On Sept. 16, Megan Onders spoke with UAF professor Franz Mueter, Matt Ganley with Bering Straits Native Corporation, and Nome Eskimo Community Executive Director Emma Pate about storm preparedness, fish research, the tribal response to harmful algal blooms and more.

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During the premiere of Ocean Knowledge, listeners heard from Sylvester Ayek, who moved from King Island to Nome, about his journey, boat safety and staying healthy on the island. Kate Haapala, an analyst with the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, talked about the history of NPFMC and how it began to consider local subsistence knowledge in the management of and recommendations for fisheries. Final guest Gay Sheffield with the UAF Alaska Sea Grant shared about an on-going survey of harmful algal blooms and how they affect subsistence. Click below to listen to the full program.

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