Here’s an upcoming training!
Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF) and partners, including Alaska Sea Grant, are excited to announce a new training program for people interested in starting a seaweed farm. The program will be held in Kodiak, Ketchikan and Sitka in February 2020.
Applications are due by December 20, 2019.
The training is part of the Alaska Mariculture Initiative and is intended to provide tools and knowledge to anyone planning to farm seaweed commercially in Alaska. The program is targeted toward commercial fishermen, tribes, coastal residents and others. The program will consist of:
Daniel Holsapple: At our company’s facility in Humboldt Bay we raise juvenile oysters in tanks on a small barge. As seawater is pumped into the tanks and through the oysters it pours back into the bay through the deck grating. This creates an artificial intertidal zone where goose barnacles, mussels, limpets, and algae can flourish.
Bellingham Technical College is seeking a full-time (or multiple part-time) adjunct instructor(s) to teach various courses in our Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences program beginning in late January, 2020 through the end of Spring quarter (June 24, 2020). The teaching schedule will vary based on student and college needs and is expected to include instructional strategies that use in-person, simulation, blended, online, and hands on techniques.
The Fisheries & Aquaculture Sciences program prepares students for employment in a variety of fisheries occupations with emphasis on field sampling techniques and aquaculture. Teaching content may include such subjects as: shellfish and finfish growth, nutrition, and diseases, freshwater ecology, oceanography, geographic information systems, introductory aquaculture, fisheries biology, advanced sampling techniques and other related courses.
To read more about this position and how to apply, please click here – Fisheries-Aquaculture Sciences Adjunct Instructor(s).
Position: Clam Fresh Enterprises Nursery Manager (Full Time)
Date: September 25, 2019
Hourly Rate: $19 – $30
Reports to: Tyler Johns (Operations Manager)
SUMMARY: This is a management position for shellfish nursey operations at Clam Fresh Enterprises. The manager occupying this position is responsible for oversight of land base shellfish nursery, flupsy, algae grow operation, supervision of nursery staff, monitoring nursery systems, reporting to operations manager, communication with larvae vendors. Employee must be available during weekends when needed.