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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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Comment period open for Maine Climate Council recommendations

August 27, 2020 – Maine Sea Grant recognizes the importance of the Maine Climate Council process to determine ways Maine’s coastal communities remain prepared for predicted and unpredictable changes now and in the future. The Council asked six working groups to discuss and develop strategies to support Maine’s communities in a changing climate. The recommendations […]

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New Internship in Diadromous Ecosystem Research Program

August 20, 2020 – Maine Sea Grant in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) launched a 13-week, paid internship this summer as part of a program to provide opportunities for undergraduate students in Maine to gain experience in fisheries science and research. Four students from Maine universities and colleges […]

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Maine Sea Grant Director named to UMaine President’s Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

July 17 –  University of Maine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy has appointed a 30-member Council on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to advise campus leadership and report on institutional efforts and actions to ensure inclusive excellence. “The University of Maine is committed to the core values of inclusion, diversity, equity and anti-racism,” said President Ferrini-Mundy in her […]

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NOAA and National Sea Grant announce Knauss 2021 fellows

July 21, 2020 – NOAA and Sea Grant are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2021 class of the Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program. The one-year fellowship places early career professionals in federal government offices in Washington, D.C. The 74 finalists in the 2021 class represent 27 of the 34 […]

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