We are proud to announce that Lynker’s Ashlee Overdick will continue to support the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). We are grateful to NMFS for their continued faith in Lynker. Ashlee provides the NMFS Alaska Fisheries Science Center with important accurate and high-quality ink illustrations of fish eggs and larvae for scientific use in publications and presentations, and for verification of samples. Great work Ashlee!
Lynker is excited to have been awarded NOAA Office of Water Prediction’s (OWP) ProTech Weather NextGen Coastal Module. Our support will include developing and evaluating methodologies to improve predictions of total water level and coastal flood inundation forecasts.
Seven of our Lynkerites received NOAA 2021 Team Member of the Year awards! Congratulations to Diane Arsenault, Kristin Begun, Joseph Bennington-Castro, Stephen Fazey, Alan Olson, Ashley Schrader, and Josee Vincent. We appreciate your hard work!
For the 7th year in a row, Lynker has made the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America! Way to go team!
We are proud to announce a recent award with NOAA Fisheries to develop fisheries management capacity in Southeast Asia. This project will help protect biodiversity, reduce poverty, build in‐country institutional and scientific capacity, and combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing.
The Lynker team has been hard at work! We are excited to announce a recent award to develop an economic assessment and associated information to support the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council’s efforts to manage the U.S. Pacific Pelagic Longline Fishery.
Lynker’s Jennifer Schultes is the first female observer in the history of NOAA’s Pacific Islands Region Observer Program to reach more than 1,000 sea days! We are proud of you for this amazing accomplishment, Jennifer!
Lynker is excited to have been awarded NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service’s Auke Creek Research & Little Port Walter Field Research. Our support will include fieldwork on vessel surveys and research field stations as well as data analysis and summarization for the Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Auke Bay Laboratories.
Lynker is pleased to announce our award, in partnership with Royal Engineers and Consultants, LLC, to administer Louisiana Sea Grant (LSG) participation contracts for the Better Bycatch Reduction Program. LSG is working with the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to identify and promote certified bycatch reduction devices (BRDs –“bird”) for use in the shrimp trawl industry. Lynker will liaise and provide logistics management for shrimp vessels during gear trials of the new technology across the US Gulf of Mexico. With this award Lynker has been recognized as an expert in fishing industry practices, regulations, and culture, with deep connections to fishing communities.
Check out this feature story from NOAA Fisheries about Lynker’s Pacific Islands fisheries observer, Mario Esera, and how he built a career in conservation on the water. Mario observes trips on longline fishing vessels out of both Honolulu and Pago Pago in American Samoa. His goal is to reach 5,000 sea days to beat the record for Hawaii and American Samoa!
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