Posts by sarahwarnock


Managing US Fisheries in a Fluid Environment– Salmon and salmon systems are at the forefront of Nautilus’ work in Alaska. Recently we attended the second in a set of hearings on the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA), which is largely credited for maintaining sustainable fisheries in the US through its fundamentally science-based management structure. Senator Dan Sullivan, Chair...

Farmlands and Food Security

Farmlands and Food Security


Posted By on August 4, 2017

Red oak lettuce can’t handle Alaska’s long summer days. But you don’t know until you try, and for more than a century Alaska’s Matanuska Valley farmers have been doing just that – testing and refining cultivation methods to discover how best to grow food in a post-glacial, subarctic climate. Today, Alaska’s small farmers have the knowledge and experience to produce a bounty of nutritious, healthy...

Nautilus Impact Investment recently expanded our expertise in Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation when Associate Katherine Schake completed the Conservation Coaches Training in Ashland, Oregon this past May. Fellow conservation coaches participating included folks from World Wildlife Fund, The Nature Conservancy, US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), and Landscape Conservation Cooperatives. A big thank you to John...

Alaska Ocean Cluster

Alaska Ocean Cluster


Posted By on May 18, 2017

  Nautilus, in collaboration with Bering Sea Fishermen’s Association, hosted a forum this week in Anchorage on an innovative idea for boosting the economy of Alaska’s fisheries – the Alaska Ocean Cluster. Featured speaker Thor Siffusson, Founding Director of the Iceland Ocean Cluster, who addressed more than 25 Alaskan industry leaders and policymakers via Skype from Reykjavik. He spoke of his realization...

Open Standards Training

Open Standards Training


Posted By on April 17, 2017

Nautilus staff co-led a comprehensive Open Standards Adaptive Management Training Course for 15 staff of Region 7 of US Fish and Wildlife Service from April 10-14. The training was designed to familiarize USFWS staff with the Open Standards approach and Miradi, the software that supports application of Open Standards. The training featured case studies of existing uses of Open Standards throughout Alaska as well as case studies from...

Fish 2.0 2017

Fish 2.0 2017


Posted By on April 5, 2017

On April 4th, NII joined the Fish 2.0 2017 competition team and leading impact investment advisors in Seattle for a day long workshop to share guidance for entrants in the West Coast Track of the Fish 2.0 2017 competition. The workshop attracted diverse participants from AK, Canada, WA, OR and CA and featured presentations from leading industry experts, past Fish 2.0 competition winners and experts in various aspects of impact...