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Killer Whale Tales: Environmental Science through Storytelling

Lynne Barre, NOAA Fisheries West Coast Regional Office and Jeff Hogan, Killer Whale Tales in Seattle, WA How can you help recover endangered orcas? Join Lynne Barre, NOAA’s Recovery Coordinator for endangered killer whales, and Jeff Hogan, Executive Director of Killer Whale Tales, to learn about the Southern Resident population of killer whales, the challenges…

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North to the Future: Alaskan sharks in a changing ocean

Cindy Tribuzio, NOAA Fisheries Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Juneau, AK, and Sabrina Garcia, Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Anchorage, AK Scientists at the Alaska Fisheries Science Center conduct research and assess the stocks of many species of sharks in Alaskan waters. Join us for a discussion of the different sharks found in…

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One Fish, Two Fish, This Fish, Not That Fish

Noelle Yochum, NOAA Fisheries Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Seattle, WA, and Michelle Dyroy, Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage, AK Do you want to be an honorary Conservation Engineer? Don’t know what that is? Come find out! Learn about exciting research on how fish behave inside fishing gear and how we can improve our fisheries.…

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Fin-tastic Fun with Coral Reef Fish Surveys in South Florida and the Caribbean

Erin Cain and Jay Grove, NOAA’s Southeast Fisheries Science Center in Key Biscayne, FL Take a dive with us into coral reef fish communities and learn all about how we identify, survey, and help inform managers about reef fish populations through NOAA’s National Coral Reef Monitoring Program (NCRMP). Using engaging, interactive photos and videos, we…

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Needle in a haystack: Studying the world’s rarest large whale

Dana Wright, University of Washington, Cooperative Institute for Climate, Ocean, and Ecosystem Studies (CICOES) and Duke University Marine Laboratory, working with NOAA Fisheries Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Seattle, WA How does one study the rarest whale on earth in one of the most remote places in the ocean? Come learn how scientists use a…

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What do you know about Alaska salmon? Exploring the job of a salmon biologist

Joshua Russell, NOAA Fisheries Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Juneau, AK What do you know about Alaska salmon? Join us to learn about salmon lifecycles, what daily research looks like at a fish weir, Alaska salmon management, and the importance of stewardship. Resources to access at home: » Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP)…

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NOAA’s Nose Knows: A day in the life of a Seafood Inspector

NOAA’s Seafood Inspection Facility in Long Beach, CA What does fresh, high-quality, safe-to-eat fish smell like? How does it make its way from the ocean to your dinner plate? Come with us as we follow some of your favorite seafood off a fishing boat, into a processing facility, and through the hands of a NOAA…

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Cold Dark Secrets: Discovering Alaska’s Deep-Sea Corals and Sponges

Pam Goddard, Vanessa Lowe, Rachel Wilborn, Pat Malecha, and Jerry Hoff at NOAA Fisheries Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Seattle, WA Did you know that corals live in the deep, cold waters of Alaska? Come learn about deep-sea corals and sponges, and their importance for underwater communities in Alaska. We will talk about how we…

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