Understanding coastal property law can be daunting for land owners, beach visitors, and municipal officials. Public Shoreline Access in Maine: A Citizen’s Guide to Ocean and Coastal Law describes Maine law and prominent court cases related to public use and access to the coast, from the seventeenth-century Colonial Ordinance that reserved the public’s
Two-thousand sixteen is the 100th anniversary of Acadia National Park and America’s National Park System. In honor of this centennial, the University of Maine Sea Grant Program and WERU-FM, both official Centennial Partners, present an occasional series based on the monthly public affairs program, Coastal Conversations.
Resources and News: Aquaculture in Shared Waters
This page lists some of the materials produced during the AQSW project, and related news content, so that readers can both learn more about the program, and gather more information for their own consideration as prospective farmers.
Coastal Conversations show: March 31, 2016 (rescheduled from March 25 due to snow cancellation)
In 2015, we began a partnership with Maine-based O'Chang Studios to produce a series of animated videos about climate change in the Gulf of Maine, informed by our work on the Maine's Climate Future project.
"The Lobster Pot Heats Up" illustrates how climate change affects lobster and the lobster industry.
Friday, April 8
Film & Discussion
The Great Bear Sea: Reflecting on the Past—Planning for the Future
hosted by the Island Institute
Saturday, April 9
We are happy to report that we will be starting a class in early 2016, thanks to funding by NOAA's National Sea Grant Program.