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Stancioff recognized for sustainability work

Esperanza Stancioff, Extension professor and climate change lead for UMaine Cooperative Extension and Maine Sea Grant, has received a 2020 Mitchell Center Sustainability Award. She is recognized for her outstanding contributions toward the development of a solution by a researcher or research team through her work on the Collaborating Toward Climate Solutions project. Read the […]

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Four University of Maine graduates receive Sea Grant Knauss Fellowships

The Maine Sea Grant Program is proud to announce that four University of Maine graduates were selected for the prestigious 2021 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program sponsored by the NOAA National Sea Grant College Program. The one-year fellowship provides graduate students with a unique educational and professional opportunity to engage in the national […]

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UMaine graduate student receives Maine Sea Grant Scholar Award 

Maine Sea Grant and the Lobster Institute are pleased to announce that University of Maine PhD student Nathan Willse  has received a Maine Sea Grant Scholar award, which provides a one-year research assistantship to support his graduate work. Willse is a researcher in the Chen lab, studying lobster gear and the risk it may pose […]

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Buoy Maine pitch competition announces winners

Maine Sea Grant is pleased to announce that Buoy Maine, a pitch competition designed to foster innovation and entrepreneurship that supports Maine’s working waterfront and coastal communities, will fund ten innovative projects and ideas that help better address the challenges of operating a business during the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding for the awards comes from the […]

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A second virtual facilitation training now available

Maine Sea Grant in partnership with UMaine Cooperative Extension and New Hampshire Extension is offering another two-part training focusing on The Art and Science of Virtual Facilitation. During the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual meetings have become a mainstay for successful communication and collaboration in organizations and communities. Virtual formats bring their own challenges and opportunities, and […]

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Aquaculture in Shared Waters receives top honors from National Sea Grant award program

Aquaculture in Shared Waters, a program that prepares fishermen and others to start aquaculture ventures in Maine, received a Sea Grant 2020 Superior Outreach Programming Award from the Sea Grant Extension Assembly. Superior Outreach Program Awards recognize projects and programs that can serve as an example across the entire National Sea Grant network.  “We’ve worked […]

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Maine Sea Grant announces 2020 undergraduate scholars

Maine Sea Grant is pleased to announce the 2020 awardees of the Undergraduate Scholarship in Marine Sciences. This year’s recipients are from the University of New England (UNE), College of the Atlantic (COA), the Maine Maritime Academy (MMA), and Saint Joseph’s College of Maine. Scholarship recipients will join a statewide network of undergraduate scholars doing […]

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