Coastal Conversations

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Coastal Conversations Radio Program: Land Conservation in Downeast Maine

Coastal Conversations show: October 28, 2016 WERU 89.9 in Blue Hill and 99.9 in Bangor Host: Natalie Springuel, Maine Sea Grant Listen to the show on WERU archives The Downeast region of Maine is said to contain many of the cleanest, most natural and least developed watersheds and wildlife corridors on the East Coast of […]

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Coastal Conversations: Young Mariners go to College/Graduate School

Coastal Conversations show: August 26, 2016 WERU 89.9 in Blue Hill and 99.9 in Bangor Host: Natalie Springuel, Maine Sea Grant Listen to the show on WERU archives The coast of Maine is a laboratory for college and graduate students to immerse in marine studies outside the classroom. From undergraduates to PhD candidates, students are […]

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Coastal Conversations Radio Program: Young Mariners go to Camp

Coastal Conversations show: July 22, 2016 WERU 89.9 in Blue Hill and 99.9 in Bangor Host: Natalie Springuel, Maine Sea Grant Listen to the show on WERU archives Many fishermen, harbormasters, boat captains and others started their marine careers because, as kids, they got to muck around on the Maine coast in the summer. We […]

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Coastal Conversations Radio Program: Penobscot Watershed

Coastal Conversations show: March 31, 2016 (rescheduled from March 25 due to snow cancellation) WERU 89.9 in Blue Hill and 99.9 in Bangor Host: Natalie Springuel, Maine Sea Grant Listen to the show on WERU archives The Penobscot watershed drains nearly one third of the state of Maine. From the headlands near Quebec all the […]

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Coastal Conversations Radio Program: Experience Maritime Maine

Coastal Conversations show: February 26, 2016 WERU 89.9 in Blue Hill and 99.9 in Bangor Host: Natalie Springuel, Maine Sea Grant Listen to the show on WERU archives What do the words Maritime Heritage mean to you? Do these words conjure windjammers and wooden boats, or lighthouses and whales? Do you think: island communities, shell middens, or working waterfronts? […]

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Coastal Conversations Radio Program: Where Have All the Shrimp Gone?

Coastal Conversations show: January 22, 2016 WERU 89.9 in Blue Hill and 99.9 in Bangor Host: Natalie Springuel, Maine Sea Grant Listen to the show on WERU archives This winter, you won’t find Northern Shrimp, those delectable, tiny, pinkish-grey crustaceans, in your grocery store’s seafood section or at fish trucks on the side of the […]

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