OceansAlaska, a world-class marine science center, is the concept and vision of Alaskan educators, scientists, fishermen and business leaders, who formed this 501 C-3 non-profit corporation. The focus of this venture is education, marine research, economic development and the display of Alaskan marine species. This project will be an economic engine for Alaska that will jump-start the fledgling shellfish industry and help stabilize the economy of Alaskan coastal communities.”

Update: the deadline to respond to the below RFP’s has been extended to
Oct. 21st at 8am.

RFP 2012 - 2013 documents

Business Development Plan for the construction, operation and funding of a shellfish hatchery/nursery facility in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough PDF
Release Date: September 20, 2013

Schematic design of shellfish hatchery and creation of presentation materials PDF
Release Date: September 20, 2013

Preliminary Geotechnical Report PDF

Geo Tech Locations Contours PDF

OceansAlaska Marine Science Center - Preliminary PDF

OceansAlaska MSC Option 3 PH 1 PDF

040710 Cost Estimate Option 3 Earthwork & Foundation PDF

Construction of the first phase of the facility is complete, which is in place at the George Inlet site. Photos of the OceansAlaska Marine Science Center can be found here.

OceansAlaska ends first season, plans second
by Leila Kheiry, KRBD Radio
December 7, 2012 5:01 PM

Oyster seed shortage slows industry
OceansAlaska production in Ketchikan could address critical need
to see the complete article click here for a PDF.

A donation to OceansAlaska a 501 C-3 non-profit is appreciated and will serve to ensure that our mission as outlined on our web page will be realized. A gift of any sum will be put to good use ensuring a healthy and productive marine environment for future generations. Payments can be made by credit card through PayPal, just click on the donate button below, or by check through the mail at the following address;

P. O. Box 6383
Ketchikan, Alaska 99901

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