State of Alaska/DHSS Press Release

State of Alaska/DHSS Press Release

The State of Alaska and Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) have released the following joint press release to KANA for distribution to the communities we serve. Please share this important information with your family and friends. For questions and concerns, please email Stephanie Mason, KANA Environmental Coordinator or Clinton Bennet, DHSS.

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Ocean Monitoring of Harmful Algal Blooms

Ocean Monitoring of Harmful Algal Blooms

Four long-term sites on the Kodiak road system have been established for continuous monitoring of harmful algal bloom species. Of particular concern is the presence of Alexandrium, a genus of phytoplankton that can produce saxitoxin, the toxin responsible for paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP). KANA Environmental Coordinator Stephanie Mason explains why…

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Rural Farming Training

Rural Farming Training

Learn about growing food and raising livestock! The Kodiak Archipelago Leadership Institute is offering a free training program to help residents of our small communities who live off the road system, and members of our region’s Tribes learn about becoming successful growers, farmers, and ranchers around the island. Activities will include: Two conferences…

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Indian Community Development Grant

Indian Community Development Grant

KANA is exploring an opportunity for a Tribal micro-enterprise development project through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG).Do you have ideas for how we can best support Alaska Native entrepreneurs in Kodiak and our village communities? Join us 5:00–6:00pm on Wednesday, December…

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VPSO Survey

VPSO Survey

The Support Office for Village Public Safety Officers is conducting a brief survey to identify the community’s expectations, understanding and knowledge of VPSOs. If you live in one of Kodiak’s rural village communities, please take a moment to answer a selection of questions that will help improve VPSO services.  Larsen Bay VPSO Roy…

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