Please join us on Monday, April 26th at 1:00 PM AKST for Beth Rosenberg’s MSES thesis proposal entitled, “Developing a non-invasive photo-identification technique for brown bears (Ursus arctos).” The presentation will be online via Zoom: Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87678899020
Please join us on Monday, April 19th at 1:00 PM AKST for Cara Hesselbach’s MSES thesis proposal entitled, “Exploring the spatiotemporal alignment of fishery-dependent and fishery-independent observations of Rougheye and Blackspotted Rockfish in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska.” The presentation will be online via Zoom: Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81252348230
Please join us on Thursday, April 15th at 1:00 PM AKST for Cory Lescher’s Thesis Defense entitled, “Examination of Crab Bycatch Sampling Performance and Discard Survival in the Bering Sea Demersal Trawl Fishery.” The presentation will be online via Zoom: Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86736454170
Ben Jevons will be giving his MSES (Master of Science in Environmental Science) thesis defense entitled, “Assessing the trophic ecology of the giant Pacific octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini) throughout its Alaskan range using multi-tissue stable isotope analysis.” The presentation will be on Friday, December 6th at 12 pm in Carr-Gottstein 102.
Karli Tyance Hassel will be giving her MSES thesis defense entitled, “Merging Scientific and Traditional Ecological Knowledge: Sockeye Salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Management in the English Bay Lakes System, Alaska” The presentation will be on Wednesday, November 27th at 1 pm in Carr-Gottstein 102.
The river and lake system near the Alaska Native village of Nanwalek has long welcomed the red salmon that return en masse each summer. But with dwindling numbers of their preferred subsistence food, the village also welcomed some fresh fish to help develop a salmon monitoring program for the community: APU’s FAST Lab and Alaska…