March 2016: Valdez Fisheries Development Association, INC., Hiring Fisheries Technician

This position will fall under the direct supervision of the Hatchery Manager, Assistant Hatchery Manager, or Fish Culturist, the Fish Technician I performs a variety of hatchery duties in the areas of egg take, incubation, rearing, harvest and laboratory. Read more.

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March 2016: Hiring Announcement, ADF&G, Sitka, AK

Alaska Department of Fish and Game (Sport Fish Division) is recruiting for two seasonal fishery technicians for the Southeast Alaska Marine Sport Harvest Project to be stationed in Sitka. Read more. 

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Closing the Cycle: Transforming Food Scraps into the Main Course

Companies are beginning to think creatively about the tons of food waste humans produce on a daily basis. One idea–converting this material so that it can be reused.   Fast forward to 10:14 to learn more about how Hermetia illucens, the black soldier fly, larvae can be used to produce fish feed.   …

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Nine newly certified SCUBA divers through the Fish Tech program!

This past weekend, Fish Tech’s first open water diver course came to an end. The course included classroom work and practice dives at the Blatchley Middle School pool, and concluded with four ocean dives in 45°. Despite the cold and snow, the beautiful clear ocean water helped maintain smiles through it …

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Fish Tech Outreach Coordinators Meet in Sitka

Outreach coordinators representing Bethel, Kodiak, Ketchikan, Homer, and Valdez met with Sitka staff and faculty earlier this fall. “Here in Alaska, the Coast Guard plays a large role in ensuring that fisheries are being maintained and operating appropriately. We have been working with USCG North Pacific Regional Fisheries Training Center …

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Assistant Professor Jim Seeland’s Salmon Lab a Success

This October, Fish Tech professor Jim Seeland met up with students in Anchorage to take part in a hands-on orientation with Alaska’s fisheries. FT S230 Alaska Salmon Culture Lab gives Seeland’s students, who are primarily distance students, the chance to interact with their professor, hatchery staff, and fish. The course …

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October 2015: Kodiak Regional Aquaculture Association: Fish Culturist I

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Fish Culturist I Kitoi Bay Hatchery, Kodiak Alaska Kitoi Bay Hatchery is a large and diverse Pacific salmon production facility (215 million pink, 36 million chum, 2.3 million coho and 850,000 sockeye salmon eggs) located on Afognak Island. This is a remote site approximately 25 miles north of …

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