NOAA Live! Alaska: Hitching a Ride: How to Spot and Stop Marine Invasive Species
Interactive webinar connecting NOAA Fisheries scientists and partners with Alaska students, teachers and local communities.
March 23, 2021 - Hitching a Ride: How to Spot and Stop Marine Invasive Species
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 11:00 am Alaska time
Jasmine Maurer, NOAA's Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Kachemak Bay, Alaska
How do invasive and exotic marine species arrive and spread in Alaska? We will talk about how to monitor and identify European green crab and tunicates, how they affect ecosystems, and what actions to take before the summer season to prevent marine invasive species from impacting your community.
Webinar and Live Stream
(The webinar will also be live streamed via Facebook Live on the NOAA Fisheries Alaska Facebook page - @NOAAFisheriesAK.)
NOAA Live! Alaska is a weekly series of interactive webinars, aimed at Alaska students in grades 2–8 (but of interest to all ages!). We will feature NOAA scientists, educators, and partners to explore NOAA’s work in Alaska. Learn about current research. Connect to what’s going on in your communities. Join us to ask questions to our presenters and learn more about weather, oceanography, marine life, fisheries and more in Alaska!
NOAA Live! Alaska is coordinated by NOAA's Alaska Fisheries Science Center, NOAA's Alaska Regional Collaboration Network, and the National Weather Service. The series is modeled on the NOAA Live! webinars coordinated by Woods Hole Sea Grant and the NOAA Regional Collaboration Network. Contact Lisa.Hiruki-Raring@noaa.gov with any questions.