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Maine Sea Grant This Week - 03.24.16

On Tuesday, March 22, Sarah Redmond presents “Seeing Seaweed: How Aquaculture Is Changing the Way We Look at Both Seaweed and Aquaculture" at 6:00 p.m. as part of the Belfast Garden Club’s Evening Lecture Series at the Belfast Free Library.

Maine Sea Grant This Week - 03.17.16

Maine Sea Grant joins the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Maine Aquaculture Association, and Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center to host an Aquaculture Co-op Exploration Workshop on the afternoon of March 15th at the Darling Marine Center. On Thursday, the Aquaculture in Shared Waters course continues in Thomaston.

Can satellite data inform siting of shellfish farms?

This post was written by Jordan Snyder, a graduate student in Damian Brady's lab at the Darling Marine Center. This project is funded by NOAA Sea Grant's National Strategic Initiative in Aquaculture.

Maine Sea Grant This Week - 03.10.16

Join us our year-long observance of the 50th anniversary of the National Sea Grant College Program!

Maine Sea Grant This Week - March 1

Registration is open for the 2016 Maine Sea Grant Research Symposium: Research in a Time of Rapid Change, featuring presentations about our new research projects:

Maine Sea Grant This Week

This is the first in a series of weekly updates of news, events, and important deadlines for what is shaping up to be a busy Spring. 


Registration has opened for the Penobscot Watershed Conference scheduled for Saturday, April 9, at the Point Lookout Resort in Northport, Maine.

Fishermen, others learning the aquaculture ropes in Thomaston, Maine

The fourth class of the Aquaculture in Shared Waters program is underway in Thomaston, Maine. The class of 30 students, including a number of commercial fishermen, meets weekly to learn about the business of aquaculture.

Of what value is a gull? by John Anderson

by Natalie Springuel

Sea Grant alumni working on national marine policy as 2016 Knauss fellows

Two UMaine graduates are working on national marine policy issues as Dean John A. Knauss Fellows. While their placements have just begun, we checked in with Karen Pianka and Noah Oppenheim to see how things were going so far.

Their answer?

“It’s been a whirlwind.”

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