Tag Archives: Kodiak Fisheries Research Center

Assembly approves no-bid contract for Research Center plumbing, delays deputy presiding officer vote

At last night’s regular meeting, the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly decided to wait until all members were present to vote on a deputy presiding officer. And as KMXT’s Maggie Wall reports, assembly members approved four contracts, including a sole source contract to do repairs that could have a big impact on future fisheries research.   Click on arrow to listen …

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Professor consults on Alaska’s developing commercial seaweed industry

Mike Stekoll at the Kodiak Fisheries Research Center on Near Island. (Photo by Kayla Desroches / KMXT) Kayla Desroches/KMXT The federal government is investing in Alaska’s growing seaweed farming industry. According to an Alaska Sea Grant press release, the U.S. Department of Energy recently awarded the University of Alaska Fairbanks a half million dollars in funding for research. Mike Stekoll, …

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