• December 20, 2017

    By Lisa Held / Civil Eats

    As Tollef Olsen throws a white buoy labeled “SEAFARM” into Portland, Maine’s Casco Bay on a cold, clear November day, he reminisces about talking to the Maine Sea Coast Vegetables founder Shep Erhart back in the early 1980s.

    Economic Development, Marine

  • November 29, 2017

    By Fred Bever / Maine Public

    Scientists, municipal and state officials, consultants and concerned citizens gathered in Portland Tuesday to consider ways to protect against rising sea-levels and intense storms.

    Community Development, Marine

  • Chef and author Barton Seaver
    November 22, 2017

    By Staff / PenBay Pilot

    The Island Institute will host a special evening conversation on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 5:30-7 p.m., with chef and author Barton Seaver, and Rob Snyder, Ph.D, president of the Island Institute, discussing Barton's new book, American Seafood.

    Archipelago, Media, Marine

  • November 19, 2017

    Colin Woodard / Portland Press Herald

    At last week’s United Nations Climate Change Conference in Germany, an issue of vital importance to Maine fishermen and shellfish growers took the international spotlight.

    Marine

  • November 3, 2017

    By Steve Bittenbender / Seafood Source

    A Maine congresswoman is calling on the federal government to establish a grant program to preserve waterfront access for those who make a living on it.

    Community Development, Economic Development, Marine

  • November 3, 2017

    By Jennifer Mitchell / Maine Public

    Gov. Paul LePage was on Capitol Hill on Thursday to testify against a House bill designed to support working waterfronts.

    Community Development, Economic Development, Marine

  • October 28, 2017

    By Dagney C. Ernest / Village Soup

    The changing seasons bring new artists and a new selection of paintings and local works of art to Archipelago. The Island Institute’s store and gallery will host an opening reception for its fall gallery show Friday, Nov. 3, from 5-8 p.m.

    Archipelago

  • October 24, 2017

    By Kate Irish Collins / The Forecaster

    Contemplating a future as a marine scientist working in the Gulf of Maine, Emma Christman is spending her senior year of high school helping kids at Peaks Island Elementary School grow kelp.

    Education, Marine

  • October 20, 2017

    By Associated Press

    Students in Maine who have been learning about marine science will conclude their project by dropping kelp-growing lines in the water at the start of the winter growing season.

    Education, Marine