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smokey and chris near a bin of shellfish

Coastal Conversations Radio Program: Holiday seafood recipes and traditions

Coastal Conversations show: December 25, 2020 WERU 89.9 in Blue Hill and 99.9 in Bangor Host: Natalie Springuel, Maine Sea Grant Listen to the show on WERU archives For our December 25, 2020 show, we are talking about Maine seafood for the holidays! Our regular Coastal Conversations host Natalie Springuel teamed up with Sea Grant colleagues […]

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Triptych photo collage depicting a fish sculpture with a building, a red rolling field, and a sculpture on the coast.

Coastal Conversations Radio Program: Downeast Heritage

Coastal Conversations show: October 23, 2020 WERU 89.9 in Blue Hill and 99.9 in Bangor Host: Natalie Springuel, Maine Sea Grant Listen to the show on WERU archives Our show today explores coastal Maine’s geological, cultural and natural-resource-based heritage. Maine communities are steeped in a history of living life close to the land and to the […]

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Where the river meets the sea: sampling the Penobscot River estuary

Contributor: Justin Stevens, Maine Sea Grant Marine Extension Associate and Sea-run Fish Ecosystem Project Coordinator Last week was National Estuary Week, and normally I would have been out in the field to survey the Penobscot River estuary, a 30 mile stretch where the river meets the sea. Every year for the past 10 years, I […]

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A late stage larva that was raised at the Darling Marine Center this summer

On the appetites of baby lobsters

Author: Alex Ascher, a University of Maine graduate student working with Drs. Rick Wahle and David Fields on a research project funded through the National Sea Grant American Lobster Initiative, the NSF-funded Maine eDNA program, and Maine DMR’s Lobster Research Collaborative. When people think about lobsters, we tend to think about eating them. Who has […]

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Maine Women Magazine profiles Jaclyn Robidoux

Maine Women Magazine profiled Maine Sea Grant Marine Extension Associate Jaclyn Robidoux in its July 2020 issue. Robidoux discusses her job, the Maine seaweed industry, and this year’s Seaweed Week.  Read the article Posted on September 2, 2020

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