In the first half hour Adrien talked with Dave Gaudet, Marine Debris Program Coordinator for the Marine Conservation Alliance Foundation, and then in the second part of the show she interviewed two guests from the organization OCEANA – Chris Krenz, Arctic Project Manager and Jon Warrenchuk, Ocean Scientist for Oceana’s Pacific Region based here in Juneau.
For more information about these organizations, check out the following websites: http://www.mcafoundation.org/, http://na.oceana.org/
- AFN got its start in 1966. It focused on land claims for many years. Today, it also works in areas such subsistence, health, education, jobs and governance.
- The legislature that voters send to Juneau in January will be very different than the one that left in July.
- Wielechowski has been in the news this year for filing a lawsuit to keep Permanent Fund dividends whole.
- The Anchorage race between Republican Cathy Giessel and independent Vince Beltrami could help determine the balance of power in the state Senate, and how Alaska takes on its fiscal crisis.