- July 6, 2016
We want experiential and place-based education in our island and coastal schools! That was the common denominator among the 24 teachers, administrators and community partners who gathered in Bar Harbor in June.
- July 1, 2016
On Swan's Island, Brian and Kathy Krafjack got the right financing to expand their island store and begin grocery delivery to Frenchboro.
- June 16, 2016
The lobster: one of the most iconic creatures in Maine. Mainers and tourists alike enjoy this tasty crustacean, but many are unaware of the changing conditions and pressures that face lobstermen out on the water every day.
- June 16, 2016
Harry Podolsky, Community Energy Associate at the Island Institute, has been working with Islesboro Central School students for the past few months to help them track and reduce electricity use.
- May 13, 2016
Rebecca Clark Uchenna is the Island Institute’s Marine Resources Associate
- May 9, 2016
This blog series is a resource for island and coastal small businesses.
- April 21, 2016
We’re excited to share with you a partner initiative with Ramblers Way Farm. The pioneering clothing company’s employees will contribute 5% of their paid work hours volunteering for the Island Institute.
- April 20, 2016
I wasn't there for more than two days when I realized that I had picked up conversations with islanders on Mota Lava in almost the same places I had left them with islanders in Maine. I hadn't left work behind, I'd just added palm trees.
- April 7, 2016
The Archipelago Artists and Makers Conference was reimagined this year to grow beyond an invitation-only event, and it expanded well beyond our expectations to include over 130 artiststhat attended from all four corners of the state - Kennebunk to Houlton and Bethel to Machiasport. Maine has alwa