Future Fishery, Ocean Programs Brace for Budget Axe
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch … Future fishery and ocean programs brace for the budget axe.
More hurtful fallout from Governor Dunleavy’s gutting of the state university budget could be Alaska’s next line of fishery professionals. The College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS), headquartered at the University of Alaska/Fairbanks has been the prime producer of the state’s fishery managers, marine biologists and oceanographers for more than 50 years. Of its nearly 1,000 graduates, over half have come out of the fisheries degree program and work in Alaska...
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