Talk of the Rock

Talk of the Rock: Halibut Fishery Monitoring Program

On this week’s Talk of the Rock, host Kayla Desroches speaks with PhD candidate Elizabeth Figus, who’s researching the benefits of electronic monitoring versus observers and how to incorporate fishermen’s preferences into bycatch management. Figus wants to thank her funders: The National Science Foundation Marine Ecosystem Sustainability in the Arctic & Subarctic IGERT, The Pollock Conservation Cooperative Research Center of ... Read More »

Talk of the Rock: Island Trails Network

On today’s Talk of the Rock, host Kayla Desroches chats with Tom Pogson from the Island Trails Network about the group’s progress clearing Shuyak Island of marine debris. Pogson is the director of education, outreach, and marine programs for ITN and will touch on how kayaking plays into the group’s efforts. You’ll also hear how you can get involved in ... Read More »

Talk of the Rock: The Angyaaq

On this week’s Talk of the Rock, host Kayla Desroches sits down with former Alutiiq Museum Executive Director Sven Haakanson to speak about building the historic open boat, the angyaaq. Haakanson made some finishing touches on a full-sized vessel with members of the Akhiok community this summer. He’s also researched and built one in Seattle, where he serves as Curator ... Read More »

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