Tag Archives: Talk of the Rock

Talk of the Rock: Food Systems

On today’s Talk of the Rock, we chat about nutrition and food systems with Alaska Pacific University Professor Rachael Miller, who facilitated a recent food forum here in Kodiak. We talk about everything from added sugar in processed foods to making produce more accessible and affordable on the island. Miller begins the conversation talking about the right to food and ... Read More »

Talk of the Rock: Community Clean-up Day

On today’s Talk of the Rock, host Kayla Desroches talks with members of Kodiak’s professional garbage collecting scene about Saturday’s Community Clean-up Day. The event asks people city and borough-wide to choose a location and get rid of any trash they find there. It kicks off at 8 a.m. in the high school parking lot and continues till 2:00 p.m. ... Read More »

Talk of the Rock: Women’s March

Kodiak will be on one of the locations in Alaska to hold a women’s march the day after inauguration. It’ll be one of the “sister marches” of the D.C. based Women’s March on Washington. On this week’s Talk of the Rock, local organizers join to talk about the non-partisan, all-inclusive event, and how they hope it will set a positive ... Read More »

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 »

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