Coastal Conversations

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Coastal Conversations Radio Program: A Day at SEA

Coastal Conversations show: May 24, 2024Host: Catherine Devine, Cathy and Jim Gero Acadia Early Career Fellow in Science Communication, Schoodic Institute Show information In this episode, we shine a spotlight on Acadia National Park’s Schoodic Education Adventure (SEA) program, where learning meets the great outdoors. Join us as National Park Service education coordinator, Katie Petrie and […]

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Coastal Conversations Radio Program: Managing Future Forests

Coastal Conversations show: April 26, 2024WERU 89.9 in Blue Hill and 99.9 in BangorHost: Catherine Devine, Cathy and Jim Gero Acadia Early Career Fellow in Science Communication, Schoodic Institute Listen to the show on WERU archives What happens to science when the science is done? And how does that inform how our forests are managed […]

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Coastal Conversations Radio Program: Changing Acadia

Coastal Conversations show: March 22, 2024WERU 89.9 in Blue Hill and 99.9 in BangorHost: Catherine Devine, Cathy and Jim Gero Acadia Early Career Fellow in Science Communication, Schoodic Institute Listen to the show on WERU archives Acadia is changing, and quickly. While its beauty endures, its forests, lakes and coasts are being altered by people […]

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Coastal Conversations Radio Program: Southwest Harbor

Coastal Conversations show: February 23, 2024WERU 89.9 in Blue Hill and 99.9 in BangorHost: Galen Koch, The First Coast & Island Institute Listen to the show on WERU archives This is Galen Koch, from The First Coast + Island Institute, and this month I’m hosting Coastal Conversations from the University of Maine Sea Grant Program. […]

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Coastal Conversations Radio Program: Storm Response

Coastal Conversations show: January 26, 2024WERU 89.9 in Blue Hill and 99.9 in BangorHost: Natalie Springuel, Maine Sea Grant Listen to the show on WERU archives The January 10 and 13, 2024 storms, along with compounding record high tides, storm surge, and strong southeasterly winds, caused much damage throughout the Maine coast, including the loss of […]

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Coastal Conversations Radio Program: On the Water in Belfast Harbor

Coastal Conversations show: February 24, 2023, 4-5 PM WERU 89.9 in Blue Hill and 99.9 in Bangor Host: Natalie Springuel, Maine Sea Grant Listen to the show on WERU archives On the Water in Belfast Harbor High School students on a fishing boat deploying spat collectors, or mesh bags, into the water column to collect baby […]

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Coastal Conversations Radio Program: Stories from Gouldsboro: Salmon and Sardines

Coastal Conversations show: January 27, 2023, 4-5 PM WERU 89.9 in Blue Hill and 99.9 in Bangor Host: Natalie Springuel, Maine Sea Grant Listen to the show on WERU archives Note: This January 27, 2023 episode of Coastal Conversations features two distinct stories about Gouldsboro, Maine. Story 1: Gouldsboro, a working waterfront community at a crossroads […]

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Coastal Conversations Radio Program: Writers of the Maine Coast

Coastal Conversations show: September 23, 2022 WERU 89.9 in Blue Hill and 99.9 in Bangor Host: Natalie Springuel, Maine Sea Grant Listen to the show on WERU archives Maine’s coastline has inspired writers and artists for generations. On today’s Coastal Conversations we are thrilled to feature three contemporary Maine writers who each have a special connection […]

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