July 24, 2015

New faces at the Science Center

Julia McMahon joined the PWSSC as a full-time research technician in February 2015 and is currently working on two research projects focused on over-wintering energetics of […]
July 20, 2015

Semipalmated Plover Study

In early June, researchers from the Prince William Sound Science Center, in collaboration with Trent University, returned to Egg Island for the sixth time since 2006 to […]
June 23, 2015

Salmon rearing at Mt. Eccles Elementary School

On January 6, 2015, three hundred coho salmon eyed-eggs were flown in from the Wally Noerenberg Hatchery for the Mt. Eccles Elementary fresh water salmon tank. […]
May 27, 2015

Hatchery-Wild Ocean Salmon Project is underway!

Click the headline above to access links to project info and up to date catch data. The project description is here: Hatchery Wild Salmon Interaction Study Photos […]
May 22, 2015

PWSSC to test imaging sonars in the Copper River

In-season management of the Copper River salmon fishery is difficult: the Copper River Delta is very braided near the ocean, and the first choke point where […]
May 15, 2015

Delta Sound Connections 2015 is here!

Our 2015 edition is now available online and at various distribution sites throughout southcentral Alaska. Thank you to our many contributors and sponsors for making this […]
May 15, 2015

PWSSC Researcher receives NPRB grant

The North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) has awarded over $415,000 to Dr. Rob Campbell and PWSSC for his project “High frequency observations of the secondary (zooplankton) […]
February 17, 2015

Ocean temperatures set new records

The warm winter Cordova is experiencing is also reflected in the surrounding ocean temperatures. Throughout the Gulf of Alaska water temperatures are setting new records.  The […]
November 3, 2014

Board member transitions in October

We extend extreme gratitude to four board members who termed out in October: Chair Meera Kohler, President and CEO at Alaska Village Electric Cooperative, Anchorage. Meera […]
October 31, 2014

Discovery Room kicks off in October

Discovery Room is in full swing at Mt. Eccles Elementary School. Our team of educators visited the fourth through sixth grade classrooms twice this month, each for […]
October 30, 2014

Science Center welcomes new education coordinator

Last week marked the arrival of Cara Goodwin, our new education coordinator. She drove up from Santa Fe where she had been working for Audubon New […]
September 25, 2014

New staff members arrive at the Science Center

Anne Schaefer arrived in Cordova in mid-August to work as an avian research assistant for Dr. Mary Anne Bishop. She has an undergraduate degree from South […]