• Long Island students studying biodiversity in a tide pool
    November 14, 2016

    I teamed up with Green Fire Productions, a nonprofit video production company, to film classroom footage of John Van Dis of Edna Drinkwater School and Marci Train of Long Island School for the newest Ocean Frontiers documentary.

    Education & Leadership, Aquaculture & Marine

  • October 20, 2016

    Last winter and spring, Figures of Speech Theatre worked with outer islands schools to produce a film. And it's probably not like any film you've seen before.

    Education & Leadership

  • October 20, 2016

    People driving down Route 1 on Sunday smelled wild salmon from the northern reaches of the Pacific hitting the grill a stone’s throw from the Atlantic. Those smart enough to follow their noses were greeted by sustainable salmon from Alaska and seaweed salad from Maine.

    Economic Development, Aquaculture & Marine

  • October 20, 2016

    What kind of school gets kids to build their own racecar? How about asking students to carry their trash around for a week? Or compare themselves to a favorite vegetable?

    Education & Leadership

  • October 19, 2016

    Many of our aquaculture business development participants have already started their farms and we project that the economic impact of this work will have an $8.5 million effect on Maine’s coast over the next five years.

    Economic Development, Aquaculture & Marine

  • October 19, 2016

    In September of this year, eastern Maine was closed to clam and mussel harvesting. The cause? Not our familiar red tide, but a different biotoxin, domoic acid. It accumulates in filter-feeding shellfish during a bloom of specific algae species.

    Aquaculture & Marine

  • Bri Warner at the Vinalhaven broadband speaker series
    October 3, 2016

    Island residents strive to provide better internet for businesses and communities

    Economic Development

  • September 6, 2016

    It is becoming clear to me that entrepreneurs have a special ability to tackle important community issues with an eye toward innovative solutions.

    Community Development, Economic Development

  • September 1, 2016

    Island and coastal business owners have often told us that they would like to make their businesses more efficient through the use of digital tools like QuickBooks and social media. As a result, we teamed up with Axiom Education and Training Center (AETC) to deliver digital workshops on islands, to support businesses on their own turf.

    Economic Development