CRRC 2018 Q1 Newsletter

by | Mar 14, 2018 | News, Newsletter

Chugach Regional Resources Commission
Quarterly Update

CRRC has been busy these last few months! Take a look below to see what staff have been up to. We also include other regional and noteworthy news.

Patty Schwalenberg Receives the 2017 Conservation Achievement Award

Patty Schwalenberg received the Pungowiyi Award for Outstanding Achievements by an Alaska Native Organization or Individual

As Heard On Morning Line: Patty Schwalenberg earns Caleb Pungowiyi Award for CRRC Work

Listen to the interview by clicking this link

Alutiiq Pride Shellfish Hatchery’s OA work highlighted as a national case study

The Alutiiq Pride hatchery, located in Seward, is collaborating with federal and academic partners to measure the impacts of ocean acidification on shellfish—and develop possible adaptation strategies. They are also working with communities to analyze nearshore conditions at a local scale. The U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit highlighted the story

CRRC participated in and presented at the 3rd Annual Alaska Food Festival & Conference in Fairbanks. This conference provides an opportunity for presenters and attendees to learn more about — and engage in — the various issues affecting Alaska’s food system. 

Check out our presentation here!

Call for Recipes!

CRRC has been awarded a grant to make a regional recipe book and we need your recipes! Click on this link for a blank recipe card. 

Please send completed recipe cards to Willow Hetrick at .

Juvenile red king crab project nears completion

Alutiiq Pride Shellfish Hatchery is ready to expand on experimental phase.

The Alutiiq Pride Shellfish Hatchery and the NOAA Fisheries Lab in Kodiak are partnering again this year for the final experimental release of juvenile red king crab. Click on this link to read the entire article