers this summer.
Thu Jul 25, 2013
Linda Behnken, the Executive Director of the Alaska Longline Fisherman's Association was joined by Tori O'Connell, the Research Director of the Sitka Sound Science Center, to provide an update on SEASWAP (The Southeast Alaska Sperm Whale Avoidance Project). As O'Connell explains, the project just secured $311,000 in funding to continue research on a sperm whale avoidance network this fall. The avoidance network will tag whales in the Chatham Strait black cod fishery and give fisherman devices to communicate where the whales are located. Downloadable audio. more