A workshop on restoration efforts in eastern Maine
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Downeast Fisheries: Progress and Potential Sea run fish are on the rebound, scallops are providing a productive winter fishery, and momentum for fisheries restoration is growing. Join us for an update – and to help chart a sustainable future for eastern Maine’s fishing communities.
Downeast Salmon Federation (DSF) has a brand new, state of the art, mobile fish smokehouse. Brett Ciccotelli, DSF’s “Alewife Ambassador”, is taking the smoker on the road, demonstrating production of smoked alewives, a Downeast delicacy, and talking about the role of alewives in river and coastal ecosystems. This work is part of a broader campaign […]
Taking Fisheries to School: A Fisheries Education Workshop The Downeast Fisheries Partnership (DFP) hosted a workshop in October to facilitate efforts to expand fisheries education in eastern Maine. The workshop brought together 30 people representing 18 different organizations and provided a platform for participants to brainstorm how to build fisheries-related topics into existing educational programs in […]
The Downeast Fisheries Partnership (DFP) invites you to a workshop designed to strengthen the role of fisheries in educational programming in eastern Maine.
On Saturday, April 18th, from 9:00am to 4:00pm, Wabanaki REACH Ally Training will be taking place at the Cobscook Community Learning Center in Trescott Township, Maine. This training is designed for non-Native people and it will provide an opportunity to reflect on the shared history and future with Native people. Space is limited for this […]
Since October 2014, students in the Cobscook Community High School (CCHS) program have been engaged in an experimental clam project that tests the clam’s ability to thrive in a variety of substrates. CCHS partnered with the Downeast Institute for Applied Marine Research and Education (DEI) to learn about clam life history, algae propagation, and hatchery […]
The town of Penobscot has recently formed its own Alewife Committee to work towards re-establishing its commercial alewife fishery. They recently met with Claire Enterline from Maine Department of Marine Resources to discuss how to make re-opening of the alewife runs a reality. Bailey Bowden, who led in the formation of the Penobscot Alewife Committee, […]
The Maine Sea Grant is offering scholarships to college undergraduate students studying Marine Science at any of the five participating institutions. Those participating are: College of the Atlantic, Maine Maritime Academy, , University of Maine, University of Maine at Machias, and University of New England. For more information about eligibility and how to apply, please […]
The Somes-Meynell Wildlife Sanctuary (SMWS) is seeking a new director to lead programming and operations at their 230-acre wildlife sanctuary on Mount Desert Island, Maine. Interested applicants should send a letter and resume to: SMWS Director Search Committee, SMWS, P.O. Box 171, Mount Desert, ME 04660. The deadline for applications is March 15, 2015! Click […]