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.
Resources to access at home:
» Loggerhead Escape: This National Geographic activity is for grades 4-11.
» Fishing Gear: Turtle Excluder Devices
» History of Turtle Excluder Devices
» Turtle Excluder Devices – video
» Tackling Bycatch in U.S. Fisheries – video
» What is a Barbless Circle Hook?
» NOAA’s National Bycatch Reduction Strategy