Experience the Rare Wonder of Maine’s Reversing Falls

Submitted by Catherine Schmitt on Thu, 09/01/2016 - 18:44

Along the coast of Maine are places where, twice each day, rivers flow backwards and then forwards in an everchanging diorama of freshwater, saltwater, rollocking rapids and tranquil calms. These are the eight “tidal” or “reversing” falls, found where rivers and bays make a narrow passage to meet the sea.

New publication by Maine Sea Grant researcher, Dr. Yong Chen

Submitted by Rachel Lasley-Rasher on Wed, 08/10/2016 - 16:25

A new publication by Dr. Yong Chen and colleagues, "An evaluation of underlying mechanisms for 'fishing down marine food webs'" takes a closer look at a metric, mean trophic level, commonly used to evaluate fishery sustainability. This paper adds to a long list of publications by Dr. Chen addressing the emergent patterns and underlying processes involved in the management of marine resources. Check out Dr.

Young mariners in Maine go to camp, go to college, and go fishing

Submitted by Natalie Springuel on Thu, 07/21/2016 - 12:35

Have you heard about Maine Sea Grant’s radio show Coastal Conversations? It airs on the fourth Friday of each month at 10 AM on WERU Community Radio 89.9 FM, which broadcasts from roughly mid-coast to nearly the Canadian border. You can also access past shows online anytime here:  http://www.seagrant.umaine.edu/coastalconversations.